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  1. The New Crusade

    by , 08-16-2016 at 03:48 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    Even though it isn't a major issue in the news, there is a holy war going on. DAESH would like to be fighting against the princes of Christendom, as their ancestors did centuries ago, but there aren't any princes of Christendom anymore. The issues that DAESH is fighting about are not issues to more than a few people outside of their organization. Eight hundred or a thousand years ago religious power was a major concern, but in most of the world religion is a personal matter that is not part of governmental ...

    Updated 08-16-2016 at 03:53 PM by PeterL

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  2. Turkey’s Islamic Government and DAESH

    by , 12-23-2015 at 05:36 PM (Memories of the 28th Century)
    The war in the Mid East has taken some strange turns. What has gone on in Syria is strange and largely inexplicable, but the confusion there has led to much greater chaos elsewhere. The elected government lost the support of a significant part of the military, and a civil war started or heated up anyway. There had been small revolts in various parts of the country, but that was too small to worry about, and most of the units disbanded at the end of a battle and they returned to their homes. But ...
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