In the geo-political battle of ideas, between an open, liberal vision of government and society, and a more authoritarian template, the continent, overwhelmingly, is in the right column.
The current protests are economic in nature, but build on discontent and cynicism with a monarchy that stifles debate while failing to deliver improving living standards.
Is the free world prepared to show an ounce of the courage of the people risking their lives to defy the Iranian regime?
Beyond the World Cup, the emirate is buying its way into our university, school, and sporting systems. But at what cost?
If she does do it, Starmer is unlikely to reverse it. But the Government should be clear what the UK gains from the gesture.
The stand off is no longer between the Arab world and Israel, but between Palestinians and Israel. When both sides want so much from each other, there is space for a deal.
Should the current Anyone-but-Netanyahu ensemble collapse under the weight of its diversity, he stands a good chance of returning.
It at least gives hope that, after the chaos and corruption of the last decade, some limited change and political accountability might at last be possible.
Germany, Hungary, Italy and Bulgaria are highly dependent on Russian gas exports, raising the prospect of bitter arguments to come.
Traditional secular nationalist-driven Palestinian terrorism has been taking on a more religiously motivated dimension in recent years.
The Middle East had been entering a period of relative calm, but Putin’s aggression in Europe puts it at risk.
He bet that it would seek to become a normal country and the region would wane in strategic importance. He was wrong.
The decision to drop an approach maintained by both parties since 1979 could put British nationals overseas at risk.
In a region where there are multiple opposing camps, it navigates by dealing with any and everyone.
NATO must stand united against Russia’s desire to restore Soviet hegemony.