Monthly Archives: August 2017

Erdoğan’s dangerous game of wooing Indian Muslims

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his brethren have been trying to woo controversial Indian Muslim clerics for some time now in their campaign to enlist fresh allies for expanding the global reach of Turkish political Islam that is fueled by … Continue reading

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The democratic Parliament in Turkey is no more

One of the most lethal blows dealt to the democratic functioning of the government, the rule of law and the legitimacy of the system of governance in Turkey was the adoption of recent changes to the bylaws of the Turkish … Continue reading

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Erdoğan’s phantom Islamist menace in the US

wo Turkish foundations managed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s family members and associates have actively been working to lure US Muslim students on trips to Turkey as part of the proselytizing activities of Turkey’s Islamist government, which is bent on … Continue reading

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Erdoğan plots murders to shore up his rule in Turkey

Having staged a fake coup to consolidate his power and justify the unprecedented crackdown on opposition and critical groups, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey’s dictator president, is now contemplating orchestrating assassinations at home targeting high-profile figures and murders abroad to intimidate … Continue reading

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Turkey’s MİT intel agency saved ISIL executioner from legal troubles

The Turkish government knew all Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) suspects, monitored their activities and put surveillance on them but did not do much to crack down on the militant network because it was a handy tool … Continue reading

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Erdoğan deliberately thwarts Parliament inquiries about ISIL in Turkey

Turkey’s Islamist-rooted Justice and Development Party (AKP) government not only protects jihadist groups including Islamic State and al-Qaeda militants from the wrath of the criminal justice system by means of a revolving door policy where showcasing arrests often results in … Continue reading

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Is Erdoğan’s Turkey after nuclear weapons?

Considering the fact Turkey under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been emulating the Iranian model for some time, from investing in proxy groups for leverage and regime change to exporting the ruling party’s Islamist ideology overseas, one should not be … Continue reading

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