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Resistance in Idlib: We will not stand by and watch

Insurgents and states are so much alike! This is also the origin of destruction. Justice and oppression, authority and terror, light and dark, civilization and barbarism are all intertwined. Disaster has us surrounded in all its atrocity. Humanity ha... more

Historic election: Establishing Turkey’s Third Parliament

Today, we are experiencing an election carries historic significance. We will vote and put forth our will. Different political parties and views will be revealed in the ballot box. But they are what make this election a turning point. There are other... more

AK Party’s third term: Fertile Anatolia

President Erdoğan's success is due to him interpreting reality well. If necessary, he reconsiders his strategy and innovates it. He does not act categorical or dogmatic, and this is what makes him successful. If the Justice and Development (AK) Party... more

Kurds, the election, two policies

It seems that the attitude of the youth and Kurds are the most important elements that are going to determine the outcome of the election. The tendencies of conservatives, Turkish nationalists, neo-nationalists and left groups are largely obvious. Th... more

The Republican People’s Party's estrangement toward Syrians

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) presidential candidate Muharrem İnce, who is wandering among the people, is constantly changing form. He drives a tractor, rides a bike on stage, shines shoes, and wears a felt cap. He is trying to wipe... more

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


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