Ibrahim Kalin: Erdoğan's U.S.-Trained Enforcer
Ibrahim Kalin is a lamentable (but predictable) expression of the American Middle East studies establishment's decades-long embrace of Islamist doctrines and propaganda. A U.S.-trained specialist in Islam and the Middle East, Kalin is the unabashed official apologist for Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, a textbook Islamist who is currently crushing all domestic dissent in the aftermath of the failed coup of July 15. Writing for Campus Watch, journalist Stephen Schwartz exposes Kalin's shameful actions at the Independent Journal Review
A "weaponized academic" trained in the U.S. has risen to become Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's "deputy undersecretary and senior advisor," yet another servant for Islamist ideology produced by the American Middle East studies industry.
Ibrahim Kalin received his doctorate in Middle East Studies/Islamic Studies from George Washington University and is a senior fellow with the Saudi-funded Prince Alwaleed bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding (ACMCU) at Georgetown University. He taught at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., from 2002 to 2005.
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