Playing With Religious Fire

This comment was selected by Mod TR  from the  post “The truth about Islamic Fundamentalism”. The moderator believes there have been so many debates going on about Islam/Daesh on the Saker site over the last week, bringing forth many passionate views from all sides of the argument.  This comment – an excerpt from an interview with religious scholar Hamza Yusuf  in the Cairo Review – gives a very interesting perspective

The Ottoman Empire Strikes Back

This comment was selected by Mod KL  from the  post “Foreign Policy Diary – Turkey Seeks to Become New Ottoman Empire”. The moderator believes it gives an additional brief overview of Turkey’s real ambitions. It reveals more pieces of the puzzle, regarding Turkey’s true  intentions by projecting its power well beyond its borders – yet again. Comment by Calchas     Link to original map Two more pieces of the

Same Dance – Different Shoes

 This comment was selected by Mod HS from the Commenter Corner post “Competition To Control Energy Supplies”. The moderator believes it gives a brief overview of how the same behaviours to destroy Russia come back again and again in different formats. The “West” will not stop. Comment by Peter J.Antonsen ” P.S. Balkans will be stable and secure only when a Balkan Federation or some kind of economic/political/military pact between

Competition To Control Energy Supplies

This comment was selected by Mod HS from the Saker post “Week 11 of the Russian intervention in Syria”. The moderator believes it gives a good overview of the true geopolitical issues.   Comment by Vuki The competition who will control energy supplies to Southern Europe is 20 years old. BP was unable to muster finances and they were outmaneuvered by Gazprom with the proposal of the South Stream line