EU funds for “illiberal” countries come under scrutiny, but there seems little room for manoeuvre.
Budapest has been ever-more confrontational, refusing to accept a European Court ruling over refugees and ranting against Hungarian-born financier George Soros. But a rift …
Hungary and Poland continue to defy the EU’s values and threaten its unity. Brussels needs to flex its muscles, and fast.
Budapest and Warsaw are undermining the EU’s values, but Brussels’ kid gloves are only making them bolder.