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Genocide in Myanmar: A global call for a true end to the mass slaughter of Muslims

It is insufficient to merely resettle the Rohingya Muslims in neighboring countries, for it is not right or fitting for the Ummah of Muhammad ﷺ – the best Ummah brought forth for mankind – to be made an Ummah of refugees anytime a problem arises.

We call upon the armies of the Muslim lands to directly and decisively intervene to end the bloodshed in Rakhine. Continue reading

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Nuclear Proliferation in the Middle East

(Updated April 2013) Intelligence Report  While the immediate focus of international attention has been on stopping Iran from obtaining the ability to build nuclear weapons, an equally worrisome development is that the Iranian drive to obtain a nuclear bomb has … Continue reading

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Springtime for Israelis, Turks and Kurds?

        Brookings Institution  | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s airport telephone call apologizing to his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdoğan for the death of Turkish citizens during a military operation against the ship Mavi Marmara in 2010 … Continue reading

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THE PKK ANNOUNCEMENT: CAN TURKEY BUILD A KURDISH CORDON?

PolicyWatch 2057 March 25, 2013 By David Pollock and Soner Cagaptay http://washin.st/YDOd7h ****************************** Washington should work with Ankara, the Syrian opposition, and Baghdad to ensure that new PKK peace talks alleviate their mutual concerns about Syria’s future and the Kurdish … Continue reading

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Chechens Are Among Foreigners Fighting to Overthrow Bashar al-Assad

  Intelligence Report The world press recently began to discuss the fact that some Chechens are involved in the uprising against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The number Chechens fighting in the Syria seems inconsequential. The involvement of Chechens, however, indicates … Continue reading

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Turkey’s Transforming Counter-Terrorism Strategy

    Intelligence Analysis   Two brigades from the Special Forces Command, known popularly as the “Maroon Berets”  and composed of crack troops  from the Turkish Armed Forces, have started operations on Turkey’s border with Iraq that have become one … Continue reading

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Strategic Fallout from Gaza

  Geopolitical Analysis For those interested enough to dive deeper- beyond the tweets, the public relations campaigns, and the moral indignation that muddies the waters of clear analysis- there are some lessons to be learned from the most recent round … Continue reading

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Israel, Gaza And The Mideast

  Analysis   The only politics that matters is the politics that happens “under the table”. While this does not refer to conspiracy theories it does imply that most people do not know most of the things that shape the … Continue reading

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Kurdish Hungry for Freedom

  Five MPs from Turkey’s main Kurdish political party, the Peace and Democracy Party (BDP), and the Mayor of Diyarbakır have gone on hunger strike to support a protest by more than 700 Kurdish prison inmates. The prisoners’ hunger strike … Continue reading

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Prosecution against the journalists and the media-staff in Syria, Continues

  Human Rights NGOs condemn the escalation of the violations conducted by Syrian regime against the journalists, media-staff, Syrian or foreigner, working in Syria.  NGOs, call the international society to protect the journalists and the media-staff on the Syrian territory, … Continue reading

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