There is little political will on the part of the European left-wing parties to speak out against dangerous ideas. They often have their eye on winning the ‘Muslim vote’, and as a result, they are reluctant to engage in confrontation.
The financial battle between Hungary and the EU is coming to an end with an agreement reached on all major issues. Both parties celebrate the result as their own victory, but in fact, it is a victory for European diplomacy, once again driven by reason instead of senseless, ideological moralizing.
The Indo-Pacific is not only a geographical region but a strategic concept as well. The stability and the prosperity of the countries in the Indo-Pacific depend on the freedom and the order in the region. The elephant in the room is China.