Category Archives: Turkey

Forced secularization always unravels in a Muslim country?

Comments to Steve Sailer about Turkey: * Every less intelligent race is prone to conspiracy theory thinking, which is just another word for magical thinking. Blacks love it and it’s very entertaining listening to a black man hold forth about … Continue reading

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Putin Vs Erdogan

Comments to Steve Sailer: * The difference between the two is that Erdogan has been very successful, and Putin has been a failure. Turkey is now more influential internationally than at any time since the Ottoman Empire collapsed. It has … Continue reading

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Prof. John Mearsheimer: “Turkish Foreign Policy: A Realist’s Assessment”

Published on Oct 9, 2012: Prof. John Mearsheimer from University of Chicago gave a lecture entitled “Turkish Foreign Policy: A Realist’s Assessment” on 4 October 2012 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey. John Mearsheimer says … Continue reading

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The Water Diviner

From IMDB.com: “An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.” This is a mediocre movie (too on the nose with its points) but I enjoy the way it contrasts … Continue reading

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Is Turkey Leaving The West?

Daniel Pipes writes: Recent steps taken by the Government of Turkey suggest it may be ready to ditch the NATO club of democracies for a Russian and Chinese gang of authoritarian states. Here is the evidence: Starting in 2007, Ankara … Continue reading

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