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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

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

Departing US ambassador says relations have improved

Thursday, October 22nd, 2020

Mr Cornstein said he leaves bilateral relations in a better shape than they were at the time of his appointment. READ MORE

FM rejects Biden’s remark on Hungary

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020

A conservative analyst suspects that Mr Biden could not point to Hungary on the world map if he really cannot see the difference between Belarus and Hungary. A left-liberal author accuses Foreign Minister Szíjjártó of wanting to please Putin by criticising Joe Biden. READ MORE

Exchange over Cannon Hinnan’s murder

Tuesday, August 18th, 2020

A pro-government commentator condemns the US mainstream media for not mentioning that Cannon Hinnan was murdered by a black person. A left-wing columnist finds such suggestions manipulative. READ MORE

Ruminations on the US riots

Saturday, August 8th, 2020

A pro-government analyst fears that the weakening of the US will harm European interests. A left-wing columnist dismisses the argument that the riots in the US are the result of systemic racism. READ MORE

The plight of the Roma in the light of the US protest movement

Monday, July 20th, 2020

A former World Bank economist living in the United States believes that the problems of Hungary’s Roma are probably even graver than those of Afro-Americans in the United States. READ MORE

Discussion of US riots continues

Wednesday, July 8th, 2020

A conservative political scientist calls on white people to ‘defend their civilization’ against those he describes as ‘black rioters’. His left-wing counterpart also deems pointless the removal of the statues of controversial historical figures. READ MORE

Donald Trump seen as Hungary’s friend  

Thursday, June 25th, 2020

A pro-government commentator suggests that Hungary would benefit from the re-election of President Trump in November. He calls Prime Minister Orbán a strategic and ideological ally of the US President. READ MORE