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  • Noticed in the Press - July 24, 2017

    July 24, 2017

    In the July 21 edition of The Washington Post an op-ed by columnist Michael Gerson: "Russia first" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - July 14, 2017

    July 18, 2017

     In the July 14 edition of The Washington Post, a report by Harrison Smith:  "LIU XIAOBO 1955-2017"   'An empty chair, and a life filled with peaceful fury' More...
  • Noticed in the Press - July 13, 2017

    July 14, 2017

    In the July 13 edition of The New York Review of Books, a book review by Jerome Groopman and Pamela Hartzband: "Putting Profits Ahead of Patients" The books reviewed are "An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back" by Elizabeth Rosenthal, Penguin, $28, 406 pp. and  "Getting Risk Right: Understanding the Science of Elusive Health Risks" by Geoffrey C. Kabat, Columbia University Press, $35, 248 pp. In the July 10 issue of The Washington Post, an obituary by Harrison Smith: "Irina Ratushinskaya, 63 Turned prison into poetry" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - July 9, 2017

    July 10, 2017

    In the July 9 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Anne Applebaum: "It's all about Trump and Putin now" In the July 5 issue of The Washington Post, a report by Ben Guarino: "From ancient Rome, concrete lessons on producing stronger sea walls"  'Where modern concrete is designed to ignore the environment, Roman concrete embraces it' In the July 3 edition of The Washington Post, an obituary by Harrison Smith: "Peter L. Berger 88  Sociologist made a case for religion's relevance" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - July 2, 2017

    July 3, 2017

    In the July 2 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Anne Applebaum:  "Blind on Russia" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - June 27, 2017

    June 30, 2017

    In the June 26 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by Jackson Diehl: "The crisis we are not talking about" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - June 22, 2017

    June 23, 2017

    In the June 18 edition of The Washington Post, an opinion piece by columnist Anne Applebaum: "Old Europe is new again" In the June 19 issue of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Robert J. Samuelson: "America's postindustrial fallout" In the June 21 edition of The Washington Post, a report by David Filipov: "In poll, most Russians don't trust Putin to curb corruption" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - June 17, 2017

    June 19, 2017

    In the June 13 edition of The Washington Post, a report by Andrew Roth and David Filipov: "Protests erupt across Russia"   In the June 16 issue of The Washington Post, a report by Karoun Demirjian: "Senate passes bill on Russia and Iran" In the same edition, an opinion piece by Fareed Zakaria: "When compromise seems immoral" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - June 12, 2017

    June 12, 2017

    In the June 11 edition of POLITICO Magazine, an article by Molly K. McKew: "Forget Comey. The Real Story is Russia's War on America" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - May 31, 2017

    May 31, 2017

    In the May 29 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Anne Applebaum: "For Europe, everything has changed" In the May 28 issue of The Washington Post, an obituary by Jim Hoagland: "Zbigniew Brzezinski, 89 Combative adviser helped shape Carter's foreign policy" In the May 26 edition of The Washington Post, an opinion piece by Fareed Zakaria: "Trump got played by Saudi Arabia" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - May 27, 2017

    May 29, 2017

    In the May 26 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by Peter Orszag: "The problem isn't the CBO" In the May 21 issue of The Washington Post, two book reviews: "Chinese spirituality on its own terms" by Richard Madsen.  The book is: "The Souls of China: The Return of Religion After Mao", Pantheon, $30, 455 pp.   More...
  • Noticed in the Press - May 23, 2017

    May 23, 2017

    In the May 16 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by Fethullah Gulen: "The Turkey I no longer know" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - May 16, 2017

    May 16, 2017

    In the May 7 edition of The Washington Post, an opinion piece by columnist Anne Applebaum: "How Trump's embrace of dictators is different" In the same issue, an opinion piece by Eric S. Lander and Eric E. Schmidt: "The science 'Miracle Machine' needs refueling" In the May 13 edition of the Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet, an op-ed by István Dobozi: Amerikai kapcsolat"  Also, an English summary of the op-ed: "American connection" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - May 12, 2017

    May 12, 2017

    In the May 7 edition of The Washington Post, an obituary by Emily Langer: "William J. Baumol, 95  American economist known for 'Baumol' cost disease" Dr. Baumol published in 2012 a book entitled: "The Cost Disease: Why Computers Get Cheaper and Health Care Doesn't" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - May 08, 2017

    May 10, 2017

    In the May 5 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Charles Krauthammer: "Trump: 'normalized,' but still scary" In the May 2 issue of the Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet, an op-ed by István Dobozi: "Donald Trump elnök száz napja" Also, an English summary of the op-ed: "Donald Trump's hundred days" In the April 30 edition of The Washington Post, a book review by Gary Krist: "Hemingway and Dos Passos: A turbulent literary friendship" The book is "The Ambulance Drivers: Hemingway, Dos Passos and a Friendship Made and Lost in War", by James Mc Grath Morris, Da Capo, $27, 312 pp. More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Apr 30, 2017

    May 2, 2017

    In the April 29-30 edition of The Wall Street Journal, an opinion piece by Henry A. Kissinger: "The Man Who Saved Europe the Last Time" In the April 28 issue of POLITICO, a commentary by David M. Herszenhorn: "Hungary's Freudian political fight: Orbán vs Soros" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Apr 28, 2017

    April 28, 2017

    In the April 27 edition of The New York Times, an op-ed by Ivan Krastev: "The Movie That Explains Central Europe's Protesters" In the same issue, a report by Jesse Drucker: "Mogul in Israel Helped Finance Kushners' Rise" In the April 20 edition of the Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet, an op-ed by István Dobozi: "Nemzeti nyelv és politika Kazahsztánban" Also, a summary of the op-ed: "Kazakhstan: National Language and Politics" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Apr 25, 2017

    April 25, 2017

    In the April 20 edition of The New York Review of Books, a book review by Thomas Powers: "The Big Thing on His Mind"   The book is "William Faulkner: A Life Through Novels"  by André Bleikasten, translated from the French by Miriam Watchorn with the collaboration of Roger Little, Indiana University Press, $50, 473 pp. More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Apr 21, 2017

    April 24, 2017

    In the April 19 edition of The New York Times, a report by Pablo Gorondi: "Hungarian lawmakers debate bill that critics say is anti-NGO"   The report includes a quote from Maximilian Teleki, president emeritus of the Hungarian American Coalition. In the same issue, a report by Palko Karasz: "Spring in Transylvania: Splashed or Be Splashed" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Apr 14, 2017

    April 19, 2017

    In the April 14 edition of Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Michael Gerson:  "The hope of pardon and peace" In the April 11 issue of The Washington Post, a report by Anthony Faiola and Sarah Pullliam Bailey: "Pope Francis leads church in supporting migrants"  In the April 8 edition of the Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet, an op-ed by István Dobozi: "Nagykövetváltás Washingtonban" Also, an English summary of the op-ed: "Recalling the Ambassador"   More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Apr 11, 2017

    April 18, 2017

    In the April 8 edition of The Washington Post, an opinion piece by columnist Fareed Zakaria: "One missile strike is not a strategy" In the April 8-9 issue of The Wall Street Journal, an art review by Ruth R. Wisse, under the series Masterpiece: "A Novelist's Visionary Zionism" The masterpiece is "Daniel Deronda" (1876) by George Eliot.   In the April 10 edition of The Washington Times, a book review by Martin Rubin: "Managing risk when power shifts" The book is "Fragile Rise: Grand Strategy and the Fate of Imperial Germany, 1871-1914" by Xu Quiyu.  Translated by Joshua Hill and foreword Graham Allison. The MIT Press, $31, 341 pages. More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Apr 08, 2017

    April 10, 2017

    In the April 7 edition of The Washington Post, an opinion piece by columnist David Ignatius: "A moral test in Syria" In the same issue, an op-ed by columnist Anne Applebaum: "Hungary's attack on the CEU should inspire bipartisan outrage" In the March 31 edition of the Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet, an op-ed by István Dobozi: "Az unió kisiklott vonata" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Apr 05, 2017

    April 5, 2017

    In the April 3 edition of The New York Times, an op-ed by Michael Ignatieff: "Academic Freedom, Under Threat in Europe" In the April 4 issue of POLITICO, a report by Japoco Barigazzi: "Hungarian commissioner criticizes anti-Soros education bill"   'Tibor Navracsics takes a different line from his party' In the same edition, a report by Lili Bayer: "Hungary passes bill targeting Soros-funded university"   'Protests in Budapest and strongly-worded US response' More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Apr 01, 2017

    April 3, 2017

    In the April 1 edition of The Washington Post, an editorial: "Hungary's prime minister wants to shut down a beacon of freedom"  In the March 31 issue of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Fareed Zakaria: "Until recently, Trump got health care right" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - March 27, 2017

    March 30, 2017

    In the March 26 edition of The Washington Post, an opinion piece by Mara Casey Tieken: "The rural America everyone is ignoring" In the same issue, an opinion piece by Christine Emba: "A survival guide for our 'post-Christian' nation" In the March 27 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Anne Applebaum: "The critical questions on Russia" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - March 24, 2017

    March 27, 2017

    In the March 24 edition of The Washington Post, a report by Andrew Roth and Natalie Gryvnyak: "Putin critic gunned down in Kiew feared for his life" In the March 21 issue of The Washington Post, a report by Caitlin Dewey: "Dole criticizes Trump's budget for cutting food aid program" In the March 20 edition of the Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet, an op-ed by István Dobozi: "Donald Trump és a klimaváltozás" Also, an English summary of the op-ed:"Donald Trump and climate change" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - March 20, 2017

    March 21, 2017

    In the March 20 edition of the weekly The Christian Science Monitor, a report by Tibor Krausz: "This Hungarian taps the potential of disabled people" 'Géza Dely, founder of "Nem Adom Fel" In the March 20 issue of The Washington Post, an op-ed by Jackson Diehl: "Risking his life to hold Putin accountable" In the March 19 edition of The Washington Post, an opinion piece by Kati Marton: "A DNA test upended my identity" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - March 17, 2017

    March 17, 2017

    In the March 17 edition of The Washington Post, an opinion piece by Vladimir V. Kara-Murza: "Don't erase the memory of Boris Nemtsov" In the March 16 issue of The Washington Post, an editiorial: "The worst year for Syria's children" In the March 13 issue of The Washington Post, an editiorial: "The Vatican and clergy sex abuse" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - March 13, 2017

    March 16, 2017

    In the March 13 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist E.J. Dionne, Jr.: "Next steps for the Trump resistance" In the March 11-12 issue of The Wall Street Journal, an art review, under the series Masterpiece, by Stuart Isacoff: "A Subversive Response to Stalin"   The masterpiece is: "The Fifth Symphony (1937) by Dmitri Shostakovich"   In the March 9 edition of The New York Review of Books, a book review by Antony Beevor: "The Very Drugged Nazis."  The book is "Blitzed: Drugs in the Third Reich", by Norman Ohler.  Translated from the German by Shaun Whiteside. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $28, 292 pp. More...
  • Noticed in the Press - March 07, 2017

    March 13, 2017

    In the March 7 edition of Mandiner.hu, an interview by Gergely Szilvay with Dr. Péter Forgách: "Vállalkozz, magyar!" Dr. Forgach is a Board member of the Hungarian American Coalition and former Chairman of the Board, who founded the Calasanctius Training Program to support the moral and professional education of young talented Hungarians to become leaders in Hungarian society.  So far the program provided scholarship to about 200 students.  Dr. Forgach also created a program to promote start-ups by young entrepreneurs called "Ifjúsági Üzleti Program" based in Budapest, not only for young Hungarians but for the youth of Central Europe. In the March 7 issue of The New York Times, a report by Vivian Yee, Kenan Davis and Jugal K. Patel: "Here's the Reality About Illegal Immigrants in the United States" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - March 06, 2017

    March 8, 2017

    In the March 2 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist E.J. Dionne, Jr.: "Trump still wants you to be very, very afraid" In the March 5 issue of The Washington Post, a commentary by Bill Bishop: "Americans have lost faith in institutions"   'Everything about modern life works against community and trust' More...
  • Noticed in the Press - March 01, 2017

    March 1, 2017

    In  the February 27 edition of The Washington Post, a report by Howard Amos: "Marchers in Moscow honor slain Putin critic"    In the February 24 issue of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Charles Krauthammer: "Trump and the 'madman theory' "    In the February 23 edition of The Washington Post, an obituary by Megan McDonough: "Kenneth J. Arrow, 95  Economist, Nobel winner spurred advances in various fields" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Feb 19, 2017

    February 20, 2017

    In the February 17 edition of The Washington Post, an opinion piece by columnist Fareed Zakaria: "A circus with lots of noise, little action" In the same issue, an opinion piece by Howard Shelanski: "Trump doesn't seem to understand the rules about making rules" In the February 19 edition of The Washington Post, a commentary by Sebastian Mallaby: "The economy is already pretty great" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Feb 14, 2017

    February 17, 2017

    In the February 14 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by Garry Kasparov and Thor Halvorssen: "The rise of authoritarianism is a global catastrophe"  More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Feb 13, 2017

    February 15, 2017

    In the February 11-12 edition of The Wall Street Journal an art review, under the series Masterpiece, by Bob Greene: "Ode to Civil Discourse" The masterpiece is 'Freedom of Speech' (1943) by Norman Rockwell. More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Feb 10, 2017

    February 12, 2017

    In the February 9 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Anne Applebaum: "Is Pax Americana doomed?" In the February 5 issue of The Washington Post, a book review by Frederik Logevall: "Laos:A lesser-known American distaster" The book is "A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA", by Joshua Kurlantzick, Simon & Schuster, $28, 323 pp.  In the February 4 edition of the Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet, an opinion piece by István Dobozi: "Németország lesz Európa Kinája?" Also, an English summary of the opinion piece: "Will Germany Become the China of Europe?"   More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Feb 05, 2017

    February 7, 2017

    In the February 4-5 edition of The Wall Street Journal, an editorial: "A Poisoning in Moscow"  In the February 5 issue of The New York Times, a report by Rick Lyman and Kit Gillet: "Romania Reverses Decision to Weaken Corruption Law Amid Uproar"  In the February 5 edition of The Washington Post, a report and commentary by Pankaj Ghemawat and Steven A. Altman: "The politics of globaloney" 'The world is far less globalized than people tend to think'   More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Feb 04, 2017

    February 6, 2017

    In the February 3 edition of The Washington Post, two selections from the Editorials: "A brighter vision for America"  'Joining the administration, Mr. Tillerson and Mr. Mattis speak up for the right values of leadership' and, "A Russian target" ' The U.S. should act on behalf of an activist who is mysteriously ill' Also, in the same issue, an opinion piece by columnist Fareed Zakaria: "Sorry, Mr. Trump, I agree with you" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Feb 01, 2017

    February 2, 2017

    In the February 1 edition of The Washington Post, a report by Frances Stead Sellers and David A. Fahrenthold: "Bannon's past rhetoric becomes Trump agenda" In the same issue, a report by Ana Swanson: "Trump's administration has a new target on trade - and it's not China or Mexico" In the January 29 edition of The Washington Post, a book review by Dennis Drabelle: "America in a heated debate over its role as an empire" The book is "The True Flag" 'Theodore Rossevelt, Mark Twain and the Birth of American Empire' by Stephen Kinzer, Henry Holt, $28, 306 pp. More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Jan 31, 2017

    January 31, 2017

    In the January 28-29 edition of The Wall Street Journal, a report by Anna Russell: "British Renaissance Treasures Pay a Visit"  'Washington's Folger and New York's Yeshiva Museum to show priceless manuscripts' In the January 30 issue of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Robert J. Samuelson: "Trump's dangerous trade obsession" In the same edition, an obituary by Emily Langer: "Brunhilde Pomsel, 106  Secretary to Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Jan 27, 2017

    January 27, 2017

    In the January 19 edition of The New York Review of Books, a book review by Lewis Lockwood: 'There Is Only One Beethoven' The book is "Beethoven for a Later Age: Living with the String Quartets" by Edward Dusinberre, University of Chicago Press, $30, 262 pp. The review makes reference to the Hungarian Quartet (1935-1972) and more extensively to the Takács Quartet, created in 1975. In the January 23 issue of The Wahington Post, an op-ed by columnist Robert J. Samuelson: "America Last" In the January 26 edition of The Financial Times, a Letter to the Editor by Lajos Bokros: "Trump Way Off the Mark on Germany and the EU" The writer served as Hungarian minister of finance in 1995-1996 and was member of the European parliament for Hungary in the 2009-2014 session. More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Jan 24, 2017

    January 25, 2017

    In the January 20 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Fareed Zakaria: "In defense of globalization"      In the January 20 issue of the Hungarian weekly "Élet és Irodalom" an opinion piece by István Dobozi: "Obama világpolitikai hagyatéka"    Also, a brief summary of the opinion piece: "Obama's foreign policy legacy" In the January 24 edition of The Financial Times, a Letter to the Editor by István Dobozi: "Trump is right: Euro has helped Germany to become the China of Europe" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Jan 21, 2017

    January 23, 2017

    In the January 18 edition of POLITICO Magazine, an article by Molly K. McKew: "Russia Is Already Winning" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Jan 19, 2017

    January 19, 2017

    In the January 19 edition of The New York Review of Books, an article by Timothy Garton Ash, featuring a selection of seven books discussed in the article and listed prior to the text: "Is Europe Disintegrating?" In the January 18 issue of The Washington Post, an op-ed by Sebastian Mallaby: "Europe is in deep trouble" In the January 17 edition of The Washington Post, an obituary by Harrison Smith: "Zhou Youguang, 111  Chinese writing system was a 'bridge to speech' "   More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Jan 16, 2017

    January 17, 2017

    In the January 16 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Josh Rogin: 'The death of think tanks as we know them' In the January 15 issue of the Washington Post, a commentary by Sarah Oates: "Russian 'kompromat' works - whether is true or not"   In the January 13 edition of The Washington Post, an op-ed by columnist Fareed Zakaria: "Why China may welcome Trump" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Jan 08, 2017

    January 12, 2017

    In the January 7 edition of the Hungarian daily Magyar Nemzet, an op-ed by István Dobozi: "Közös valuta születési rendellenességgel"  An English summary of the op-ed: "Euro suffering from birth defects" In the January 8 issue of The Washington Post, a report and commentary by Natalie Duffy and Nate Sibley: "Five Myths about Kleptocracy" In the same issue, an opinion piece by columnist Anne Applebaum: "America's 'democratic faith' dims overseas" More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Jan 12, 2017

    January 12, 2017

       In the January 7-8 edition of The Wall Street Journal, an art review by Willard Spiegelman, under the series Masterpiece: "Life and Death Distilled in Two Lines". The masterpiece is "In a Station of the Metro" (1912) by Ezra Pound. In the same issue a book review by Bartle Bull: "A Prison Without a Roof" 'The Russian exile system was the greatest sustained machine of evil in human history' The book is  "The House of the Dead"  by Daniel Beer, Knopf, $35, 464 pages. Also in the same edition, a report by Ben Zimmer: 'Persona non Grata': The Diplomatic Way to Say 'You're Unwelcome' More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Jan 04, 2017

    January 11, 2017

    In the January 6 edition of The Washington Post, a report by Ruth Eglash: "Jewish art challenging the taboo of Jesus" In the same issue, an opinion piece by columnist Fareed Zakaria: "The Russia briefing we need" In the January 4 edition of The Wall Street Journal, an opinion piece by William A. Galston: "The Growing Threat of 'Illiberal Democracy' " More...
  • Noticed in the Press - Jan 01, 2017

    January 2, 2017

    In the December 31, 2016-January 1, 2017 edition of The Wall Street Journal, an art review by Tom L. Freudenheim, under the series Masterpiece: "Sublime Enigma" The masterpiece is 'Penitent Magdalene' (1453-55) by Donatello. In the same issue, an opinion piece by Edward J. Epstein: The Fable of Edward Snowden" In the January 1, 2017 edition of The Washington Post, a recording review by Simon Chin: "Pianists do poetic justice to Liszt's dazzling compositions" The two recordings are the "Transcendental Études" More...


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