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Criticism of US policy towards Iran

Tuesday, June 25th, 2019

A left-wing and a pro-government columnist ponder the lessons of the skirmish between Washington and Teheran, and the chances of a US-Iran military conflict. READ MORE

Repercussions of the Trump-Orbán summit

Monday, May 20th, 2019

Two conservative pundits, one critical of the government, the other a firm supporter, debate whether Hungary’s improved diplomatic relations with the US serve the interests of Hungary. READ MORE

PM Orbán meets US President Trump

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

A pro-government columnist interprets PM Orbán’s Washington visit as a great diplomatic success for Hungary. A left-wing pundit thinks that the meeting had no real importance. A Marxist philosopher suspects that President Trump needs PM Orbán to weaken the EU. READ MORE

PM Orbán to meet President Trump, after receiving Mr Salvini

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

A pro-government columnist claims that Hungary has become an important diplomatic actor, citing the news that Viktor Orbán will be received by US President Trump later in May, as well as Italian League leader and deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini’s visit on Thursday to Budapest. A left-wing commentator downplays the importance of President Trump’s invitation. READ MORE

President Trump ‘exonerated’

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

A pro-government columnist welcomes the outcome of the Muller investigation and believes that the accusation of ’Russian collusion’ against President Trump will backfire and may help him in his re-election bid. READ MORE

Donald Trump’s State of the Union address

Friday, February 8th, 2019

A left-wing and a conservative columnist offer diametrically opposed interpretations of President Trump’s State of the Union address. READ MORE

A critique of isolationism

Saturday, January 5th, 2019

An independent conservative pundit disagrees with President Trump whom he accuses of destroying the world order rather than reforming it.  READ MORE

Opposing takes on US foreign policy

Saturday, December 29th, 2018

Pro-government commentators welcome President Trump’s isolationist foreign policy. A left-wing commentator, on the other hand, calls it bad news for Europe and the world. READ MORE

US midterm elections seen as a ‘draw’

Friday, November 9th, 2018

Although Republicans lost their majority in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, commentators agree that President Trump’s cards remain strong. READ MORE

Wake up call to Europe

Friday, October 12th, 2018

A pro-government historian believes that leading West European politicians would like to go back to the times when Eastern Europe was a second-rate region. She invites them instead to meet the new challenges of the modern era. READ MORE