After emerging from under USSR oppresion, Hungary has slid back into an unfortunatly authoritarian path. With increasingly nationalist fervor taking root under Prime Minister Viktor Orban, there is legitimate reason to be concerned about Hungary heading towards autocracy.
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Please also see the book Hungary: Between Democracy and Authoritarianism, by Paul Lendavi and the Oxford University Press.
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For one comprehensive review and perspective, see Hungary: Between Democracy and Authoritarianism, by Paul Lendavi and the Oxford University Press, which you can buy here.