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Who is Fetullah Gulen?

Middle East Eye - ‎vor 20 Stunden‎
Besides the difference between Gulen's “social Islam” and the AKP's “political Islam,” there are other contrasts, according to Aykan Erdemir, who was until last year an MP for the Republican party, Turkey's old Kemalist party, and is now a senior ...
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'I Am Your Voice'

The Atlantic - ‎21.07.2016‎
“Americans watching this address tonight have seen the recent images of violence in our streets and the chaos in our communities,” Trump told attendees at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
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Trump's Terrifying Pitch: It Was Better Than You Think

LA Progressive (press release) (subscription) (blog) - ‎22.07.2016‎
Trump also needed time to present an America that's a study in contrasts: a war-torn landscape with a bright future, a desolate wasteland filled with untapped potential, a desperate and dangerous dystopia that will become an Eden as soon as he is sworn ...
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Will failed coup push Erdogan toward Iran, Russia?

Al-Monitor - ‎20.07.2016‎
In contrast to Egypt, which blocked a condemnation of the coup attempt at the UN Security Council, Qatar, the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas expressed strong support for Erdogan, which should be seen as a message for him to stay on his current course ...

A Terrifying Journey Through the World's Most Dangerous Jungle

Outside Magazine - ‎19.07.2016‎
Our attempted trip is possible only because we're traveling with the permission of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), the Marxist rebels who control access to the most direct line through the Gap—an unmarked, 50-mile, south-to-north ...
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A Legacy of the 'White Man's Rule,' and a Lesson for Future Global Politics

Pravda - ‎22.07.2016‎
So, racial discrimination against non-white minorities in the U.S. continues, and the recent case of police brutality against blacks speaks volumes of this historical legacy, although it is equally racist to treat all (or most) white police officers as ...
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THE AMERICAN ELECTIONS: WHO'S WHO PART I – Profile Of Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton

Global News Network - ‎22.07.2016‎
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton is an American politician and the presumptive nominee of the Democratic Party for President of the United States she was born on October 26, 1947) is an American politician and the presumptive nominee of the Democratic ...
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Failure to confront evil begets chaos

Israel Hayom - ‎21.07.2016‎
Western leaders and their media display cowardice when they grovel to the Islamists in their reporting of terrorist atrocities with their implications that terrorist acts like the stabbing to death of a 13-year-old girl in her bed in Israel are ...
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Middle East Strategic Outlook - July 2016

The Jewish Press - ‎18.07.2016‎
In this framework, Mohammad bin Salman visited Washington DC in a bid to sell his project and himself as the future Saudi leader. During the visit, and ... Many Sunnis - in Fallujah and elsewhere in Anbar Province - view the Fallujah campaign as part ...
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Analysis One Year On, Nuclear Deal Has Not Produced Wonders for Iran

Haaretz - ‎15.07.2016‎
A public opinion survey conducted in Iran last month and released this week found that only 62.6 percent of the public still support the nuclear agreement, in contrast to the 75 percent who supported it last August, a month after it was signed. Only 5 ...
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In Wartime, Ghani Assumes Role of Comforting Afghans

New York Times - ‎16.07.2016‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - The first condolence call was to the brother of a dead police officer, struck down in a Taliban ambush last month. President Ashraf Ghani spoke gently, offering a short prayer for the dead and words of gratitude for the family's ...

The Baltic Sea and Current German Naval Strategy

CIMSEC - ‎20.07.2016‎
With the deteriorating relations between the West and Russia in the wake of Crimea's annexation and the hybrid war in Eastern Ukraine since early 2014, the Baltic Sea is suddenly thrust back into the spotlight of naval planners, policy analysts, and ...
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The Secret Agent: ​a timely BBC adaptation of Joseph Conrad's novel

The Guardian - ‎16.07.2016‎
Another literary immigrant, the Iranian-Rhodesian Doris Lessing, wrote The Good Terrorist (1985), a novel that seems to hold deliberate echoes of The Secret Agent, as Alice, a middle-class communist, becomes involved with a cabal of London anarchists ...

Tracing Empire in Rural Romania

RealClearWorld - ‎18.07.2016‎
Dobrogea - Romania's southeastern region bordering the Black Sea is most colorful at the beginning of July. The sunflower yellow, the shiny beige of wheat grain crops, and the green of cornfields contrast the reddish argyle lands left empty by the ...
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Chinas Plans to Railroad the West (Literally)

Daily Beast - ‎12.07.2016‎
When Chinese President Xi Jinping made a state visit to Uzbekistan last month he claimed Chinese trade with countries participating in the plan he calls “One Belt, One Road” surpassed $1 trillion last year. State media ... Four months later, the CCP's ...
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RETIRED LT. GEN. MICHAEL FLYNN: 'Not bloody likely' that Obama confronts 'radical Islamism' and its allies

Business Insider - ‎12.07.2016‎
In contrast with Sunni doctrine, the Shi'ites had long insisted that the mosque was the rightful place for religious leaders, leaving government to secular power. Khomeini himself assumed power in Iran, and put in place a stern, oppressive system that ...

The Military Coup in Turkey – Initial Observations

CSS Resources (blog) - ‎19.07.2016‎
The military's failure in the face of Erdoğan's Islamicized grassroots mob heralds a new era of audacious Turkish sponsorship of all pan-Turkic neo-Ottoman insurrections and Jihadism from the Balkans in the west to the heart of China in the east ...
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The 2016 Republican convention - live updates

CBS News - ‎16.07.2016‎
Trump claimed that as a result of Hillary Clinton's leadership as secretary of state for four years, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has spread across the globe, Iraq is in "chaos," Iran is "on the path to nuclear weapons" and Syria is ...

The real victims of Iran's empty war cries

NEWS.com.au - ‎10.07.2016‎
Initiated in 1979, the year of Iran's Islamic revolution, it calls for Israel's destruction as payback for the lot of the Palestinian people.
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UK Prime Minister Theresa May Will Deal With Antisemitism

Algemeiner - ‎15.07.2016‎
On Wednesday, Theresa May, the former Home Secretary, became the new leader of the ruling British Conservative Party, and the UK's prime minister.
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