Israel Copes with Heartbreak & Trauma Following Horrific Terror Attacks
As Hamas unleashed the worst multipronged terror attack on the State of Israel in recent memory, many there are still trying to grapple with these unconscionable systematic murders, which have befallen the Jewish people.
Orban Wants to Force Private Doctors to Work for the State
The past decade has taught us that the self-proclaimed national conservative government has little respect for conservative values. It has attempted to nationalize private pension funds and introduce price caps that lead to shortages. And now they’re on to healthcare.
Amb. Fried: Lukashenko’s assault on the rules-based international order
Former US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Daniel Fried explains how Belarusian “air piracy” means more than a simple hijacking and why democracies should believe in their values. He also talks about sanctions “not working until they do”, the long arm of authoritarian leaders reaching beyond their own borders, and why […]
‘Trust’ Is Never a Given
Cybersecurity is one of the most critical elements in a digitalized world. In order to highlight the importance of protecting networks, devices and data from unauthorized access, the Central European Affairs Magazine has spoken to several figures of the IT world in Poland and Israel. Author: Jared Feldschreiber One would be hard-pressed to find a […]
Kelemen: Orbán can’t afford to let the opposition win
Political scientist R. Daniel Kelemen explains how Orbán jumped from the EPP before being pushed out, and why he doubts the Hungarian prime minister would let the opposition win at next year’s parliamentary election. He also talks about what he would recommend President Biden regarding Hungary, and how EU politics could shift with Angela Merkel […]
Daniel Freund: Merkel has held a protective hand over Orbán and Fidesz
MEP Daniel Freund (Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance) discusses kleptocracies, corruption in Hungary, the question of democracy and rule of law, the new CDU leader Armin Laschet and the challenges ahead of the European Union in the coming years. Host: Balázs Csekő Before Daniel Freund became an MEP in 2019, he was working for […]
András Simonyi: The US is as strong as its democratic institutions
In the latest edition of the CEA Talk podcast, András Simonyi, former Hungarian ambassador to the United States, talks about major challenges for the Biden administration, repairing of the EU-US relations, differences between the Hungarian and the Polish governments and the achievements of Donald Trump on the international stage. Host: Zoltán Kész The moment is […]
European Strategic Authority in the wake of the US presidential election
Author: Balázs Sean BrandtEssay 2020 was undoubtedly a crazy year for world politics. But not just for politics, everyone was affected by the international trends and mechanisms one way or another. But even in our radically transformed quarantined life, there was something that brought people’s attention to one issue, a great political moment. Or rather, […]