Dialectics of Democratic Decline

Liberal democracy in Western Europe is threatened from two different directions. On the one hand by the Islamizers, particularly the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafis and on the other hand by the Anti-Muslim political parties that are prominent throughout Western Europe. There is a certain dialectics between the two however. The Anti-Muslim political parties generateContinue reading “Dialectics of Democratic Decline”

Regionwide War and Global Terror

Iran does not fear America which it considers bruised by war and defeated by international Jihadism. In the Khomeinist Weltanschauung is Israel merely one of the tentacles of the “worldwide” American-Jewish “octopus” and so Tehran believes that Jerusalem cannot independently decide on destroying Iran’s nuclear weapons program without a green light from Washington. Therefore willContinue reading “Regionwide War and Global Terror”

Derin Devlet Should Intervene to Prevent Banning of HDP

Erdogan is running a politically motivated pseudo-judicial campaign to ban the progressive HDP (People’s Democratic Party) in Turkey. The intention is to delegitimize not only the HDP but any successor party as well, so as to push it under the 10% electoral threshold in the 2023 parliamentary elections. The intention is to mobilize Turkish nationalistContinue reading “Derin Devlet Should Intervene to Prevent Banning of HDP”

What is the Derin Devlet Planning for 2023?

President Erdogan and his ruling AK party (a front organization for the Turkish branch of the Muslim Brotherhood) is widely expected to lose the June 2023 presidential and parliamentary elections in Turkey due to the worsening state of the country’s economy. There is no doubt that Mr. Erdogan and the powerful clandestine Muslim Brotherhood intelligenceContinue reading “What is the Derin Devlet Planning for 2023?”

Is the Derin Devlet Capable of a Military Coup?

The Sabbatean-controlled Derin Devlet has not been involved in a military coup in Turkey for decades and one must therefore legitimately ask if the Derin Devlet still has the power to mount a coup against the Erdogan regime? The probable answer is that the military still very much is in the pocket of the DerinContinue reading “Is the Derin Devlet Capable of a Military Coup?”

The Nefarious Influence of Islamist Soft Power

Islamist soft power is highly influential in academia where it has become paradigmatic that it is ostensibly intrinsically “Islamophobic” to oppose or even criticize the modern totalitarian political ideology of Islamism. Modern political Islam generally opposes all public criticism of any aspect of what is perceived as “Islam” and it is hard to see howContinue reading “The Nefarious Influence of Islamist Soft Power”

Iran is a Rival of China, not an Ally

Islamists hold profoundly contemptful attitudes towards non-Muslims and Khomeinist attitudes towards China of course is no exception. Does Tehran hate Beijing for its internment of one million Muslims in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region? Yes of course they do but Tehan’s duplicitous strategy towards Beijing is designed to fool and take advantage of China. After all,Continue reading “Iran is a Rival of China, not an Ally”