Kurdology

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Alevi-Bektashi Judaism

hacibektas-2Alevism and Bektashism are a major contemporary form of very ancient Crypto-Judaism as currently existing primarily in Turkey, Kurdistan, Northern Cyprus, Bulgaria and Greater Albania but also elsewhere in the region and more lately in Western Europe as well and in particular so in Germany. The following book is the first overview of Alevi-Bektashi Judaism (more specifically largely focusing on Zaza Kurdish Alevism) in any language and took several years of compiling and verifying information using journalistic methods.  Read more…

Demise of Öcalan

Abdullah_ÖcalanThe 2016 demise of Abdullah Öcalan was not publicized due to the varying political considerations of those concerned, yet for the sake of the feminist PKK movement itself needs it also officially complete its feminist leadership transition. Read more…

Denominations of Crypto-Judaism

Yezidi boy kissing Yezidi serpent mezuzah prior to entering Yezidi temple.

The diverse multicultural mosaic of very closely connected ethnic groups that is the Jewish people is a small remnant of the long history of Jewish civilization. Read more…

Dönmeh Judaism

brockhaus_and_efron_jewish_encyclopedia_e13_783-0Dönmeh Judaism was originally part of the religious Southern Jurisdiction of Judah (i.e. Rabbinic Judaism) and instead became part of Alevi-Bektashi Judaism of the religious Northern Jurisdiction of Israel. Read more…

Feminist Liberation Movement

30358641080_11d1560415_kWhat was once known as the PKK movement internally and semi-covertly so adopted the name Feminist Liberation Movement (FLM) in 2017 in symbolizing its transition from Marxism to moderate radical feminism. Read more…

First Families of Israel and Kurdistan

3359196053_21ba26cabf_zIsrael’s and Kurdistan’s covert relationship has long remained formally secretive; certainly less so with respect to the Dönmeh and Barzani-led KDP yet far more so with respect to Israel’s equally close relationships with the PUK and the PKK movement. Read more…

Middle Eastern Median Judaism

644px-Petra_Jordan_BW_21Historiography in Islamdom is strictly political and intellectual honesty is generally of no concern whatsoever. This is so with with all phases of Muslim historiography from Quranic mythology over medieval historiography to the modern historical narratives of countries where Islam predominates as non-Muslims are still systematically eliminated from culturally Muslim historiography. Read more…

Never Again

21304413669_3f063c7864_hMajor American Jewish organizations lobbied for many weeks in advance to prevent what most tragically became the 73rd Yezidi genocide in August 2014. Read more…

Pan-Jewish History

Deportations of Jews by Assyrians.

Understanding biblical historiography and Crypto-Jewish historiograpies requires applying the ancient toolkit of the Great Tradition of the Art of Writing, meaning that both biblical historiographies and historigraphies of Crypto-Jewish denominations must be interpreted rather than being regarded as either literalisms or mere myths. Read more…

PKK’s Transformation

Screenshot 2017-09-09 at 17.43.03It is essential that the now feminist PKK movement completes its already profound processes of democratization in clearly leaving its Marxist-Leninist past behind as moral clarity is indeed essential to the future and freedom of Kurdistan and its people. Free media and open society are the best possible international promotion of the emancipation and liberation of the people of Kurdistan. Read more…

The Israel-Kurdistan Special Relationship

YPJ soldiers of Syrian Kurdistan

For decades, the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) of Iraqi Kurdistan led by first Mustafa Barzani (1903-1979) and later his son Masoud Barzani (b. 1946) remained Israel’s one ally in Kurdistan. The rival Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) party joined the alliance in the late 20th century and the PKK movement began the process of aligning with Israel after Syria ended its alliance with the movement in the late 1990s. Read more…

Understanding Kurdistani Intelligence Agencies

banner-1160322_1280The PKK guerilla as other third-world armed movements of decolonization was extensively sponsored by the GRU, Soviet military intelligence while also having had a very close relationship with the Mukhabarat intelligence community of the Syrian Ba’ath regime of totalitarian dictator Hafez Assad as the PKK for many years remained headquarted in Damascus, Syria. Read more…

Understanding Derin Devlet

1000px-emblem_of_the_president_of_turkey-svgDerin Devlet (“Deep State” in Turkish) is the informal name of the highly secretive Turkish military intelligence service as created by the ethnically Dönmeh Mustafa Kemal “Atatürk” (1881-1938) and which has exercised ultimate control over the Turkish Armed Forces (TAF) and the Republic of Turkey ever since the demise of its founder. Read more…

Understanding Imperial Intelligence

1024px-Flag_of_Iran_before_1979_Revolution.svgThe former Shah of Iran always lived in great fear of the secular monarchy becoming unseated and thus as inspired and assisted by Turkey’s Dönmeh-led Derin Devlet military intelligence agency created a parallel secretive Iranian military intelligence agency as also tasked with surviving within the state apparatus even if the monarchy were to fall and hence serve to ensure monarchic restoration. Read more…