Since 2018 recently came to a close, it seemed appropriate to return to those articles which were the most popular and still relevant for today.
Below find our list of the articles representing each month from the previous year. Click on the red links to view and read the pieces.
January – Czech Politics Between General and Presidential Elections: Stalemate and Chaos – Vit Dostal
February – One Version For All : Tensions are rising between the Israeli and Polish governments over a new law which criminalises the term “Polish death camps” – Marcin Zaborowski
March – The Fallout of Murder: A Survey: The killing of a journalist in Slovakia raises questions about the future of democratic consolidation – Balasz Jarabik, Viera Zuborova, Grigorij Meseznikov, Magdalena Vasaryova, Andrej Matisak,
April – Budapest: An Illiberal Bastion Orbán’s decisive victory dispelled any thoughts that Hungary might turn back towards the EU – Galan Dall
May – Showing Orbán the Door: It is in the national interests of Poland to reject the Hungarian leader – Wojciech Przybylski
June – Bulgarian Democracy: Ideals verses reality: The dangers and pitfalls in this damaged political reality – Spasimir Domardzski
July – A Dose of Realism: The EU must reform if it is to survive – John Lloyd
August – Facing Stalemate : Breakthroughs in the rule of law debates for Poland and Hungary are needed to evade a no-win scenario – Edit Zgut
September – The Great Orbán-Salvini Hack : How the European populist radical-right paves its way to power – Daniel Hegedüs
October – The Next 7 years : Central Europe is at a Historic Juncture – CEFutures, Wojciech Przybylski and Joerg Forbrig
November – Our Identity Crisis : Delineating the boundary between “post-communist” and “democratic” – Martin Ehl
December – Countering Radicalisation and Soft Security #WomenAreNATO: Security and defence used to be a man’s world.- Elżbieta Bieńkowska