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Juncker’s reforms rejected out of hand

Friday, September 15th, 2017

A conservative commentator condemns the sweeping institutional reforms proposed by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in his State of the Union address to the European Parliament, as an ‘expression of the will of Brussels bureaucrats to rule over member states.’ READ MORE

PM Orbán’s post-2019 EU agenda

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017

One week after the Prime Minister said Hungary and her East European allies will have a crucial job to accomplish within the European Union after Brexit, two leading analysts express diametrically opposing views on Hungary’ future within the EU. READ MORE

Reactions to the Manchester terror attack

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

In their first comments on the lethal bombing attack in the Manchester Arena, analysts disagree on whether mass immigration from Muslim countries is a significant element in the rise of Islamist terror. READ MORE

Theresa May announces hard Brexit

Thursday, January 19th, 2017

As British Prime Minister Theresa May unveils her plan to leave the European single market, a conservative commentator expresses his understanding for her motives, but warns that a ‘hard Brexit’ is not good news for Hungarians. READ MORE

Brussels plans on refugee relocation

Friday, July 22nd, 2016

Pro-government commentators sharply criticise the draft resolution prepared by the European Commission that would impose on member countries asylum seekers whose demands would be accepted by international experts. READ MORE

Brexit’s fallout on Hungary and the V4

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

A left-wing commentator believes the Hungarian government is ’the spokesman’ of the Visegrád 4 in their confrontation with the EU, while a conservative analyst suggests that Angela Merkel is changing her policies and is steering nearer to the V4. READ MORE

Paris terrorist picked up accomplices in Budapest

Saturday, December 5th, 2015

A conservative columnist accuses EC chairman Jean-Claude Juncker of promoting valueless policies and facilitating thereby the rise of Islamist terrorism in Europe. READ MORE

Hungary at odds with EU mainstream

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

A left-wing commentator thinks pro-government critics of European leaders are simply impolite and un-European. A conservative columnist, on the other hand, feels that Hungary has been singled out for unfair treatment in western Europe. The two articles reflect a hundred year old divide that splits “progressives” and “conservatives”, those looking for models in the west versus others accusing it of bias against Hungary. READ MORE

PM Orbán in Brussels on migrant quotas

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

As PM Orbán discussed migration issues with EU leaders, commentators wonder if the increased quotas hinted at by President Juncker would help resolve the migration crisis in Hungary and the EU. READ MORE

Five arrests over migrant truck deaths

Tuesday, September 1st, 2015

A conservative commentator ascribes the flourishing human trafficking business and thus the tragedy of the 71 migrants found dead in a truck on the roadside in Eastern Austria to the impotence of the European Union to face the mounting wave of immigration from the Third World. READ MORE