Niall Ferguson's Droll Parallel Between the Paris Terrorist Attack and the Fall of Rome

Dr Michael Arnheim | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Politics
Dr Michael Arnheim

"Poor, poor Paris. Killed by complacency," opines Niall Ferguson (Sunday Times, 15 November 2015). This is Ferguson's parting shot in a piece headed,...

Is ISIS's Interpretation of Islam Legitimate? How Top Journalists Cenk Uyger, Julia Hartley-Brewer and Gavin Ashenden All Got it Wrong

Tahir Nasser | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Tahir Nasser

In short, the Qur'an tells the reader how it should be interpreted, so the notion that "it's all in the interpretation" is false. Extremists are desperate for all to accept their poisonous narrative as Gospel truth. My message? Don't believe the hype.

World Peace?

Noelle Reno | Posted 20.11.2015 | UK
Noelle Reno

*I dedicate this to those who have not yet seen the hope and potential of the generation of leaders to come. Peace? The only way to fight dark is t...

Education Is Indispensible in Strengthening the Bonds that Hold Communities Together

Aaron Benavot | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Politics
Aaron Benavot

The GMR is based at UNESCO headquarters in Paris and, while none of the Report team was directly affected by the weekend's tragic events, a black mark...

Do You Allow Yourself To Feel Terrorised?

Claire Copland | Posted 15.11.2015 | UK
Claire Copland

As the parents of young children, we happened to be awake on and off through the night last Friday. As we repeatedly cajoled our youngest back to s...

Berlin Police Shoot Islamic Extremist After Knife Attack

The HuffingtonPost UK | Paul Vale | Posted 18.09.2015 | UK

An Islamic extremist, once imprisoned for plotting to assassinate the former prime minister of Iraq, was shot and killed by police in Berlin on Thursd...

17 Signs You're A Young Person Ripe For Radicalisation

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Much has been made of the government's Prevent Strategy, part of which requires teachers and lecturers to monitor their students for potential extremi...

Charleston Attack: An Act of Terrorism

Tasnim Nazeer | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK
Tasnim Nazeer

Mr Roof is clearly a terrorist, he killed nine people in a racially motivated crime, he sat in the church with them and then let off gunshots, mass murdering them all. This is not just a hate crime, as many organisations like to make out.

This Is How Many Suspected Terrorists Police Are Arresting Each Day

The Huffington Post UK/ PA | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 18.05.2015 | UK

New figures have revealed that police are arresting on average one suspected terrorist a day as hundreds of extremists return to the UK from Syria. ...

EU Counter-Terrorism Coordinator: 'Jail Is a Major Incubator of Radicalisation'

European Parliament Web Team | Posted 19.05.2015 | UK Politics
European Parliament Web Team

The European Parliament has a very critical role. Not only as the co-legislator, but also in the social response needed in order to promote tolerance and fight anti-Semitism and Muslim-bashing.

Counter-Terrorism and Security Bill: Britain Must Not Give Terrorists This Victory

Rabah Kherbane | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Universities & Education
Rabah Kherbane

Detaining foreigners without trial was thus held to be incompatible with fundamental human rights. As a result, section 23 was later repealed. 11 years on, we once more face a threat to the life of our nation..

Extremist Terror Reaches Liberal Shores

Kokulan Mahendiran | Posted 27.12.2014 | UK
Kokulan Mahendiran

While it may be more comforting to consider these men but lone wolves acting upon their own deranged ideas, that no longer seems to be the case. In this age of social media and easily accessible information in which we live, it is no longer necessary for contact to be made for a message to be passed on.

Scotland Yard Pounce On Four Suspected Islamists Terrorists

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK

Four suspected Islamist terrorists have been arrested in a series of raids across London. One of the suspects - aged 21 - was tasered during his arres...

Don't Panic (Much)

Nick Abbot | Posted 30.10.2014 | UK Politics
Nick Abbot

The Home Secretary, Theresa Kitten Heels May, has announced that The Threat Level had been raised from "Casual insouciance" to "Run to the hills". On the five point gradation of fear, we are now at the second most terrifying, leaving only "Abandon all hope" to go.

Shock & Grief Of Grandfather Of Australian Boy, 7, Pictured Holding Decapitated Head In Syria

Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK

The grandfather of a young Australian boy pictured holding a decapitated head aloft has spoken of his devastation. Peter Nettleton’s Sydney-rais...

Australian Jihadist Tweets Picture Of Young Son Holding Decapitated Head (GRAPHIC PICTURE)

Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK

A horrifying picture of a young boy holding a decapitated head aloft has been posted to Twitter. He is believed to be the Sydney-raised son of Kha...

Facebook Page Calls For The Execution Of A Palestinian 'Terrorist' Every Hour Until Missing Israeli Teenagers Are Found

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK

A Facebook page has been set up calling for the execution of a Palestinian “terrorist” every hour until three missing Israeli teens are located. ...

Nuclear Summit in Holland Neglects Crucial Security Issues

Behnam Taebi | Posted 27.05.2014 | UK Politics
Behnam Taebi

Earlier this week, the Netherlands hosted the third Nuclear Security Summit (NSS). More than 50 world leaders where in The Hague to enhance international nuclear security...

Boris: 'Take Children Of Muslim Extremists Into Care'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 03.03.2014 | UK

Muslim children exposed to "the contagion of radical Islamic extremism" should be taken into care, Boris Johnson has said, lamenting "politically-corr...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'Sleepwalking Into A National Security Crisis On Climate Change'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 16.02.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Sunday 16 February 2014... 1) 'SLEEPWALKING INTO A NATIONAL SECURITY CRISIS ON CLIMATE CHANGE' We'v...

British Islamist 'Killed In Somalia'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.11.2013 | UK

A British Islamist known as Osama al-Britani has reportedly been killed in Somalia after falling out with with the al-Shabaab group. The Foreign O...

What Year Did 9/11 Happen?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.09.2013 | UK

As the world prepares to commemorate the twelfth anniversary of the September 11 atrocity that claimed nearly 3,000 lives and shocked the world, peopl...

Terry the Terrorist: A Bedtime Story

Simon Cohen | Posted 27.07.2013 | UK
Simon Cohen

The media and government realized that using words like 'terrorism' would only serve Terry's objective of spreading fear. Why on Earth would they want to help a criminal? Why would the government want to spread fear when they were supposed to spread hope and unity?!

Boston Bombings Suspect's Army Of Teenage Fans Insist He's 'Too Beautiful To Be A Terrorist'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.05.2013 | UK

An online movement calling to free Boston bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is gathering pace – thanks to an army of teenage girls who believe he i...

Richard Dart Jailed For Terrorism Offences

PA | Posted 25.04.2013 | UK

Three British Islamic extremists including a white Muslim convert and a former police community support officer have been jailed for terrorism. Ric...