A snuffling, spluttering Donald Trump recently took to the stage to proclaim that he would transfer the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Slurring his words as he talked about “Ishrael” and the “United Shtatesh of America”, Trump still managed to find the nerve to punctuate disregard for the Muslim world with the hollow […]
Theresa May visited Turkey in January 2017, months after the abortive coup. On the agenda was an over £100 million deal in which the UK would ostensibly help to build Turkey’s first domestically-produced jet fighter, known as the The TAI TFX – a twin-engine aerial superiority fighter jet that could work in all weathers. On the surface, […]
You’ve probably seen the DeAndre Harris story in the media over the last few months. It pertains to the infamous neo-Nazi “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. In now infamous video footage, 20-year-old DeAndre Harris was brutally beaten in a bloody confrontation in a parking garage in Charlottesville as part of the various street […]
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 […]
It’s hard to find someone with as many portfolios as Jared Kushner in Washington. The young upstart has not only been tasked with bringing peace to the Middle East (a fireman dousing some flames with propane comes to mind) but also serves as Director of the Office of American Innovation, and Senior Adviser to the President […]
Turkish news and commentary site Haksöz Haber has translated “The Chameleons of Rojava” for a Turkish audience. The article deals with the ever-shifting loyalties and positions of the PYD during the Syrian civil war. See the translation here. For the original English article, see here.
The battle for Mosul is in full swing. The Iraqi Golden Division, Kurdish Peshmerga and other forces are engaging with Da’esh across the outskirts of the city. Mosul is a tough nut to crack. Da’esh has been preparing for some time, buying up stocks of AGTM anti-tank missiles on the black market. AGTMs have been […]