Demographic panic in countries like Hungary finds its political expression in a paranoid fear that the country's dwindling population will be overrun by immigrants with a radically different culture, particularly refugees.
Long before he was elected as Hungary's president, Viktor Orban was then a firebrand student leader, anti-Communist, and keen for Hungary to join the West. Photograph courtesy of European People's Party's Flickr
LONDON, U.K.—I first met Viktor Orban, the not-quite-dictator of Hungary, in 1989, in Budapest—and the man who introduced us was none other than George Soros.
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Democracy, Terrorism and Killer Robots: Embassy News covers the 2015 Halifax International Security Forum The Halifax International Security Forum is one of the world’s biggest gatherings of defence and security leaders.
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House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.
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