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Antony Blinken named as next US Secretary of State

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Commentators across the political spectrum try to guess how US-Hungarian diplomatic relations will develop under the new US administration. READ MORE

Government’s elbowroom wears thinner as Biden prepares to take office

Saturday, November 21st, 2020

A liberal commentator suggests that Joe Biden’s electoral victory is already changing power relations in Europe – and not in favour of the Hungarian government. READ MORE

Prospects of US-Hungarian relations

Thursday, November 12th, 2020

A liberal and a right-wing commentator both predict that US-Hungarian relations will deteriorate under President-elect Biden. READ MORE

First comments on Biden’s victory

Monday, November 9th, 2020

Although they have been heavily committed to Biden during the campaign, left-wing observers are nevertheless only moderately optimistic about the outcome. A right-wing commentator, on the other hand, paints a gloomy picture, not merely of America’s future, but above all of Hungary’s ties with the US. READ MORE

An analysis of the failure of opinion polls in the US

Friday, November 6th, 2020

As the result of the US election was still too early to call, a centrist analyst ponders the failure by pollsters to predict the closeness of the presidential race and concludes that this reveals deep problems within American democracy. READ MORE

US Presidential election in focus

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

Pondering the possible implications of the US Presidential elections, right-wing pundits hope that Donald Trump is reelected, while left-wing and liberal columnists would prefer Joe Biden as next President of the US. READ MORE

Biden or Sanders – US Primaries discussed

Friday, March 6th, 2020

A pro-government commentator finds both Biden and Sanders too senior to revitalize the Democratic Party. A left-wing columnist thinks that the Democrats need to show unity to defeat President Trump – at any price. READ MORE

Radio Free Europe to launch its Hungarian service

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

A pro-government commentator believes that the idea of reopening the Hungarian language service of Radio Free Europe must have come from the representatives of the ‘deep state’ within the US State Department. READ MORE

Repercussions of the killing of Iranian General Suleimani

Thursday, January 9th, 2020

A conservative analyst thinks that the assassination of Quassim Suleimani will worsen US-Iranian relations, but he is hopeful that the skirmish will not lead to outright war between the two states. READ MORE

President Trump receives Romania’s Johannis

Monday, August 26th, 2019

Commenting on Donald Trump’s meeting with Romanian President Johannis, a conservative pundit thinks that Hungary and her interests do not matter much for Washington. READ MORE