IPPR: Islamists Are the Answer

The Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) have released a report this week recommending engagement with ‘non-violent’ Islamist groups in order to combat the threat of Islamist terrorism.

Needless to say, we here at Focus on Islamism think this is a deeply misguided view.  In fact, my co-blogger Shiraz has written a far better researched and informed pamphlet explaining exactly why the IPPR line is just plain wrong.

The folly of the IPPR conclusions have been adequately enough covered by both Harry’s Place and the Spittoon, therefore sparing you another rant from this blog…

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