Paul Ames is a journalist who covers Europe, with a particular emphasis on the European Union and Portugal.
Although many issues divide these right-wing, populist politicians, they all have something in common with the Donald.
Angered by years of economic stagnation or government graft, worried by immigration and fearful of terrorism, voters are rejecting traditional, centrist politicians.
Differences over Russia and refugees go to the core of the region's political dilemma.
Europe has its own breed of right-wing populists, and their rise toward the continent's corridors of power is no joke.
Few were surprised that this Brussels neighborhood had a link to violence. It is portrayed as a jihadist breeding ground and a no-go area for police.