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Big tech’s Trump ban questioned

Friday, January 15th, 2021

A conservative commentator expresses his bewilderment that big tech appears to be more powerful than the President of the United States, while a liberal analyst believes Donald Trump must blame himself for what is happening to him. READ MORE

Obama compares Hungary to the Philippines

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

A pro-government commentator and a centrist observer both reject former US President Barack Obama’s view that Hungary is on the wrong side of a contest between good and bad leadership. READ MORE

Donald Trump seen as Hungary’s friend  

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

A pro-government commentator suggests that Hungary would benefit from the re-election of President Trump in November. He calls Prime Minister Orbán a strategic and ideological ally of the US President. READ MORE

PM Orbán likened to Donald Trump and Matteo Salvini

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

A pro-government pundit ascribes the success of the three leaders to their courage in challenging the elite and their talents as communicators. READ MORE

Trump’s politics in the spotlight

Friday, July 27th, 2018

A liberal analyst believes that US President Trump’s ‘simulated madness’ helps him broker deals at the international level. A conservative economist explains US geopolitics in terms of Donald Trump’s efforts to put the US national interest before private business interests. READ MORE

Orbán’s intense diplomatic season

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Commenting on the Prime Minister’s meeting with President Putin of Russia and his forthcoming visit to Israel, a pro-government analyst asserts that the Hungarian Prime Minister has become an important player in international affairs. READ MORE

North Korea tests its ICBM

Friday, July 7th, 2017

A left-wing and a conservative commentator who are both strongly critical of the Hungarian government disagree whether the US will launch a pre-emptive strike against North Korea. Meanwhile, they both express concern not just about Kim Jong-un, but about President Trump as well. READ MORE

Hungary’s chances in the shifting global order

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Pundits across the political spectrum speculate about Hungary’s role and opportunities in the international order that is emerging after Donald Trump’s inauguration. READ MORE

PM Orbán’s Lámfalussy lecture

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

A pro-government columnist agrees with PM Orbán that after the election of Donald Trump, Hungary will have the chance to put the national interest first. A left-wing commentator doubts that Hungary is on an equal footing with the US. READ MORE

2016: A bitter year for the Left

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

In their end of the year opinion pieces, left-wing columnists paint a sad picture of the state of the world and Hungary within it. READ MORE