The "Most-Worsened" Country

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The Fund for Peace’s (FFP) 2016 Fragile States Index ranks Hungary, under Prime Minister Viktor Orban, as the “most-worsened” country this year, due in part to its recent track record on refugees, human rights, and rule of law. FFP Executive Director J. J. Messner, who is also the editor of the fragile states report, speaks with The Cipher Brief about Hungary’s shaky position.

The Cipher Brief: This year’s index finds Hungary is the “most-worsened” country, year-on-year, for 2016? What does this mean?

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