Posts Tagged ‘Pres. Erdogan’


Erdoğan’s Turkey: A caliphate in the making?

editor 5 June 2018

By Zvi Mazel.. Under Erdoğan’s leadership, Turkey has become a major player in the Middle East. In order to further his vision, he is active virtually everywhere.  The new crisis with Israel initiated by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan following U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the Gaza so called “March of Return” demonstrations, taken together with his decision to advance the presidential election, should be regarded as an integral part of his bid for regional hegemony. [Photo top right: Turkish Pres. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan | Credit: Wikipedia].



Turkish Newspaper Close To President Erdogan Calls To Form Joint Islamic Army To Fight Israel

editor 15 March 2018

By MEMRI.. Introduction – On December 12, 2017, ahead of the summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul,  the Turkish daily Yeni Şafak, which is close to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his ruling AKP party, published an article  titled “A Call for Urgent Action,”[1] which also appeared on the paper’s website under the title “What If an Army of Islam Was Formed against Israel?”[2] The article called on the 57 member states of the OIC to form a joint “Army of Islam” to besiege and attack the state of Israel. (more…)


Following Threat from Erdogan, U.S. Must Counter Growing Danger from Turkey

editor 10 March 2018

By The Staff.. Turkey is turning into a new Pakistan, “a perpetually failing state whose military leadership has tolerated and advanced a vision of political Islam deeply hostile to U.S. and Western interests”, Eli Lake warned in a column published by Bloomberg on Friday (March 2, 2018). After the Trump administration warned in January (2018) that American troops would return fire if attacked in the Turkish ground invasion in northern Syria, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan responded with a threat of his own. [Photo top right: Pres Erdogan kissing a little girl martyr | Credit YouTube].  (more…)


Turkey Threatens to Invade Greece

editor 22 February 2018

By Uzay Bulut.. Turkey’s ruling party, and even much of the opposition, seem intent on, if not obsessed with, invading and conquering these Greek islands, on the grounds that they are actually Turkish territory. “The things we have done so far [pale in comparison to the] even greater attempts and attacks [we are planning for] the coming days, inshallah [Allah willing].” – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, February 12, 2018. [Photo top right:Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recently said: “We warn those who have crossed the line in the Aegean and Cyprus… Their courage persists only until they see our army, our ships and our planes.” (Photo by Elif Sogut/Getty Images)](more…)


Erdogan Grooms a New Jihad Generation

editor 10 January 2015

By Abigail R. Esman.. First, he promised to build a new, “religious generation.” Now, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to be going one step further: creating, too, a new generation for jihad. If that sounds a bit like the Islamic State, there is one significant distinction: IS leaders shape their youth by teaching them to use Kalashnikovs and knives. Erdogan is shaping children’s minds. And that can be far more dangerous. (more…)


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