Tag Archives: Syria

Extremists have no intention of changing their opinion of us

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Those who have chosen to side with IS will smear opponents whatever we do.

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5 questions every supporter of intervention in the Middle East should ask

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A few questions that every interventionist should consider.

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Syria air strikes: Bashar al-Assad is not the ‘lesser evil’, but a major part of the problem

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A Western alliance with Assad would be based on two colossal misunderstandings of the situation in Syria.

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Commons vote on ISIS: let’s clarify things

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Only 43 people voted against the motion, but many throwaway statements have been made criticising intervention.

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Left Foot Forward readers back airstrikes on IS

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A majority of Left Foot Forward readers back some form of military action against the so-called Islamic State, according to our latest poll.

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Killing people rarely kills their ideas

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Our best hope of reducing the numbers radicalised would be to champion a foreign policy based on clear principles.

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Taking on ISIS: doing something is a high risk strategy. Doing nothing is disastrous

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We have a responsibility to protect where feasible.

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Why the West keeps getting it wrong on Iraq

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If bombing was the answer to extremism, Gaza would be the safest region on Earth. As a coalition of Nations look set to begin US-led airstrikes against Islamic State let’s ask the simple question – why does history keep repeating itself in Iraq?

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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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