As Schengen crumbles, Orban becomes the face of Europe


Coils of razor wire by a road on the Hungarian side of the Hungarian-Slovenian border near Tornyiszentmiklos, 258 kms southwest of Budapest, Hungary, 03 December 2015. The razor wire will be used by Hungarian authorities to install a fence along the border.

Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Slovenia, Croatia, Hungary, Greece… what freedom of movement?

Victor Orban is mainstream. “I truly believe it’s an ideological victory for Viktor Orban,” said Jean Quatremer to Euronews on Tuesday, the Brussels correspondent for Libération.

Hungary was now the first to put up a barbed wire fence in Europe, Greece and Bulgaria had in fact preceded him; but, he was the first to use a barbed wire fence to deal with the asylum crisis. And he was the first to line up a barbed wire fence along a Schengen zone border, first with Croatia, then with Slovenia. No...

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