The Interpreter: Western Populism May Be Entering an Awkward Adolescence

Populism has been growing since the 1960s, and research suggests it’s not slowing down. Four recent elections show how this dynamic can play out. Source: World

Geert Wilders, a Rising Anti-Muslim Voice

This is Geert Wilders, a far-right Dutch politician with aspirations to be the next prime minister of the Netherlands. He has compared the Quran to Mein Kampf and has called Moroccans “scum.” Source: World

Erdogan Calls Dutch ‘Nazi Remnants’ After Turkish Minister Is Barred

The moves escalated a diplomatic dispute over efforts by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to campaign in Europe on behalf of a referendum to bolster his power. Source: World

E.U. Reaches Compromise With the Netherlands on Closer Ukraine Ties

The Dutch had been the lone holdout among European Union member nations on an association agreement that would seek to counter Russia’s influence in Ukraine. Source: World