Extremism

Syria Airstrikes

Parliament's vote to bomb Syria has already won the moral victory against ISIL

  As I began writing this within an hour of the Commons vote, 4 RAF Tornadoes were already on their way to bomb Syria. This is it; the UK is now fully embroiled in the multilateral effort to strike Islamic State/ISIL/Daesh…
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Jihadi John has gone to meet Mohammed

  It is reported by the Pentagon that there is a "high degree of certainty" that the Islamic State serial beheader Mohammed Emwazi – aka Jihadi John – has been…
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Time to forgive Guy Fawkes?

  "Guy Fawkes should be forgiven because he has become a ‘global brand’, says headmaster of Catholic plotter's old school." That's a summary of an inept piece in the Telegraph…
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China abolishes the cross of Christ

  China's stock-market has plunged: its GDP has crashed, the yuan has been devalued and economic confidence is in free fall. Another boom-and-bust bubble has burst: Mammon threatens another tidal…