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Orbán and Weber to meet in Budapest

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

As EPP top candidate Manfred Weber is expected to meet PM Orbán in Budapest in the coming days, before the European People’s Party summit next week to discuss a motion to expel Fidesz, commentators assess the role of the Hungarian opposition in shaping the attitude of EPP decision-makers. READ MORE

EPP to debate expulsion of Fidesz 

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Commentators from right across the political spectrum wonder whether the European People’s Party will finally expel Fidesz. Most deem it a very unlikely possibility. READ MORE

Tensions between Fidesz and  the EPP

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Pro-government columnists commenting the proposal to oust Fidesz from the European People’s Party accuse the conservative critics of the Hungarian governing party of serving the interests of the Left and George Soros. Left-wing pundits think that the ruling party deserves expulsion. READ MORE

Neighbouring countries to follow Hungary in rejecting the UN migration pact

Tuesday, November 6th, 2018

A pro-government commentator welcomes Austria’s decision not to sign the United Nations Migration Compact which has already been rejected by Hungary. He hopes Poland and the Czech Republic will soon follow suite and slams EC Chairman Juncker who urged European unity on foreign policy issues. READ MORE

Juncker celebrates centenary of ‘Greater Romania’

Friday, October 26th, 2018

A pro-government columnist condemns European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker for referring to the centenary of the ‘great Romanian unification’ as a European holiday. READ MORE

Juncker criticised for praising Marx

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Pro- and anti-government conservatives fulminate against European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker wo delivered a speech in Trier, Karl Marx’s birthplace when a gigantic statue of the founder of Communism was unveiled. The monument is a gift rom China. A left-wing historian praises Marx’s scientific and moral achievement. READ MORE

Migration on the agenda of the EU summit

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

A pro-government pundit hopes that the Visegrád countries will reject the introduction of mandatory migrant relocation at the EU summit. His left-wing counterpart accuses PM Orbán of not showing solidarity towards other EU member states. READ MORE

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