Tag Archives: Iraq

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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Demonstration against ISIS this Saturday

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Organised by the Kurdish People’s Assembly UK.

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HSC’s Letter to the Prime Minister: Call for urgent response to recent events in Iraq

HSC’s Letter to the Prime Minister: Call for urgent response to recent events in Iraq.

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The responsibility for ISIS doesn’t lie with the West

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While it would be ridiculous to allow the West the moral high ground, it is even more absurd for the Muslim world to transfer the responsibility for ISIS on to the West.

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Why US air strikes on ISIS are right, and why the left should support them

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It was right to oppose Israeli brutality in Gaza, but now it’s right to support the use of force by the US in Northern Iraq.

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Why you really need to pay attention to Iraq’s Yazidi community

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This tragic state of affairs needs to be taken up by the international community.

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