Tag Archive: Alevism

Jovan Divjak and Dragan Vikić: Two Bosnian Heroes by Stephen Schwartz

OpEdNews December 18, 2018 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2697/jovan-divjak-and-dragan-vikic-two-bosnian-heroes The Balkan wars of 1991-99 changed my life. Writers before me, like George Orwell, found their lives and careers transformed permanently by the Spanish revolution and civil war of 1931-39, 60 years before. Orwell is…
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Extraditing Gulen Would Betray American Values by John Rossomando

IPT News December 3, 2018 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2695/extraditing-gulen-would-betray-american-values [The Center for Islamic Pluralism and Second Bektashi Sufi Mission to America endorse this commentary. Muslims! Organize a defense guard at the residence of Fethullah Gulen to block any action against his noble person!]…
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Jamal Khashoggi by Luciana Zana Trëndafilazezë and Ashk Sylejman [Stephen Schwartz]

CIP October 18, 2018 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2689/jamal-khashoggi Allah Allah ejvallah Muhametin rasulallah Alije veliullah! The Center for Islamic Pluralism and the Second Bektashi Sufi Mission to America have released a YouTube video on the death of our brother Jamal Khashoggi: www.youtube.com/watch We…
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The Unholy Alliance: Orthodox Christian Imperialism by Stephen Schwartz

OpEdNews October 2, 2018 The beginning of the end of Western social peace: Serbian terrorists and their Bosnian victims, 1992. Paid by Moscow. The turmoil over Russian interference in the U.S. election of 2016, and conspirative cooperation (i.e. collusion) between the…
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John McCain 1936-2108 by Ashk Sylejman [Stephen Schwartz] and L Schwartz

CIP August 26, 2018 Our founder, Ashk Sylejman, sponsored this video in memory of McCain. Something to Talk About Curated by L Schwartz. We mourn. On the path of Our Beloved Baba Faja. The example of Baba Faja, Bektashi and…
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Jewish Salonica Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece by Devin E. Naar Stanford University Press, 400 pp., $14.72 (Kindle ed.) Reviewed by Stephen Schwartz

Middle East Quarterly Summer 2017 19th c. Salonika. The Selanik White Tower, symbol of the Exalted Ottoman State. Naar, professor of Sephardic Jewish studies at the University of Washington with a family background in Salonica, has achieved something of signal…
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Jewish Salonica Between the Ottoman Empire and Modern Greece by Devin E. Naar Stanford University Press, 400 pp., $14.72 (Kindle ed.) Reviewed by Stephen Schwartz

Middle East Quarterly Summer 2017 http://www.islamicpluralism.org/2679/jewish-salonica Share 19th c. Salonika. The Selanik White Tower, symbol of the Exalted Ottoman State. Naar, professor of Sephardic Jewish studies at the University of Washington with a family background in Salonica, has achieved something…
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Execution of Mohammad Salas, Iranian Sufi Dervish by U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of State June 18, 2018 The Center for Islamic Pluralism and the Second Bektashi Sufi Mission to America appreciate the action of the U.S. authorities in this worthy protest. Press Statement Heather Nauert Department Spokesperson Washington, DC June…
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Totalitarianism Isn’t Reformable The only viable policy on Iran is revolution, not reform, by Michael Ledeen

Frontpagemag June 8, 2018 The future of Iran and of Islam: a beautiful Iranian sister with turquoise hair removes her chador in public. Will you support her, Muslims? Or do you support Russia, the historic enemy of all Muslims, which enables…
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Reform or repression? Saudi’s new ruler plays both ways by Irfan Al-Alawi

Jenny Taylor Media June 6, 2018 The Ka’aba, Makkah. [Irfan Al-Alawi is International Director of CIP and an outstanding commentator on Saudi affairs.] The world stands baffled by two new developments in the Middle East. First, US President Donald J. Trump…
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