Extremism

Paris attacks: "They are cutting us all down, one by one."

  World leaders will today wear their best grave faces and pronounce their most solemn sympathies. There will be a chorus of condemnation with a recapitulation of our common humanity. Paris is in mourning, the world is in shock, and…

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…

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…

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…