Tag Archives: Iraq

We should stand with the prime minister in tackling the threat of ISIS

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The prime minster needs the support of Muslim communities in the struggle against ISIS.

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A Yes vote would make it harder to tackle extremism

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The Scottish National Party has failed miserably to engage in preventing Islamist extremism.

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POLL: Should Britain take part in military action against IS?

Should Britain take part in military action against IS? Or are we best of out of it?

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Obama’s vague vision to take on IS

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Beyond a few airstrikes and supporting an opposition that is engaged in a bloody battle with Assad, it is not clear how IS in Syria can be dealt a decisive blow.

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By denouncing ISIS as ‘not Muslims’, moderate Muslims risk making things worse

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When moderate Muslim groups use takfirism to tackle extremism, this intolerant doctrine is not challenged but reaffirmed.

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With the threat of IS are we Chamberlain or Churchill?

Islamic State are clearly a threat to the West, argues Edisa Korugic and Robbie Travers, but the question is what do we do about it?

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1-in-800 young British Sunni men are fighting in Syria/Iraq – this should concern us all

TweetToo many young Muslims are going abroad to fight with ISIS – but we should talk about this without posturing or point-scoring.  In June, shortly before ISIS’s take-over of large chunks of northern Iraq, British Muslim commentator and journalist Sharif Nashashibi wrote: “One would be forgiven for thinking there is an exodus of British Muslims […]

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It’s time for the EU to go further to protect Christians

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It’s time the EU gave more serious consideration as to how best it can use it’s diplomatic, trade and economic muscle to protect Christians.

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The Daily Mail wants to start a culture war, apparently

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The Daily Mail’s attempt to start a culture war appears to be unstoppable, even in the face of hard facts.

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Internationalists must sharpen their concern for the Iraqi people

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There cannot be any half measures as to how we respond to this threat.

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