Apr. 28, 2016
- Last year, a Turkish pollster found that one in every five Turks thought that theCharlie Hebdo attack in Paris was the natural response to men who insulted Prophet Mohammed.
- “Infidels who were enemies of Islam thought they buried Islam in the depths of history when they abolished the caliphate on March 3, 1924 … Some 92 years after … we are shouting out that we will re-establish the caliphate, here, right next to the parliament.” — Mahmut Kar, media bureau chief for Hizb ut-Tahrir Turkey.
- At a March meeting with top U.S. officials, King Abdullah of Jordan accused Turkey of exporting terrorists to Europe. He said: “The fact that terrorists are going to Europe is part of Turkish policy and Turkey keeps on getting a slap on the hand, but they are let off the hook.”
- And Turkey is the country its Western allies believe will help them fight jihadists? Lots of luck!