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- On Teads since: 23/11/2007
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The New York Times has published an extraordinary account of how the two terrorists who burst into Charlie Hebdo's office became radicalised. Here are a few thoughts from the article, and more generally, that I think have the potential to change how western security services deal with al-Qaeda inspired terrorism. 1) Al-Qaeda's methods have changed to Mumbai style attacks. If more such attacks...
Yesterday evening I was invited by the Guardian to debate the attacks on Charlie Hebdo and where we go from here. I wanted to make a series of coherent points in a mini-speech but it never happened, so I’m writing them out here… Each point is in a separate mini blog-post. A photo posted by […]
Late last year I was invited to speak at the LSE Islamic Society on Islamophobia and the media. Rather than preach to the converted, I decide to challenge my audience by making the case for more free speech, even if included insults to their Prophet. In light of the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo today that has killed over 10 people, I think posting this would be relevant. ---- Thanks for...