As left-wing parties have collapsed, the sole option remaining for voters is conservatism or right-wing populism.
Hungary’s leader used fearmongering propaganda to win. As he entrenches his power, the country’s democratic backsliding will get even worse.
The Jobbik party, once known for its overt racism and anti-Semitism, is trying to reinvent itself as the responsible voice of the center.
Central Europe’s populist revolt against the EU isn’t about safeguarding the West. It’s about rolling back freedoms and cozying up to Russia.
Western democracies that were once reliable defenders of human rights have been consumed by a nativist backlash, leaving an open field for dictators and demagogues.
If the EU really wants to punish Poland, it should turn up the pressure on Hungary.
Orban and Trump were expected to reset U.S.-Hungarian relations. A year later, the two countries are still at odds. What went wrong?
After months of attacks on civil society, the mood is gloomy.
A contentious overhaul of the country’s judiciary could see Brussels invoke the “nuclear option.”
In a closed-door meeting, the Israeli prime minister talked tough on Syria — and even tougher on the EU.
The Soros posters are part of an ongoing battle over Hungary’s political future.
For the first time in history, EU ministers had to discuss whether rule of law still prevails in a member state.