U.S. Warships Surround Disputed Chinese Waters, Prepared for War: WWIII At Stake

Territorial disputes are a delicate thing… and potentially deadly as well. That’s why the U.S. is backing up its positions with an ever-increasing presence of warships  in the South China Sea. China is very touchy about these territories, and unwilling to give up what they perceive as their waters, even as a UN tribunal just…

Fethullah Gülen: who is the man Turkey’s president blames for coup attempt?

Fethullah Gülen in a 2014 photograph taken at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Selahattin Sevi/AP Cleric who leads global Hizmet movement from exile in Pennyslvania, US, is a critic of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and remains influential in Turkish affairs The accusation by Turkey’s president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, that US-based cleric Fethullah Gülen is behind…

Social experiment shows Jewish terror threat liked, Arab reported to police, as FB fails to notice

Social experiment shows Jewish terror threat liked, Arab reported to police, as FB fails to notice

In a social experiment, a Jewish and an Arab Israeli were asked by a local TV channel to make terror threats on Facebook. While the “Arab terrorist” was summoned to police, the “Jewish” one got more than 1,200 likes. Facebook itself failed to react to suspicious posts. The experiment conducted by Israel’s Channel 10 TV…

The IS of Iraq and the Levant: A genocidal campaign – part 2: The rise of Wahhabism and the formation of a bastion of terror.

The IS of Iraq and the Levant: A genocidal campaign – part 2: The rise of Wahhabism and the formation of a bastion of terror.

In the previous article, we examined the history of the concept of Takfir, Muslims who engage in excommunication of other Muslims. We also examined the history of the first great split within Islam. In this part we will examine the second surge of Takfir, one that originated in the Arabian Peninsula during the 18th century….