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Hungarian government accused of supporting Turkish incursion in Syria

Friday, October 18th, 2019

A neoconservative pundit lambasts Hungary for not objecting to the Turkish invasion of Kurdish territories in Syria. A conservative commentator takes up the government’s defence. READ MORE

Washington’s optimism about terror criticized

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

A pro-government commentator finds US State Department statements on peace in Syria and progress in the struggle against Islamist terrorism unfounded.  READ MORE

Escalation of Syrian crisis feared

Thursday, November 26th, 2015

Commenting on the downing of the Russian jet, columnists on Left and Right think that after the incident, it is unlikely that Russia will work with NATO to jointly restore peace in Syria. READ MORE

Europe’s war on terror

Wednesday, November 25th, 2015

Conservative pundits claim that the great powers are going to war in Syria to promote their own geopolitical interests rather than to fight terrorism. Far from making Europe safer, attacking Syria may deepen the terror problem, they suggest. READ MORE

Hungarian perspectives on US-Russian Syria talks

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

Commentators both on Left and Right think that US-Russian cooperation would be essential to the resolution of the Syrian crisis and that without restoring order, the flow of migrants to Europe will not stop. READ MORE

Russia’s involvement in the Syrian war

Saturday, September 12th, 2015

The leading left-wing daily finds Russian military aid to President Assad of Syria indispensable to stop IS, and thus to halt further waves of refugees. This, Népszabadság adds, is bad news for pro-democracy rebels. READ MORE