János Stummer's Open Letter to the President of the European Parliament
I am contacting you in connection with your fact-finding delegation’s visit to Hungary between 29 September and 1 October 2021 in order to assess the freedom of the press and the scientific community as well as the respect for minority rights and the rule of law in Hungary.
Glasgow COP26 climate conference: success or failure? – The Weekly 74
If you have an insight into the EU’s political processes, you are probably familiar with the time- and energy-intensive practice always applied by the 27-member community to eventually arrive at a final decision or just a joint statement on even the simplest of questions.
Péter Jakab’s open letter to the President of the European Commission
The year 2022 will bring perhaps the most important election for Hungary’s young democracy since 1989. The stakes are extremely high. We are at a crossroads where our homeland may remain a reliable member of the European Union as a pluralistic democracy or permanently sink into a corruption-ridden autocratic system with a vested interest in sabotaging the European Union.
The West’s Afghanistan dilemma – The Weekly 73
Early autumn, the whole western world was shocked by the consequences of the disastrous withdrawal from Afghanistan as well as the Taliban’s extremely fast offensive and takeover. However, history goes on; we don’t have much time to contemplate how we should relate to the new Kabul leadership, unless we want to make the same mistake again and cause an even bigger disaster by our indecision.