Radical Islam 28 January 2013
By Abigail R. Esman
Islamofascism: A controversial buzzword among the pundits and commentators since the attacks of 9/11. The term poses any number of questions, particularly for governments of Muslim countries: Is Political Islam a fascist ideology? Can Islam coexist with democracy? What is the difference between Nationalism and Islamism in an Islamic state?
Danmark are famous for our export of bacon and cartoons ridiculing Islam and its leaders. Here is one more, this time from the newspaper Jydske Vestkysten, January 21 2013:
"Ayatollah to Ahmadinejad: "Have a nice trip". Below the picture: "Iran wants to send a monkey into space!""
Turkey's Islamic populist Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called on Turkish women to have 'at least four or five children' in the name of the country's 'grandeur' and faster economic growth, the Hurriyet newspaper reports.
Erdogan had so far asked Turkish women to have at least three kids. He and wife Emine have four children, Ahmety Burak, Necmettin Bilal, Summeyye and Esra. Sixty percent of Turkey's population is under 30,
AINA (press release) 18 January 2013
Turkey's permission to allow the Syrian Orthodox community to build a church in Istanbul after 90 years of the republican period did make a great splash in the Turkish press recently.