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Erdoğan’s ‘quiet jihad’, by Nadav Shragai (Israel Hayom)

By   /  January 6, 2020  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 6, 2020 Turkey’s efforts to restore the “glory days” of the Ottoman Empire extend far beyond influence peddling in Jerusalem and on the Temple Mount. Turkey is spending money in Haifa, among the Bedouin, and even in mixed Jewish-Arab cities in an attempt to increase its status and bolster the Palestinian cause. Click here […]

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The struggle for the Mediterranean, by Dore Gold (JCPA via JNS)

By   /  January 2, 2020  /  friends/enemies, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jan. 2, 2020 The contest in Libya has the potential to draw in multiple powers that have a direct stake in its outcome. Click here for full article

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Turkey puts Palestinian strongman Dahlan on most wanted list (Reuters & Israel Hayom)

By   /  December 15, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 15, 2019 Ankara places a $1.72 million bounty on the head of exiled Fatah official Mohammed Dahlan, a staunch opponent of PA President Mahmoud Abbas and one of the most outspoken critics of Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan. Click here for full article

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Summaries of 2 articles by Daily Alert re: Recep Erdogan’s speech to the OIC

By   /  December 10, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 10, 2019 Erdogan Bashes Israel, Calls on Muslims to Unite Against the West – Seth J. FrantzmanIn a speech to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Turkey’s president Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed Israel and called for Islamic unity to confront the West and conspiracies against Islamic countries. (Jerusalem Post)     See also Erdogan Accuses Israel of […]

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Erdogan Has Remade Turkey – Michael Rubin (American Interest via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 5, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, incitement, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 5, 2019 Erdogan Has Remade Turkey – Michael Rubin (American Interest) Since his party came to dominate Turkish politics in 2002, Recep Tayyip Erdogan has transformed Turkey from a reliable Western partner to a regional adversary. U.S. officials comfort themselves in the belief that Turkey will revert to its previous character after Erdogan dies or […]

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Turkey’s Open Secret: Fake Secularism by Burak Bekdil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  December 3, 2019  /  Human Rights, hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Dec. 3, 2019 “Everyone is equal before the law regardless of his language, race, sex, color, political opinion, philosophy, religious belief, sect…” — Turkish Constitution, Article 10. Why was the teacher suspended? Simple — even though Turkish officials cannot officially say what got unmasked as an open secret. The Conscious Teachers Association stated: “It is […]

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‘Mr. Erdogan has settled your bill’, by Jonathan Spyer (J. Post)

By   /  November 29, 2019  /  International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

NOV. 29, 2019 Behind the Lines: Turkey already has the will and the raw materials. This knowledge is the factor it currently lacks. Click here for article on Turkey’s possible desire for nuclear weapons

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Turkey: Erdogan’s Campaign against the West by Giulio Meotti (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  November 19, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

Nov. 9, 2019 “Europe is a cultural continent, not a geographical one… It is its culture that gives it a common identity. The roots that have formed it, that have permitted the formation of this continent, are those of Christianity. […] In this sense, throughout history Turkey has always represented another continent, in permanent contrast […]

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Uncovering Turkish President Erdogan’s Ties to ISIS – Kenneth R. Timmerman (NY Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 8, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Nov. 8, 2019 Uncovering Turkish President Erdogan’s Ties to ISIS – Kenneth R. TimmermanSince 2012, the Turkish intelligence service MIT, under the direction of Turkish President Erdogan, has been providing material assistance to ISIS, while Turkish border officials turned a blind eye to ISIS recruits flowing across Turkey into Syria and Iraq. Scores of ISIS fighters […]

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How Erdogan Planned This Ethnic Cleansing All Alongby Malcolm Lowe (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  October 21, 2019  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Oct. 16, 2019 As the Voice of America itself reported on January 23, Erdogan’s plan was to resettle three million or more refugees from other parts of Syria in this “security zone” extending twenty miles deep into Syria. Twenty miles may not sound much, but – the VOA omitted to mention – almost all the […]

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