By Patrick J. Buchanan, January 18, 2018: The war for dominance in the Middle East, following the crushing of ISIS, appears about to commence in Syria — with NATO allies America and Turkey on opposing sides. Turkey is moving armor and troops south to Syria’s border enclave of Afrin, occupied by Kurds, to drive them… Continue reading A US-Turkish Clash in Syria?
PJ Media, by Rick Moran, April 16, 2017: Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is claiming victory in a referendum that will greatly expand his powers, changing the country from a nominal parliamentary democracy into a presidential dictatorship. But opposition groups are protesting the vote, which resulted in a closer outcome than expected. Erdogan will apparently be denied… Continue reading Erdogan Claims Victory in Referendum Making Him Dictator
Despite Europe spending much of the past 13 centuries repelling Islam, a recent emergence of complacency, white guilt and Islamic apologism have all contributed to an ever- Islamized predicament. Moreover, Islamists routinely point to higher Islamic birth rates and immigration as signs of an impending Muslim victory, as they dream of emulating the precedent set by their… Continue reading ‘You are the future of Europe’: Erdogan urges Turks in EU to have at least 5 kids
This recent incident is but a reminder of the incompatibility of Turkey with European, democratic values. “Turkey’s Erdogan calls Dutch authorities ‘Nazi remnants’”, BBC, March 11, 2017: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has described the Dutch government as “Nazi remnants and fascists”, amid a diplomatic row over a cancelled rally. Turkey’s family minister was blocked… Continue reading Turkey’s Erdogan calls Dutch authorities ‘Nazi remnants’
“Turkey: Record- Breaking Purge in Academia”, Gatestone Institute, February 16, 2017: Nearly three centuries later — and slightly revising the historian Shelby Foote‘s famous line — “A Turkish university, these days, is a group of buildings around a small library, a mosque and classrooms cleansed of unwanted scholars.” The “Great Turkish Purge” launched by President… Continue reading Turkey: Record-Breaking Purge in Academia
In an increasingly Islamized Turkey, the country’s values and belief systems have become diametrically opposed to the West. Whether this be reflected in Turkey’s Islamic State leanings, the crackdown on press freedom, the banning of alcohol and public affection, or Erdogan’s glorious endorsements of past Islamic conquests, Turkey has taken an Islamist dive in recent years.… Continue reading Turkey in the EU?
The long-anticipated attack could begin this week, and will aim to recapture Iraq’s second-largest city from the militant group. WSJ, ByTAMER EL-GHOBASHY and ALI A. NABHAN, Oct. 16, 2016: ERBIL, Iraq—At recent Friday prayers in a Mosul mosque, the Islamic State-appointed preacher eschewed the traditional sermon extolling the group’s virtues for a plea for local support against a… Continue reading Islamic State Braces as Iraq Prepares Mosul Offensive
Will Russia help give a new birth to a resurgent Ottoman Empire? It’s a tricky bit of diplomacy, but their recent successes suggest they could do so — and thereby destroy the major international alliance controlling Russian aggression. CounterJihad, October 13, 2016: A significant claim is being pushed by the Turkish government, one that could… Continue reading Turkey’s New Territorial Claims Threaten NATO