The term appeasement is often overused, but that’s what Obama’s free pass to Assad’s air force in exchange for a hoped-for nuclear deal with Iran is.
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Some causes transcend political barriers. The plight of those trapped between the murderers of the Islamic State and the slaughter at the hands of Assad’s forces is one of those issues.
British nationals that join jihadist groups abroad are still British nationals and should be processed by our criminal justice system like other criminals.
Jihadism has gone from fringe cult to a mass movement because non-violent extremists have too often gone unchallenged.
Assad is not an ally, he is a man whose stubborn determination to preserve his dictatorship has killed hundreds of thousands.
The illusion that we can stand apart from events in Kobane is fuelled by little Englander insularity and hard-left anti-imperialism.