The European Union (EU) continues to push back against Hungary and Poland for flouting democratic standards.
A serious humanitarian effort can now get underway, while highlighting Russia and China’s self-serving aid campaigns
China’s tentacles reach from Budapest to Cambridge University
Eurasia’s illiberal states are withstanding the liberal democratic project
The attitudes of Central-Eastern Europeans toward vaccines from the east are starkly different
China’s presence in Hungary poses a threat to transatlantic cooperation.
Central and Eastern Europe, once a frontier of China’s influence in the West, has begun to turn a cold shoulder to expansionism.
Hungary’s policy of “opening to the East” is more than a decade old, but it hasn’t delivered Chinese investment.
What’s gone wrong, why it matters, where it’s heading, and what to do about it
Disinformation tactics are being used to burnish the reputations of Russia and China in Hungary, but by Hungarian elites themselves, and for their own purposes.