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PM Orbán seen as unchallenged for a long time to come

Saturday, May 27th, 2023

A pro-government analyst believes the four consecutive sweeping electoral victories of Fidesz have opened a new era in Hungarian history. READ MORE

Former liberal leader fears Hungary’s isolation

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2023

In a long article, Viktor Orbán’s erstwhile friend, co-founder of Fidesz and then opponent as a liberal leader calls on the Prime Minister to sit down for talks with President Zelensky of Ukraine and negotiate with EC President Ursula von der Leyen. READ MORE

Left-liberal pundits describe PM Orbán as a conflict-seeking tactician

Thursday, May 18th, 2023

Two critics of the government believe the Prime Minister is leading Hungary into a fatal clash with the European Union. READ MORE

Zelensky allegedly suggested blowing up Russian pipeline to Hungary

Tuesday, May 16th, 2023

A pro-government commentator is outraged by a leaked suggestion from the Ukrainian president to ‘blow up the Druzhba pipeline that provides oil to Hungary’. A liberal pundit describes Zelensky’s reported words as an off-the-cuff remark spoken in a moment of anger. READ MORE

A left-wing take on CPAC Hungary

Tuesday, May 9th, 2023

Four days after the event, the nationwide left-wing daily dismisses the gist of the Prime Minister’s keynote speech at the CPAAC Hungary conference as nonsensical. READ MORE

PM Orbán addresses CPAC Budapest

Saturday, May 6th, 2023

A pro-government commentator endorses the ideas expressed by the Prime Minister in his keynote speech at the second CPAC conference held in as many years in Budapest. READ MORE

Weeklies on the Pope’s visit to Hungary

Monday, May 1st, 2023

The Papal visit has provoked fierce recriminations across the political divide. Each side accuses the other of instrumentalising the presence of the Pontiff for political purposes. READ MORE

Are the strategies of PM Orbán and President Macron alike?

Tuesday, April 25th, 2023

An international affairs analyst sees similarities between the views of the two leaders, but only in their refusal to be subservient to the United States. READ MORE

Weeklies on US – Hungary relations

Monday, April 24th, 2023

Opposition-leaning authors vituperate against the government, which they see as an outlier in both NATO and the European Union. Pro-government commentators praise Hungary’s leaders for defending the country’s sovereignty. READ MORE

PM Orbán says US-Hungarian friendship must withstand divergence over the war in Ukraine

Monday, April 17th, 2023

An opposition-leaning columnist finds the deterioration in US-Hungarian relations worrisome but believes neither of the two parties want to deepen the enmity any further. A pro-government commentator sees the discord as a conflict between the US Left and Right rather than one between two countries. READ MORE