I must confess to often feeling a sense of complete and utter frustration – I’m sure we all do, those of us who try to change the world via the pen as opposed to the sword (although not condemning warfare either, when it’s used in a just way, since the world is composed of peace […]
Last year, NATO conducted a military drill in which Erdoğan was depicted as “the enemy”, leading a country intended to resemble Turkey in all but name. In response, Turkey decided to withdraw its troops from the joint NATO drill. Reports say that the incident took place a week before the drill’s end. It started on […]
Disclaimer: this column is not an endorsement of any party and merely consists of observations. If you had told observers in the 1970s that the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) would one day become a decisive power broker as an ally of a party like the “Islamist” AKP (Justice and Development Party) they would have deemed […]
Trump and Kim’s meeting is a lesson to the Muslim world. Indeed, it’s a lesson for all of us. What does it show us? It shows us that the world’s supposed focus on “human rights” is a complete and utter illusion and in terms of respect, safety from external aggressors and independence, they count for […]
It’s 1939. Hitler is planning the invasion of Poland, but he needs a plausible justification for this act of blatant aggression – the claim to Danzig will hardly be sufficient. Hitler turns to a consistently reliable and so-far loyal underling – Heinrich Himmler. An ex-student, esoteric occultist and former chicken farmer (with rather limited success) […]
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According to the New York Times, the US is spending over one million dollars on building detention facilities in Syria. These facilities are guarded by the PKK’s Syrian offshoot, the YPG, and are holding thousands accused of belonging to Da’esh, including 400 people from more than three dozen countries (and their family members). The suspects […]