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Radio Atlantic: Liberalism’s Last Stand

Viktor Orbán has worked to remove all impediments to his autocratic regime in Hungary. Next week, President Trump will welcome him to the White House.

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Franklin Foer joins Edward-Isaac Dovere to discuss , about Hungarian Prime his vision of Hungary as an “alternative to ,” and in recent years, he’s cemented his power by undermining civil society. These efforts have not been met with condemnation from Donald Trump’s administration. To the contrary, when he spoke with Foer, the U.S. ambassador to Hungary , “I can tell you, knowing the president for a good 25 or 30 years, that he would love to have the situation that Viktor Orbán has.” How has Hungary found itself losing its democracy? What does it mean for the future of Europe? And what role does the United States have in all of this?

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