The black sheep of Europe: Orbán’s Hungary as a political grey zone


Since assuming power in Hungary in 2010, the Fidesz Party under Viktor Orbán has gradually but decisively moved towards more authoritarian rule. Though Hungary remains a member of the European Union and is far from a dictatorship, the growing power of the executive branch has raised concerns about the future of the country. In hopes of explaining this trend, this article argues that Orbán’s Hungary is a dominant-power political grey zone.

By: Sonam Kotadia

Published on February 10, 2018

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