Timothy Furnish

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Timothy Furnish holds a Ph.D. in Islamic, World and African history (Ohio State, 2001). He is a former U.S. Army Arabic linguist and, later, civilian consultant to U.S. Special Operations Command. He’s author of books on the Middle East and Middle-earth; history professor; and sometime media opiner (as, for example, on Fox News Channel’s “War Stories: Fighting ISIS“).

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International News, Military, Opinion, Religion | 1 month ago

After al-Baghdadi

Ninety-seven years ago this week, the last Ottoman ruler was sent packing. That Empire, on the losing side in World War I, was being demolished abroad by Western powers. It was also being dismantled at home, by secularists led by…

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