Tag: Terrorism

Incompetence, Or Something More Sinister..?

Police botched their investigation into Isis propaganda that inspired the Parsons Green attacker and failed to link him to the terrorist group, The Independent can reveal. Hmmmm….. “There is nothing to suggest he was inspired by Daesh [Isis],” the Crown…

This Isn’t The Dichotomy You Think It Is…

Phil McDuff evidently hasn’t realised the reason – we’ve come to learn that all immigrants don’t ‘enrich our culture’. Some actually degrade it. …the report also details a significant rise in anti-Muslim sentiment. 42% of people said that the recent terrorist…

Platitudes & Handwringing

That’s all they ever offer: London in the 1970s and 1980s came to accept IRA bombs as almost part of living in the capital. It would help if grotesque publicity were not given to these acts of terror. It distorts…

Voices From A Doomed Society…

Several hundred Swedes have joined Islamic State militants in recent years, making the country second only to Belgium as a source of European recruits to the “caliphate”. “I can understand why people are asking whether Sweden has been too open,…

Just Let ‘Em Go, Nev…

Brighton and Hove divisional commander Nev Kemp said he had authorised monitoring of a number of teenagers after two brothers died fighting in Syria. He added that he had personally authorised monitoring one girl who he thought would be probably…

Traffic into the UK

On December 4,  The Mirror and The Telegraph reported that one of the Paris attackers visited the UK earlier this year. The unnamed terrorist then made a series of telephone calls prior to Friday, November 13. From The Mirror: A…

Interpreting the Paris attack

2015 has hardly been the best year for France. No sooner had the Twelve Days of Christmas ended when the Kouachi brothers gunned down Charlie Hebdo editors and a policeman outside their offices before holding a printing plant owner hostage…