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Political Judaism and Zionist pathology

Karl Marx wrote “On the Jewish Question.” He said Jews can overcome this problem with materialism and secularization. Additionally, Max Weber says in his comparative religions study that Judaism is a “pariah religion.” Weber actually draws attention ... more

Questioning US predatory order and Zarrab

Aristotle talks about wild hunter communities 2,400 years ago. Communities that seize, destroy and get by on spoils – unproductive freeloaders, who assume this as they wish with destruction and tyranny. This perfectly defines Western imperialism. It ... more

Turkey is constructive hope

The bomb attack on the mosque in Egypt’s Sinai region (in a village predominantly resided by a branch of the Badawiyya religious movement) killed 305 people and injured more than hundreds. Last week I had mentioned the “destructive hope” aspect of re... more

Daesh will disperse, orders will fail

Daesh was founded in 2004 by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who was trained at al-Qaida camps in Afghanistan and later moved to Iraq. Al-Zarqawi took advantage of the vacuum that developed as a result of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, their violent practices and ... more

Wahhabism and Arab National Capitalism

Saudi politics is based on the dynamism of the Wahhabi movement that started at the end of the 18th century and reached its peak in the 19th century.    This is a politics that is based on the tribe and sect synthesis with the alliance between Abdula... more

City wars and city states

Middle East wars have spread all the way to villages. Now there are dominance wars continuing through villages. Sovereignties divided from nations into cities are starting to emerge. Cities that are invaded, battled over, saved and re-invaded. Kirkuk... more

End of Americanism or the American dream

In the last year of World War II, by declaring war against Germany we announced that we were standing by the free world. We were in the "free world" when the New World Order was decided at the Yalta Conference. This was followed by the San Francisco ... more

AK Party hit by injustice

A great fight is being put up against the Fetullah Terror Organization (FETÖ). We are ultimately face-to-face with a movement that attempted to kill its president and attacked the main institutions of the state with jets. This is the biggest attempt ... more

New Union of Islam

We need a new Union of Islam. This movement that emerged as Ottoman politics and ideology a century ago must now be revived with a new spirit. This ideology that addressed the expansive geography and vast horizon of the empire contributed to the regi... more

April 16, Turkey and Islam

We have to understand the results of the referendum through multiple readings. Because it does not tell us one thing only. It tells us many things. The most important thing it tells us is that the new Turkey has now received approval from the nation.... more

The nation's moment of truth

Nation's just like people have destinies. Thus, God addresses nations the same way that he addresses individuals in our Holy Book. He regards them as the subject, for example, he says, "the societies that think," and "the society that changes itself.... more

Why Kurds should say yes

Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım spoke in southeastern Şırnak province with enthusiasm and said, "Kurds and Turks achieved victory with a common history, Turkey is our common homeland." This is a language that embraces Kurds, places them within the sam... more

Democracies: National, Conservative, Muslim

Democracies are pluralist too. Liberal democracy, social democracy, conservative democracy and Islamic democracy. At a time when especially the relationship between Islam and democracy is going to be re-established, this pluralism is even more import... more