Long story short, we fought them with our fists. The jailers called for help from the police, but we managed to escape the prison and enter an orchard about 200 meters from the prison. When we got out, they were shooting at us.
“We have prepared this project to position Islamic philosophy to its rightfully earned place in the general history of philosophy. As long as we don’t position Islamic philosophy and sciences in the general history of thought, we won’t be able to regain our historical consciousness…
We need ‘restoration’ instead of ‘reform’ in the field of education. While we must facilitate stability by keeping our local realities at the center, we must also be on the watch for developments all around the world.
The organization’s civil administrator Kemal Batmaz didn’t say with whom he was staying on the night of the coup on purpose. However, he said the following: “Even if my statement or his testimony can save me, I won’t give his name. Even if I were…
While we were testing Bayraktar Mini ten years ago in southeastern Turkey, military officers told us: “No one interacted with us like you did.” However, engineers must cooperate with the military as they need to see and feel the military’s necessities.
Questions linger about the timing of the Independence referendum to be held in Northern Iraq on September 25, and how the new state can deal with the ethnic and sectarian schisms that are tearing apart the region.
Dr. Merve Seren talks to Halil Öztürkci, a “White Hat” hacker, about how governments are trying to use the expertise of otherwise malicious cyber attackers to build better defenses.
When a team at the Scientific Studies Association (İLEM) designed a clock with Ottoman features, it sparked a debate over the object’s place in today’s society as well as history. Lutfi Sunar, a Sociology professor at Istanbul University who lead the team, speaks with Dr.…
When Ideology Overwhelms Reason: Messianic Aspects of Gülenism, An Interview with Professor Ahmet Yaşar Ocak
Gülen is a sincere believer in his mission. He claims that he communicates with the Prophet and even with God. Remember the case of the Babais mentioned earlier. Baba İlyas too claimed that he was having a conversation with God. Gülen was able to gather…
Faruk Yaslıçimen interviewed Belkıs Kılıçkaya, a distinguished Turkish journalist, about DAESH, on which she made a three-part documentary for a TV channel in Turkey.
Faruk Yaslıçimen interviewed Tarek O. Al-Kasabi, a Saudi businessman, about his company’s investments in Turkey.
Serhan Afacan interviewed Professor Şener Aktürk and talked about the present international developments with regard to the geopolitical crisis in the Caucasus, Ukraine, and the Middle East.
Faruk Yaslıçimen interviewed with the director of the Yunus Emre Institute in Cairo and tried to understand the current situation of the Egyptian society.