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Dalibor Roháč

Dalibor Roháč

Dalibor Roháč is a contributing editor at American Purpose; a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, where he studies the political economy of the European Union; and a research associate at the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies in Brussels. He is author of In Defense of Globalism (2019) and Towards an Imperfect Union: A Conservative Case for the EU (2016), which was included on Foreign Affairs' list of best books of 2016.

Rohac has written about European affairs for the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, and many other outlets. He has appeared on news outlets including the BBC, Bloomberg Television, Fox News, and Fox Business. He holds a Ph.D. in political economy from King's College London, master's degrees from Oxford University and George Mason University, and an undergraduate degree in economics from Charles University in Prague.

Articles and Events

Dictatorships and Double Standards Redux

Dictatorships and Double Standards Redux

Jeane Kirkpatrick’s famous 1979 essay bears keen relevance to America’s predicament today.

Dalibor Roháč
Viktor Orbán’s Stacked Deck

Viktor Orbán’s Stacked Deck

Even if the opposition can oust Orbán in Sunday’s elections, Hungary will face uphill challenges to overcome deep dysfunction.

Dalibor Roháč
Russia Must Lose

Russia Must Lose

The United States and its allies have no choice but to consider escalation.

Dalibor Roháč
Can Western Europe Help Eastern Europe?

Can Western Europe Help Eastern Europe?

The case of Ukraine is painful and revealing.

Dalibor Roháč
Weepings and Gnashings of Teeth

Weepings and Gnashings of Teeth

Catastrophism is all the rage. But it's a trope that's at odds with measured, responsible politics.

Dalibor Roháč
Ousting Orbán

Ousting Orbán

With Hungary’s springtime elections, we might finally see the back of Viktor Orbán. But restoration-minded democrats need to tread carefully.

Dalibor Roháč
Europe's Progressives
Books

Europe's Progressives

Konrad Jarausch's Embattled Europe confirms EU intellectual fatigue.

Dalibor Roháč
Go Big or Stay Home?

Go Big or Stay Home?

The EU has more options than it thinks in the all-contentious enlargement debates.

Dalibor Roháč