Diplomatic Discussion about the U.S. Mission in Iraq

October 25, 2010 by  
Filed under DIP!

Paul O’Friel, political counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Budapest, joined CSS members for an off-the-record discussion and illustrated presentation about his experiences in Iraq. O’Friel is a former Iraq PRT (Provincial Reconstruction Team) leader. Topics included experiences leading the U.S. post-war rebuilding efforts in war-torn Iraq, the nature of irregular warfare in the Middle […]

Should Hungary’s Constitution be Reformed or Transformed?

October 11, 2010 by  
Filed under Hungary's Constitution of Liberty

Our guest debaters were András Jakab (Associate Professor of Law at Pázmány University and editor of the Commentary of the Hungarian Constitution) and István Stumpf (professor of political science at ELTE university Faculty of Law and judge on Hungary’s Constitutional Court). András Jakab argued that Hungary’s new constitution should reflect modest constitutional reform while István […]