Islamic State

With the Arab world mired in political chaos and economic crisis, Islamist non-state armed governing organisations are taking over

“And what — beyond grief — can European citizens do after Paris? Can we be anything more than mourners at our own funeral?”

Europeans have a duty to open their hearts to those in real need — but also to use their heads and beware of extremist infiltration

The genocidal ghouls of Isis are tearing down a precious piece of our civilisation. This is the price we pay for not standing up to barbarism

“The Obama White House has bought into Iran’s narrative that there is a convergence of interests over Islamic State in Syria and Iraq”

Britain’s former chief of staff says politicians have undermined military strategy by meddling, leading Putin and Islamic State to despise the West

‘In the savage quagmire of Iraq, the Kurdish enclave is a state in all but name—and one that displays Western traits of decency, tolerance, freedom, stability and prosperity’

‘In Syria and Iraq my enemy’s enemy is not my friend, not even by the wildest stretch of the imagination’

We owe it to the world to prosecute home-grown war criminals of Islamic State here — not to deny them entry and their victims justice

‘Inclusiveness is a nice slogan for a campfire sing-along. It is obscene when it becomes a bystander’s excuse for inaction as evil occurs’