In the first six months of 2021, Portugal holds the EU’s rotating presidency.  There are different views on what we can expect, especially in terms of the issues most relevant for Hungary, such as migration and EU economic policies. Thus, it is worth taking a closer look at Portugal’s economic, social and political landscapes, and how they relate to the same landscapes in Hungary.


Europe has many reasons to celebrate Joe Biden’s victory in the United States, but there is one crucial aspect of the President’s future policies that may turn out to be devastating for the old continent. His pick for Secretary of State has earned a reputation for his persistent interventionalism and will likely to commit the same mistakes as past administrations did in the Middle East. Returning to the reckless use of American forces in other nations’ conflicts could easily trigger a massive refugee crisis that Europe is utterly unprepared for.