ISIL

so-called islamic state

If it’s the “so-called Islamic State”, why is Mohammed not the “so-called Prophet”?

The BBC and Channel 4 News appear to have a policy of referring to the ISIS/ISIL/Daesh as the "so-called Islamic State". Senior BBC News Producer David Waddell has explained why (he might even have coined the phrase), which he summarised…

Justin Welby's call to battle

  What exactly is the grand plan that is going to result in the disintegration and destruction of ISIS? On Tuesday military chiefs from 22 of the 60 countries making up…