Foreign agent laws claimed as a tool to fight back against foreign interference can also be used to silence critics and repress law-abiding NGOs, independent media and individuals.
Brussels’ inability to tackle Hungary’s growing authoritarianism reveals a key weakness in the EU system.
Orbán’s nationalist gesture at a recent football match raises important questions – and tensions.
As a child of Hungarian Jews, reading Eichmann in Jerusalem was a revelation to Peter Christoff. Yet might the ‘Eichmann problem’ of criminal disregard apply, today to those exploiting fossil fuels?
The EU commission is taking legal action against Hungary may not be a sure win for LGBT rights in Europe.
Former Soviet bloc nations have reason to worry about an embargo on Russian oil, but Europeans are finally recognizing the true costs of their longstanding energy dependence on Russia.
A united opposition may be a winning strategy in some elections, but not for the United for Hungary coalition.
A fractured opposition helped deliver a parliamentary super majority to Europe’s longest serving leader despite position on Ukraine.
A military historian and U.S. Army veteran explains how wars are not easy to win – something political leaders often forget when looking at the calculus of conflict.
Russia is a big player in the global nuclear power construction business. Why this era could soon be over.
The surprise winner of the opposition primaries does not align himself with any political party.
Viktor Orban has once again flouted EU values with a new law on sharing material that ‘promotes homosexuality’.
Estonia and Hungary are arguing that EU member states cannot legally implement the OECD agreement on corporation tax.
As Slovenia takes over the rotating EU Council presidency, other member states should not let Janez Janša follow in Hungary’s authoritarian footsteps.
A new anti-LGBTQ+ law in Hungary is populist Prime Minister Viktor Orbán’s tactic for securing support ahead of elections.
Canada needs to think carefully about our approach to regulating online harm. Rather than going it alone and taking aim at social media companies, Canada should work with other democracies.
A recent survey conducted in eight European countries provides a snapshot of citizens’ views of their own countries’ leaders as well as those who influence the future of the EU.
The US Armed Forces run 14 programs in over 150 countries, providing education and training for roughly 70,000 foreign military personnel each year. What, if anything, are they learning?
Many countries, ranging from Hungary to Brazil, are using violence and legal measures to control, intimidate and shut down independent organizations – including foreign ones.
Once an atheist, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban embraced Christianity on his way to power – and has used it to consolidate his position since.