Tag Archives: Islamism

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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Qatar – the sugar-daddies of Islamist financing

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The implications for the Muslim world are grave if the liberal/progressive voices lose the battle for the very soul of the faith.

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The ISIS declaration has done more for counter-extremism than any government programme

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Islamists in the UK don’t like what they see.

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It’s ludicrous to deny the threat to the UK from ISIS

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ISIS and al Qaeda may attempt to ‘out-jihad’ each other with a high-profile attack on the West.

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Meet Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the new Caliph of Islam

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So what does a 21st Century Caliphate have in store for us?

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ISIS are more in thrall to Hitler and Stalin than to the Caliphate

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The contemporary agitation for a Caliphate is a struggle to establish a totalitarian state that bears little resemblance to Muslim empires of the past.

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The struggle to defend secularism is vital, and the left must lead the way

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The left must not sacrifice Universalist values at the altar of reactionary and sectarian activism.

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If we really want to help moderate Muslims, we should stop telling them what Islam is

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However well-meaning attempts by non-Muslims to define Islam are, they are ultimately counter-productive.

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The left should support the reformists in Islam, not the reactionaries

Maajid Nawaz ncrj

In a Northern European democracy in 2014, we should not be capitulating to the most regressive, reactionary forces in Islam, but rather supporting those reformist voices who speak out.

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Is the Boko Haram menace rooted in poverty or fanaticism?

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The menace of Boko Haram is rooted in the nihilistic philosophy of islamism, not poverty, suffering or neglect.

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