Islamists are not all Osama bin Laden and secularists are not all Atatürk . They can work together to achieve democracy.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan received a hero’s welcome across the Arab world. But should Arabs welcome or be weary of Turkey’s greater engagement in the Middle East?
Faced with soaring unemployment and the lack of prospects, many educated young Hungarians are being drawn to the radical right. But will it give them the better future they seek?
Britain’s former foreign minister David Miliband has high hopes for the Arab revolutions.
Is Turkey truly a role model for the Arab Spring or is it actually a secular democracy in its autumn years?
The revolution in Egypt succeeded because it had no Islamist face, and the Muslim Brotherhood has benefited from maintaining a soft presence.
The EU rose out of the ruins of war. Perhaps, with a little patience, a Middle Eastern union is not such a distant fantasy.