What makes a young person born and raised in Europe come to identify with Islamist extremism? Why would a young person decide to travel to the Middle East to become involved in war, and in some cases, participate in crimes as monstrous such as mass decapitation?
Trump’s fakery will lead nowhere except to more government control, the exact opposite of what he claims to offer. Playing on nostalgia for a long-lost period of history the people will be bitterly disappointed. Erosion of wages and skills by globalisation and technology leaves us with no answers. Current bankrupt […]
He is a person who excites polemic, who has always been the target of criticism for his support of issues such as republicanism, the rights of LGBT people and a united Ireland. And yet, while having enemies inside and outside of the party, and the press ready to ambush him on every possible occasion, his beliefs remain solid.
Turkish government has withdrawn a controversial bill, which would have pardoned some three thousand people incarcerated for the sexual abuse of minors if they agreed to marry their victims.
The way Nigerian Islamists are using kidnapped women and children in attacks, exploiting them as virtual human bombs in the middle of civil and military groups, is becoming one of the cruelest forms of war history has ever seen.