This paper was written for the ‘V4 for Europe — Developing positive scenarios for Europe’s future’ workshop, organised by the Hungarian Europe Society in cooperation with the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung in Budapest on 16 May 2017.
How is populist foreign policy made?
Populists approach national unity through rallying their voters against an external enemy; by playing, that is, international politics, but playing it in the domestic public sphere. That is how we can make sense of the Hungarian government’s national campaign to ‘stop Brussels.’ A superficial overview of the same government’s behaviour in international negotiations and, crucially, at Brussels tables, reveals, however, …read more
Source: Visegrad Insight