Turkey Plants Its Flag in Christchurch. Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Resmi Hesabi, Flickr, public domain BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,126, March 29, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: When, two days after the mass shooting in New Zealand, Turkish VP Fuat Oktay and FM Mevlüt Çavu?o?lu became the first high-level foreign government delegation to travel to Christchurch, they were… Continue reading Turkey Plants Its Flag in Christchurch
See also: To prevent another Christchurch, Islam must confront the attacks in its name that have radicalised the West. The chief censor, David Shanks, has put New Zealanders in a very odd position by his decision to ban the 74-page manifesto reportedly written by the man alleged to have slaughtered scores of Muslims in two Christchurch… Continue reading Why banning the accused gunman’s manifesto is a bad idea.
Scott Bennett, THE NEW ZEALAND SHOOTING: WHAT HAPPENED AND WHY? Scott Bennett, THE NEW ZEALAND SHOOTING: WHAT HAPPENED AND WHY? March 18, 2019 James Fetzerblog By Scott Bennett, Ph.D. (ABD) Former U.S. Army Psychological Operations Officer and State Department Counterterrorism Contractor OVERVIEW There may be more to the New Zealand shooting event which just occurred… Continue reading Scott Bennett, THE NEW ZEALAND SHOOTING: WHAT HAPPENED AND WHY?
How can we – Muslims and non-Muslims together – prevent another atrocity like the one in Christchurch? As I have watched New Zealanders of all faiths mourn, this has been the question on my mind. So far, few of the answers offered have come close to the truth. What the massacre revealed was the need for a… Continue reading To prevent another Christchurch, Islam must confront the attacks in its name that have radicalised the West.
See also: Islam is right: about women. Aliya Danzeisen Rehua Marae in Christchurch is just a few kilometres from the madness of last week, a safe meeting place where two cultures who are worlds apart can share a mutual understanding. “The tangata whenua have already walked this line,” says Muslim community leader Aliya Danzeisen. “I’m sure… Continue reading Life as a Muslim woman in New Zealand.