In which I discuss the President of Turkey from both an Islamic and strategic perspective.
The story of how I found Islam and left secularism behind for good.
The Cyprus issue is bound to be one that will turn heads in either anger or support. For some background, in 1974 Turkey invaded Cyprus after attempts by the (Greek) Cypriot government to unify with Greece, and in the process form a government that wholly excluded the (largely nominally, since the 1920s) Muslim Turkish Cypriots. […]
In Turkey Atatürk is everywhere. Streets, airports, public spaces and institutions are named after the man himself, an atheist and alleged Dönmeh who abolished the Ottoman Empire & sought to replace Islam with his militant secularism in post-WWI Turkey. Imams defying Atatürk were executed, as were countless laymen. Atatürk scorned Islam as a “political instrument” that […]
The YPG resistance has been severely on the wane in Afrin. Turkish soldiers have stormed ahead, taking villages, mountains and hills – today, they and their FSA human shields managed to grab total control of Mersava, Shaltah, Iki_Dam and Kyrrhos as the YPG front lines disintegrated, also taking control of Hopkan village and reaching Rajo. The panicked YPG […]
In this day and age, in which faith, culture, humanity and the family are being systematically attacked, people are quick to profess that they want to change things. It’s wonderful to hear some of them wanting to do so. It’s great to see people bravely risking the wrath of their governments, the media, the screeching […]
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1867 -1923 Sometimes called a real life James Bond and described by his biographer as the Merchant of Revolution and at various points in his life an Undesirable Eastern Immigrant in the heart of the West, Marxist Intellectual, Starving Journalist, Theater Producer, Millionaire (Billionaire in modern terms) Capitalist arms dealer,…
Arizona senator Jeff Flake launched a scathing attack on Donald Trump and fellow Republicans on the Senate floor, in which he bemoaned his colleagues giving up on core principles “in favor of a more viscerally satisfying anger and resentment”. He didn’t stop there. “It is time for our complicity and our accommodation for the unacceptable […]
Andrew Alan Escher Auernheimer, better known by his pseudonym Weev, was always a bit of a malicious type. As one of the internet’s most notorious extremist trolls, the young hacker has always deliberately sought after controversy. Although Weev claims he’s always done things “for the lulz” (caused chaos purely for nihilistic satisfaction) and was always […]