Det er længe siden, vi har set noget til Michael Rubin her på bloggen. Det retter vi lige op på:
Michael Rubin: Developments in Turkey — Implications for the US
Michael Rubin is Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute; Senior Lecturer, Naval Postgraduate School.
He spoke to the Center for Security Policy’s National Security Group Lunch on Capitol Hill regarding the latest geopolitical developments in Turkey and the implications for United States policy.
Og et interview:
The Future of terror: Michael Rubin interview with Intersec Magazine
April 25, 2012 – Robert de la Poer
As al-Qaeda’s influence grows, Dr. Michael Rubin tells Robert de la Poer that the Western countries must co-operate and continue to take the lead in the fight against Jihadist terrorists.
RP: Do you think there has been enough international co-ordination of law enforcement and intelligence efforts to attack the logistics and financing arms of Jihadist terrorist networks since 9/11? Who should be taking the lead in this fight?
MR: If there is one success story since 9/11, it has been the efforts to combat terror finance. If military action is sometimes akin to conducting surgery with an axe, efforts to dry up sources of funding are like wielding a scalpel.
Turkish pianist charged with insulting Muslim values
June 01, 2012
An internationally acclaimed Turkish classical pianist is to stand trial on charges of insulting Muslim religious values in comments posted on Twitter, an Istanbul court ruled on Friday.
Fazil Say has performed with the New York Philharmonic, Berliner Symphoniker, Israel Philharmonic, Orchestre National de France and Tokyo Symphony Orchetra and has served as a cultural ambassador to the European Union.
Opdatering 11. juni 2012 – se Jihad Watch:
- Turkey: New law requires Islamic prayer rooms in all shopping malls, movie theaters, and other public spaces such as theaters and operas
Opdatering 12. juni 2012: Michael Rubin fortæller i Commentary Magazine, at Tyrkerne har arresteret en borgmester og 2 embedsmænd, fordi de havde klikket “Like” på Facebook. Og det skal man ikke gøre med artikler, regimet ikke kan lide: