Supporters of President Erdoğan’s ‘The World is Bigger than Five’ thesis may increase


Western governments are not yet aware, but they are rapidly losing their values not only in the eyes of their own people, who cannot remain indifferent to the atrocities in Gaza, but also in the eyes of people living in other parts of the world.

The order established after World War II, which has made its presence felt until today, is cracking.

For seven months, a war in Gaza has been ongoing, in which more than 40,000 people, almost all civilians, have lost their lives and over a million people are struggling with hunger and thirst. The world is expected to turn a blind eye to this.

Finally, the judiciary intervened, and the situation began to change.

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) was established as an institution of the United Nations (UN), which is the first and most important organization of the so-called ‘new world order.’ All 15 members of the Court are elected for nine-year terms by the UN General Assembly and the UN Security Council. To date, the ICJ has handled 191 cases involving different countries.

Last week, ICJ judges ruled that Israel must stop its attacks on Gaza.

Their intervention in Gaza can also be understood as rushing to the aid of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which had attempted to arrest the Israeli prime minister and defense minister for ‘genocide’ in Gaza just before.

The ICC, established independently but again with the encouragement of the UN, unlike the ICJ, judges individuals who have committed crimes considered ‘criminal’ by its treaty ratified by 120 countries.


The United States and the United Kingdom’s announcements that Netanyahu and his ministers would not be detained if they came to their countries stem from their questioning of the ICC’s authority.

A statement made by someone referred to as ‘an official’ to ICC Chief Prosecutor Karim Khan summarizes the West’s approach: “Wasn’t this court supposed to try African leaders and people like Putin?”

Of the 50 people the ICC has convicted so far, 47 are from Africa.

In 2023, Putin, along with his appointed commissioner for children’s rights, was held responsible for the kidnapped children in Ukraine, with which he was at war.

Western leaders seem very confident that these two institutions, established under the leadership of their own countries and sustained by their membership fees, will not act against them even if they commit ‘crimes.’

The U.S. has not been held accountable for its crimes in Afghanistan and Iraq; this is why they are confident.

When it comes to Israel and Netanyahu, Western countries expect serious crimes like ‘genocide’ to be ignored…

Over the years, the ICC has ruled on leaders of their countries such as Omar al-Bashir (Sudan), Uhuru Kenyatta (Kenya), Muammar Gaddafi (Libya), and Laurent Gbagbo (Ivory Coast).


When it became clear that Netanyahu would be subjected to a much more serious charge and an arrest warrant would be issued by the ICC, Western countries immediately reacted to the decision on Netanyahu.

What will happen now?

In fact, what should happen is happening on a large scale.

People with uncorrupted consciences are not indifferent to the Palestinians who lost their lives as a result of Israel’s attacks on Gaza in the countries they are citizens of. Capitals are witnessing protests every weekend. Students continue their support actions despite the threat of having their right to study or graduate taken away.

It may not stop there.

In Western countries, the ballot boxes may become the address of the reaction against the current governments…

The “The World is Bigger than Five” movement, led by President Tayyip Erdoğan and directed against the UN system formed by the five victorious countries of World War II granting themselves veto power, may gain stronger support following the recent events.

Netanyahu and members of his war cabinet may find it difficult to leave Israel due to the fear of arrest.

The wave of recognition of the State of Palestine, which started with three Western countries – Spain, Norway, and Ireland – may spread and eventually turn the ‘two-state solution,’ which seemed forgotten until the attack on Gaza, into a reality.

I presented these possibilities as ‘probabilities,’ but my belief that some – perhaps all – of them will come true is growing every day.

Because humanity’s conscience cannot bear what is being done.


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