hagiasofia2Is this the beginning of Erdogan’s hybrid Islamist Regional War?

Dr. Tassos Symeonides
(RIEAS Academic Advisor)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 18 July 2020

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

The best prophet of the future is the past.
Lord Byron

And so, it finally came to pass.
Turkey’s maniacal Islamist neo-sultan couldn’t sleep nights for years thinking of the beauty and immense global significance of the Hagia Sofia basilica, built by the Byzantine Emperor Justinian I in AD 537. Hagia Sofia is not just a magnificent world civilization monument, it is the spiritual heart of Global Christianity that left the invading, conquering, slaughtering, and rampaging Turks with their mouths hanging open when they massacred, burned, and pillaged their way into Constantinople in 1453....Read more

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