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Eric Zuesse on Hagia Sophia & Islamic Activism, End of US Empire

Listen HERE Forensic historian Eric Zuesse joins the Truth Jihad for a lively Eid debate on Islamic activism and the demise of US empire. First topic: Turkey’s decision to return Hagia Sophia to its status as a mosque. Though Eric and I agree that Erdogan’s (and the Turkish Supreme Court’s) decision was misguided, our reasons for holding that position are radically different. Responding to Eric’s article on the topic, I emailed him: “I oppose unilaterally making Hagia Sophia a mosque on (Islamic) religious grounds, following Imran Hosein, but wasn’t impressed by your secular arguments especially the “Islamic dictatorship” part. I…