BY UZAY BULUT/GATESTONE INSTITUTE FEBRUARY 22, 2019 Istanbul recently hosted the second “International Islamic Union Congress,” sponsored mainly by the Strategic Research Center for Defenders of Justice (ASSAM), which is headed by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s chief military advisor, Adnan Tanriverdi, a retired lieutenant general and an Islamist . At the conference, Tanriverdi delivered a speech detailing the inner workings of the “Islamic Confederal State” … Continue reading Turkey: Uniting An “Army of Islam” To Defeat Israel
Turkey hints at forming 5-million-strong alliance against Israel WASHINGTON – When Turkey’s semi-official newspaper Yeni Şafak called for urgent action in forming a 57-nation “Army of Islam” to besiege and attack Israel, a suggestion undoubtedly approved with at least a wink and nod by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, it would signal the possible intent to create the largest military force on the planet – one … Continue reading ‘Army of Islam’ would be world’s biggest military
Introduction On December 12, 2017, ahead of the summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Istanbul, the Turkish daily Yeni Şafak, which is close to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his ruling AKP party, published an article titled “A Call for Urgent Action,” which also appeared on the paper’s website under the title “What If an Army of Islam Was Formed against Israel?” The article … Continue reading Turkish Newspaper Close To President Erdogan Calls To Form Joint Islamic Army To Fight Israel – March 7, 2018
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