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More on EU-US relations

Thursday, June 1st, 2017

An independent conservative analyst hopes that the weakening of transatlantic cooperation will make Europe stronger and more resilient. READ MORE

Angela Merkel tells Europe to make it on its own

Wednesday, May 31st, 2017

Commentators ponder what a more independent and assertive Europe, as envisioned by Chancellor Merkel, might entail for Hungary. READ MORE

European People’s Party to discuss Fidesz policies

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

A pro-government commentator dismisses left-wing expectations about the planned People’s Party debate on the policies pursued by the Hungarian government as ‘wishful thinking’. READ MORE

Hungarian-German ‘ideological differences’ challenged

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

A conservative pundit explains the political friction between Angela Merkel and the Hungarian centre-right government in terms of the different paths of consolidation pursued in Hungary and Germany rather than by ideological divergences. READ MORE

Merkel to run again

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

Commenting on the announcement by the German Chancellor that she will run again next year for the post of Party Chairperson and by implication that of Chancellor, a left-wing commentator fears that the number of those who share her worldview is declining. READ MORE

Angela Merkel’s self-critical comments on migration

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

A pro-government columnist thinks that despite her self-critical comments, Chancellor Merkel is unlikely to make a U-turn on migration policy. The leading left-wing daily praises Angela Merkel’s efforts and contrasts her inclusive politics with the Hungarian government’s migration rhetoric. READ MORE

Merkel beaten by AfD in local election

Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

Leading dailies disagree on whether the rise of the anti-immigration AfD in the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern state election has proven Chancellor Merkel’s immigration policies wrong. READ MORE

Trump and Clinton in the spotlight

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

A left-wing columnist thinks that although Prime Minister Orbán is leaning towards Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton is preferable for the world because she is moderate and experienced. A conservative commentator believes that both are poor candidates, but Trump may perhaps change American foreign policy for the better. READ MORE

Chancellor Merkel criticizes Hungary’s migration policies

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

A conservative commentator dismisses Angela Merkel’s claim that Hungary mistreated migrants. 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