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A move by Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to control a prestigious university in Budapest is about fear, not education laws.
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Granting Tunisian security forces suffrage provides police unions greater leverage over politicians, diminishing prospects for security sector reform.
Each day there are so many other disturbing developments that people’s ability to retain and maintain some order in their heads about them all is severely challenged.
“No political party, no political actor is able to lead Tunisia alone in this very sensitive and fragile period.”