China as a global actor and its relation with Europe

On 16-18 November 2015, the 23th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit took place in Manila. The Leaders’ Declaration condemned terroristic attacks, emphasised their commitment for the fight against corruption and a green, ecologically oriented development and the realisation of the Free Trade Area of the Asia-Pacific (FTAAP). It was China that clearly dominated the summit, […]

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The Fidesz party’s affair with radical voters

One of the most interesting phenomenons in current Hungarian politics is the increasing radicalisation of the conservative Fidesz government and the attempt of the far right Jobbik to recast itself as a mainstream party. Controversial governmental initiatives on topics like the death penalty and immigration may do well to decelerate Fidesz’s unpopularity, but in the […]

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