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Deeper analyses of the Berlin terror attack

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Opinions diverge on the significance of the terror truck attack in Berlin and even more so on its implications for Germany, Hungary and the world. READ MORE

The Berlin truck terror attack

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

In their very first reactions to the Berlin massacre, the Hungarian media refrain from recalling how their government cautioned Germany against indiscriminately hosting a million asylum seekers. They quote experts who warn that Christmas fairs are impossible to protect against lone wolf terrorist attacks. READ MORE

PM Orbán’s speech at Kötcse on 9/11

Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

Commentators agree that our lives will never be the same as they were before 2001, but disagree on PM Orbán’s speech on the anniversary. READ MORE

A pro-government take on the terror-verdict

Monday, September 5th, 2016

A right-wing lawyer and columnist rejects the idea that György Budaházy, who with his accomplices was found guilty of 18 acts of terror, was the innocent victim of a show trial. READ MORE

Budaházy sentenced to 13 years

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

Commentators ponder the severe sentences handed down to the defendants in the first political terror case in the history of Hungarian democracy.   READ MORE

German terror spree in focus

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Left-wing pundits commenting on the German terror attacks caution against fear mongering and fomenting anti-migrant hysteria. Conservative columnists, on the other hand, think that the events prove the failure of multicultural integration and even suggest that Chancellor Merkel is complicit in the horrible crimes. READ MORE

Echoes of the Nice massacre

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Commentators agree that in our age no society is fully sheltered from terrorist attacks. But they sharply disagree on the causes. READ MORE

Parliament passes anti-terror legislation

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

While left-liberal Népszabadság no longer regards the constitutional amendments as a threat, Népszava thinks they are the beginning of the end of the republic. READ MORE

A call to counter the Jihadist threat

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

A migration expert, writing in the leading pro-government daily, claims that the attempt of Europe’s liberal elite to use only “politically correct” language, downplays the real threat posed by political Islam. She recommends that European governments go beyond liberal dogmas and design a complex set of pragmatic counter-terrorism polices in order to fight the jihadists.   READ MORE

Anti-terror legislation can pass after talks with Opposition

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

Magyar Nemzet is happy to see a rare case of consensus forming on the floor of Parliament on an important issue. READ MORE