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Time to wake up to Erdoğan’s Turkey, by Sarah N. Stern (JNS)

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 5, 2018 The regime continues to trample on the right of its citizens, including freedom of speech, of association, and the rights of ethnic and religious minorities. Click here for full article

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The U.S. Arms an Adversary – Bret Stephens (NYT via Daily Alert) & summary of 2nd article on Turkey, by Daily Alert

By   /  June 26, 2018  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 26, 2018 The U.S. Arms an Adversary – Bret Stephens The Turkish Air Force took delivery of its first F-35A stealth plane last week. Turkey, our former ally, intends to purchase advanced Russian antiaircraft missiles that are incompatible with NATO systems. Republican and Democratic senators tried to block the delivery until Turkey releases an American […]

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Turkey’s Islamist Foothold in Jerusalem, by Pinhas Inbari (JCPA via Mosaic)

By   /  June 25, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 25, 2018 Turkey’s recently reelected President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as part of his efforts to establish himself as a global leader for Islamists and for Muslims more generally, has for years sought to exercise more influence among Palestinians. To do so, he has planted Turkish terrorist organizations in Jerusalem, as Pinḥas Inbari writes: Turkey’s method of […]

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Ignoring abuse of minorities among Muslims by Rachel Avraham (Israel Hayom)

By   /  June 3, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 3, 2018 When non-Muslim minorities in the Islamic world face atrocities that are committed by Muslims, there is seldom is criticism by any of the major players in the international community. From the massacre of Rohingya Hindus to the oppression of the Iranian Bahai community to the atrocities committed by Turkey and its allies […]

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Turkey has killed hundreds of civilians – 100 women and children – trying to cross border from Syria, or working in adjacent fields (EoZ)

By   /  May 27, 2018  /  double standards, Human Rights, International, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 23, 2018 While Israel gets crucified for killing actual Hamas terrorists trying to infiltrate into Israel, something far worse is happening in Turkey under the radar of the media and most “human rights” NGOs. [Deadly] incidents have become increasingly common in the past three years since Turkey ended the open border policy it adopted when […]

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Turkey’s Currency Meltdown (WSJ)

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 24, 2018 Investors flee the lira amid Erdogan’s political central banking. Investing in emerging markets is like watching the tides without the moon as a guide. Capital flows in and out in surges, and woe to the country that gets caught with bad policies when the tide suddenly goes out. Argentina has been getting […]

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The West Betrays the Kurds by Giulio Meotti (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  May 7, 2018  /  friends/enemies, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 7, 2018 The Western media have ignored the fate of the Kurds, the people who defeated ISIS for us. UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tweeted, “Turkey is right to want to keep its borders secure”. The West gave the Turks a green light to massacre the Kurds. The Kurds today, like the Czechs in […]

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Turks, Saudis, UAE Pouring Funds into East Jerusalem – Sue Surkes (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 3, 2018  /  friends/enemies, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 3, 2018 Turks, Saudis, UAE Pouring Funds into East Jerusalem – Sue Surkes (Times of Israel) Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE are pumping a quarter of a billion dollars into the Islamic Waqf and a slew of Muslim organizations in east Jerusalem, Hadashot news reported Wednesday.

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The Islamization of Turkey, by Rauf Baker (BESA)

By   /  April 23, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 22, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is focusing his Islamization policy on the education system in his bid to raise a “pious generation”. “Jihad” has become a frequent reference in the Turkish regime’s rhetoric, while Syrians in the country and in areas controlled by Turkish troops in northern Syria are eating off […]

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Christian, Yazidi Women Still in ISIS Captivity by Sirwan Kajjo (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  Human Rights, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 16, 2018 Despite losing control of Raqqa and other major strongholds in Syria and Iraq, ISIS continues to keep many of the women it kidnapped during its rise in 2014. The world seems to have forgotten about them. Habib, traded four times during her captivity, witnessed many cases of Christian and Yazidi girls — […]

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