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‘It’s all the West’s Fault’: the Excuse that Always Collapses under Scrutiny

With the growing threat of so-called ‘lone actor’ attacks in the West and Daesh losing territory in Syria and Iraq, the debate rumbles on over the role of foreign policy in the radicalisation of young...

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The Battle for Mosul: What does it mean for us?

There is no doubt whatsoever, the freeing of Mosul from Daesh will be a huge media story for the weeks or months ahead.  However, as the battle plays out on our TV screens and the...

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The Attack on Quetta’s Young Police Cadets is an Attack on Us All

Another day and yet another devastating attack on Muslims. It’s easy to become numb to such atrocities and try to block them out – especially – as in the case of this week’s bomb attack...

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Laura Passoni: How Vulnerable Women are being Hunted by Daesh

The recent story of how Belgian mother, Laura Passoni fell under the spell of Daesh gives us a chilling insight into how these terrorists prey on the vulnerable in our communities. She was an everyday...

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The Liberation of Mosul: A Future Free From Daesh

As world leaders speak of the imminent battle to liberate Daesh’s Iraqi stronghold of Mosul, it’s important that we think of the terrified men, women and children who are living in the city. The Iraqi...

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Daesh Is Collapsing – But It’s Far Too Early to Celebrate

When we think of Islamist extremism, twisted ideology or horrific terrorist attacks, Daesh is at the forefront of our minds. The group has hogged the headlines over the last few years with their bizarre mix...

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Hate Crime Awareness Week: A Time To Stand United

This week, the UK marks its fifth annual Hate Crime Awareness Week. It was launched at St Paul’s Cathedral in London on Sunday and is followed by a series of events around the country. The...

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University Students Are Not Immune to Radicalisation

Sending our children to university undoubtedly fills us with a sense of pride and achievement. After years of nurturing, it feels like the hard work has paid off. But just because they are adults doesn’t...

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