Tag: orban

Carlos ZGZ

Hungarian Businessman Held in Detention on Allegations of Spying for the United States

Was a Hungarian businessman with access to Prime Minister Orban’s Swiss Bank Account and Hungarian military secrets passing that information on to the Pentagon? Or was his arrest on espionage charges a politically-motivated response to U.S. pressure on Hungary to combat corruption and reverse its slide into authoritarianism?   In late November 2015, the…


No-Man’s Land: Life on the Serbia-Hungary Border

A peacetime no-man’s land is opening up in the Western Balkans, populated by refugees and asylum seekers who suffer the consequences of the joint failures of Serbia, Hungary, and the EU.  One well-trodden route travelled by refugees towards central Europe takes them through Macedonia to Serbia and towards Hungary, where…