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Adnan Khan On the 3rd December 2013, Jeremy Paxman began the BBC news affairs programme, Newsnight, by questioning whether society was beginning to display signs of a new strand of ‘McCarthyism’. He was, of course, referring [...]
Hasnet Lais Football is a gentleman’s game played by thugs. Or at least that’s the reputation lived up to by some of the game’s most coveted stars. Over the years, Premiership footballers have run up a [...]
In a Spectator article published less than ten days after the London bombings of July 2005, Boris Johnson wrote, when accounting for the attackers’ mindset, that “Islam is the problem.” Almost eight years later, after the public murder [...]
Adnan Khan On the 22nd of May 2013, a serving British soldier was targeted by two youths, who proceeded to kill the man with a machete and a butcher’s knife, in Woolwich, South East London. This [...]
A response to “How to spot a terrorist living in your neighbourhood” On the Telegraph website there is a piece by one Alan Judd entitled “How to spot a terrorist living in your neighbourhood.” Even though [...]
Hasnet Lais What a crazy week it’s been and a particularly testing one for the British Muslim community. The buzzwords ‘Islamic extremists’ and ‘Muslim terrorists’ returned with a vengeance in the wake of the Woolwich tragedy [...]