Day: February 24, 2017

Syria – An Avoidable Tragedy

by Dr. Juergen Todenhoefer Syria Conflict : How the democratic protests became a merciless war in which everyone fights against each other When the history of the Syrian War will be re-written it will not have much in common with today’s media coverage. The Syrian drama ran in three acts.: The first act […]

What Aurangzeb did to preserve Hindu temples (and protect non-Muslim religious leaders)

BOOK EXCERPT Historian Audrey Truschke’s new book examines one of the convenient myths imposed by India’s colonial rules.   Audrey Truschke   Hindu and Jain temples dotted the landscape of Aurangzeb’s kingdom. These religious institutions were entitled to Mughal state protection, and Aurangzeb generally endeavoured to ensure their well-being. By […]