Asim Qureshi

‘In addressing inequality we should be careful not to wage war on those elite visions of life, such as the Getty Villa in LA, that do so much to alleviate its mundanity’

Today’s Daily Telegraph has featured research from a recent paper I co-authored with my former colleague, Jacob Amis, which covers, among other things, Anwar al-Awlaki’s time in the UK.

The al-Qaeda theorist Anwar al-Awlaki has an expansive network of supporters in the United Kingdom. My colleague Alexander Meleagrou-Hitchens has produced an authoritative report on the matter for the Centre for Social Cohesion – a think tank that has consistently warned us about Awlaki. I won’t reproduce the report here, but would urge readers of this blog to consult it very closely.

CBS News is breaking an exclusive story over in the United States. It seems that Anwar al-Awlaki did indeed direct the abortive Christmas day attack by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab. Here’s what CBS are reporting:

Today we focus on Cage Prisoners which likes to present itself as a human rights organisation campaigning on behalf of Muslim detainees.