The European Union officials are insisting that oil sanctions against Russia are coming. On Sunday, France’s Ecological Transition Minister Barbara Pompili was certain that “we will reach (an agreement) by the end of the week.” But the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has warned EU that it would be […]
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The choice of the Anglo-Saxons to ignore the Russian proposal for a treaty guaranteeing peace and to substitute it with the fantasy of a Ukrainian crisis is not bearing fruit. France is agitated, Germany is paralyzed, but Hungary is likely to lead its neighbors to a position identical to that of Russia: the defense of international law.
For the time being at least, diplomacy is still ongoing, which speaks to the suggestion that Russia isn’t yet ready to resort to kinetic means for ensuring its national security red lines. This also hints that they haven’t yet been fully crossed either otherwise Moscow would likely have already acted. […]
Everyone agrees to put an end to legal discriminations. However, some Europeans accuse others of wanting on the contrary to create some. This is the case of Brussels against Hungary. But on closer inspection, this argument is dishonest and hides unavowable interests.
His comments would not have fallen on deaf ears. While metropolitan London would have been aghast at his pedigree and remarks, a Brexit-audience in the rustbelts and areas of deprivation, would have felt a twang of appreciation. For them, migration has not been a boon and glory. For Hungary’s Viktor […]
There has been a hurried spate of cancellations and suspensions of elections across the globe because of the risk posed by COVID-19. The trend is unsurprising. In the age of post-democratic process, suspending the procedure should only induce a cough of recognition. But it is troubling for those who take […]
“I extend a special welcome to Australia’s former prime minister. It is in part due to his tough policy that we regard Australia as a model country. We especially respect it for the brave, direct and Anglo-Saxon consistency which it has shown on migration and defence of the Australian nation”. […]
Hungary has defended its reputation as a bastion of EuroRealism and made it impossible for the EU to sanction its idelogical ally Poland because of the bloc’s inability to reach the necessary unanimous decision in this regard given that Orban has remained in office and is firmly opposed to this.
The EU has taken the stunning step to pursue pro-migrant sanctions against its fellow Polish, Hungarian, and Czech members None of these three targeted countries agreed to Brussels’ unilateral demand that they accept the relocation of Greek- and Italian-based migrants, arguing that it’s illegal for the EU to force them […]
(Please read Part I, Part II, and Part III before this article) Part III heavily detailed the three most explosive regional factors currently threatening the Balkans, whereas this current chapter will look at three less imminent, but no less impactful, ones that could also throw the region’s stability into jeopardy. […]
(This posting is a select chapter from Andrew Korybko’s second book that will focus on the geopolitical application of Hybrid Wars.) Victor Orban may not be a wolf in sheep’s clothing, but he’s definitely a fox. He sly presents himself as a populist voice that outspokenly represents emerging social norms, placing […]