The Nazi Romance With Islam Has Some Lessons for the United States

Two new important histories look at Hitler’s fascination with Islam and Atatürk, the founder of modern Turkey

David Mikics Tablet 11/24/2014

Both Hitler and Himmler had a soft spot for Islam. Hitler several times fantasized that, if the Saracens had not been stopped at the Battle of Tours, Islam would have spread through the European […]

Taksim Square Protests: 13 Photos Showing Severity Of the Turkish Protests

Taksim Square protests



Christian Rice PolicyMic 2 June 2013

Protesters flooded Istanbul’s Taksim Square Friday after heavy-handed police tactics and increasing dissatisfaction with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who some say is becoming increasingly authoritarian.

The mainstream media has yet to highlight the protests. Meanwhile, police brutality continues as over […]