Entries from Daoud Kuttab at PostGlobal tagged with 'Europe'
There is nowhere in the world where the victory of a moderate Islamic party is more important for us than in the Middle East. Numerous Arab columnists have already written calls for Islamists to learn from the lessons of Erdogan and his party. The first lesson is that Islamists must accept and play by the democratic rules of the 21st century.
The discussion on immigration (including this question) focuses too much on issues like amnesty and high walls. We need to change the debate to include the need for rich countries to invest in poorer countries, so that people will find jobs at home and not have to risk life and limb to reach the first world.
In comparison to the cards that the United States holds and that this administration is not shy about using, I think the Russians are way behind in wielding power.
Ramallah, Palestine - An EU with Turkey could become a role model for the world, bringing nations with different ethnic groups and religions together.