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Why ISIS attacks Turkey without claiming responsibility

Turkey is full of ISIS cells whose primary functions are smuggling ISIS recruits across the border into Syria and smuggling commodities such as oil and antiquities and weapons that ISIS needs to sell and/or buy in order for the economy of Islamic State to function. It is no coincidence that ISIS began to attack Turkey … Continue reading

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ISIS attacks on Turkey related to idiotic End Times prophecies

ISIS wants to go to war with Turkey. ISIS sees their “Caliphate” waging war on Turkey as path to the fulfillment of “end times” prophecies that will bring on “judgment day”. These prophecies, which the religious leaders of the Islamic State take very seriously, involve a battle between “Islam” and “the West” at or near … Continue reading

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Some less well known facts about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict

I got involved in another debate between two people taking opposite sides in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict and left this comment: Early Zionism was secular and the founder of modern Zionism Theodor Herzl and many other Zionists atheist and agnostic with no interest in anything “divine”. 28% of Israeli citizens are Palestinian “Arabs” whose families chose … Continue reading