Tag Archives: Islamism

Could this be a real Turkish Spring?

The “Arab Spring” uprising was originally intended to oust dictatorships and bring in democracy. Unfortunately it rapidly turned into a nightmarish winter with the rise of Islamists, sometimes through the very democracy that the protestors were demanding. But could the … Continue reading

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Global Anti-Semitism on the rise

One last Holocaust Memorial Day-related post, this time on the continued growth of both European and Islamic antisemitism. A report presented by Diaspora Affairs Minister Yuli Edelstein to the cabinet showed that European antisemitism is on the rise, although America … Continue reading

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The Egyptian Spring – more like Winter

Continuing on from previous articles on the failure of the Egyptian Spring to bring much-hoped for democratic reforms and genuine freedom, reports have been emerging of “A great darkness in Egypt” – and not the Biblical kind either. This article … Continue reading

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