Tag: Islam

An overview of the history of the Sunni-Shiite conflict

It is wrong at first to call it a struggle, because it arose as a doctrinal disagreement in some jurisprudential matters between the Sunni and Shiite communities. The beginning of the dispute came with the first sedition going through the Islamic nation, the sedition that led to the death of the third caliph Uthman ibn…

The Reasons of Our Subjection to Terrorism

New electoral eve, new terrorist attack. This is the line of the Islamic extremism whose aim is to fuel terror, but also to bring the Western political groups with extremist ideologies into power. The goal of the terrorists, once again, is to broaden the conflict as much as possible so that to trigger administrations less…

The New Ottoman Empire

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the current president of Turkey, began his political career in the ’70s. He founded the Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi (AKP) party, of Sunni Islamic inspiration, and held the position of mayor of Istanbul. Conservative since the very beginning, in 1998 he was arrested for inciting religious hatred. In 2003 he became prime…

Yemen, Chronicles of an Humanitarian Catastrophe

Let’s think again about Arab Springs, that series of anti-governmental protests affecting Arab countries of North Africa and the Middle East originated in Tunisia in late 2010. The uprisings moved from one Arab country to another until they reached Yemen in 2011. Many people came to the streets against the Government. No-one could imagine the…

Terrorism: What Could Be the US’ Responsibility?

The Stanford experiment in 1971 is one of the most famous experiments in social psychology: its dramatic results lead to the need of forcing its interruption after only six days. Some boys, without a past of deviance, were divided into two groups to simulate a prison activity; in no time the guards became sadistic and…

ISIS Younglings, the New Child Soldiers

Today, in a Damascus police station. A child, 7 year old, was used as suicide bombers. She wore a belt with an explosive charge. The Syrian government agency “Sana” writes. The terrorists let the child in a police station in the Midan district and used the remote device. The babe and two policemen died in the…