Category Archives: Syria

The recreation of the Ottoman Empire in the making?

Turkey’s actions in neighboring Syria is a source for constant consternation, by now it is rather apparent that Ankara has few hesitations in supporting less than savory radical groups as long as it serves the geopolitical interests of Turkey. The … Continue reading

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En S-märkt islamistisk följetong

Idag rapporterade Frederico Moreno i Kvällsposten om hur medlemmar inom SSU, Transport och LO i Skåne än en gång flaggat för att något inte står rätt till inom SSU Skåne. Det riktas anklagelser om homofobi, sektliknande styre och om hur … Continue reading

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COVID-19 visar nu på eftertankens kranka blekhet

Den svenska nationen, som så många andra, ställs nu inför en samhällelig prövning som inte skådats sedan Beredskapstiden. Låt vara att mortaliteten för COVID-19 inte på när är lika hög som den som återfanns hos Spanska sjukan 1918-1920 men Sverige … Continue reading

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The year of 2020 bears the signs of a year of tribulations

Three months into 2020 things aren’t looking bright. Yours truly seldom writes about chirpy feelgood subjects but even I now have an extra gloomy feeling, with an extra side dish of dystopia, observing what is now going on in the … Continue reading

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The Big Stick Diplomacy of our time

The Republican Theodore Roosevelt held the Office as President of the United States over two terms between 1901 and 1909. Initially he held the position as Vice President for 194 days until President William McKinley was assassinated by the anarchist … Continue reading

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Skrattet över Åkessons deportering bör fastna i halsen

Jimmie Åkessons famösa flygbladsutdelande i Edirne resulterade idag att vederbörande påstås ha arresterats och deporterats av turkiska myndigheter, detta under förevändningen att han saknade tillstånd. Detta bemöts med jubel av SD:s politiska motståndare, däribland av Anders Ygeman (S) och Oskar … Continue reading

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Synbart har “humaniteten” blivit totalitär

Den uppseglande nya migrationskrisen har knappast kunnat undgå någon vid detta lag, allra minst Jimmie Åkessons politiska utspel vid den grekisk-turkiska gränsen där denne delat ut flygblad med informationen att “Sweden is full!” undertecknade Sverigedemokraterna och det svenska folket. Indignationen … Continue reading

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Erdoğans assymetriska krigsförklaring mot Europa och samhällets mentala libanonisering

Det har knappast undgått någon att ännu en akut flyktingkris seglat upp mitt i en pågående pandemi. Socialistiska och liberala politiska företrädare var snabba att anamma samma retorik som 2015. Tro & Solidaritets Ulf Bjereld skrev på Twitter: “-Den självklara … Continue reading

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Reckless Turkish behavior demands credible counteractions

The behavior of Turkey is becoming increasingly reckless and now poses a significant threat, not only to neighboring Syria but also to the Middle East, North Africa and Europe, albeit from different aspects. Turkey’s gripe with domestic Kurdish opposition in … Continue reading

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Erdoğan shows repeatedly why Turkey is not a viable candidate of membership in the EU

After suffering increased casualties in the Syrian province of Idlib Turkey is calling foul play and threatens Damascus with open war while also flagging the EU that Turkey’s borders will be opened for migrants to Europe, in spite of previous … Continue reading

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