Left-wing news, opinion and activism
- Source type: Blog
- On Teads since: 23/11/2007
- Teads score: 5.31603
- Country: United Kingdom
- Language: English
Whether Britain acts against ISIL in Syria isn't about provoking them or if they pose a threat, but whether our actions will be effective and justified. Whatever we decide, we will get attacked by ISIS; it's their aim and in their interests. The bigger question is whether we should join our international allies against a terror group that has already declared war on us. If we have to engage with...
27/11/2015 - 06:48
When Islamic State came to notoriety last year, many commentators including myself made assumptions about its plans. I wrote for Al-Jazeera that it “poses a far greater threat to Muslims than it does to the west” - and this has remained true . I also said its impact on community relations in Europe and the US “could be devastating” - an obvious prediction that is also turning out to be true,...