Erdogan-Gulen Power Struggle Divides European Turks

Erdogan-Gulen Power Struggle Divides European Turks IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism On the night of July 15, members of the Turkish military stormed the state-run TRT news agency in Ankara and forced an anchorwoman to read a statement calling President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a “traitor.” Within moments, tanks began to drive menacingly through the…

Bangladesh Islamists Slaughter Another Secular Writer

Bangladesh Islamists Slaughter Another Secular Writer by IPT News   Investigative Project on Terrorism Five men posing as prospective tenants stormed the Dhaka apartment of blogger Niloy Neel Friday afternoon, hacking him to death. Neel, 40, is the fourth secular blogger murdered in Bangladesh this year. American Avijit Roy, 45, was killed in February when…

Charlie Hebdo: Martyrs for the Truth

Charlie Hebdo: Martyrs for the Truth by Abigail R. Esman Special to IPT News Investigative Project on Terrorism   With the massacre of Charlie Hebdo magazine’s editors and cartoonists in Paris by Islamic gunmen early Wednesday afternoon, the forces of radical Islam lay the gauntlet down: radical Islam is not just fighting against Western freedom,…