Viktor Orban Has Gone From Outlier to Precursor

Viktor Orban Has Gone From Outlier to Precursor
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban during a press conference in Belgrade, Serbia, July 8, 2021 (AP photo by Darko Vojinovic).

This is the web version of our subscriber-only Weekly Wrap-Up newsletter, which uses relevant WPR coverage to provide background and context to the week’s top stories. Subscribe to receive it by email every Saturday. If you’re already a subscriber, adjust your newsletter settings to receive it directly to your email inbox.  It’s perhaps a sign of the times that a visit to Hungary by an American television personality known for his provocations on race and immigration has generated international news coverage. But the visit by Tucker Carlson—whose Fox News program has become a clearinghouse of far-right talking points, and misinformation, in the U.S.—has highlighted […]

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