Peter Kreko is a Fulbright visiting professor at the Central Eurasian Studies Department and a faculty member at the Russian and Eastern European Institute at Indiana University, Bloomington. He served as director of the Political Capital Institute, a Budapest-based think tank, and was an associate professor at Eotvos Lorand University of Science in Budapest. He has published articles in Foreign Affairs, Newsweek, and the Financial Times. Attila Juhasz, currently the director of the Political Capital Institute, Budapest, is a Ph.D. candidate at the Doctoral School of Sociology and Welfare, an interdisciplinary research program at Eotvos Lorand University, Faculty of Social Sciences, Budapest. He is a lecturer at Pannon University, Veszprem, Hungary.