A handful of ordinary members may let the rest of us down, but I have seen no sign that our Party systemically encourages anti-Muslim hatred.
Posts Tagged: Islam
I personally don’t care if someone burns a copy of the Quran, provided they bought it and do so without creating a fire or smoke hazard. But it is illegal in the UK.
It was a textbook case of how Islamist terror works here – or has to date, anyway. We honour and remember those who died.
Ed Husain has written an excellent account of the Islamic world, and of the inability of doctrinaire secularists to comprehend it.
The use of live ammunition is the result of decisions either made or approved by the defence minister.
The hard truth is that for the country’s politicians what European governments think is of secondary importance. What counts is Congress and Trump.
Here are five priorities. Sort out the extremism mess. Get an immigration policy move-on. Beef up your Windrush review. Don’t mess with ID cards. Or identity politics. Oh, and P.S…
For most of the Far Left, Jews must now be defined by class. And since they are usually in the wrong class, they must therefore be part of the class enemy.
As May squares up to one security challenge, Cameron reminds us of another: Islamist extremism – and its wider dimensions.
In Washington, the former Prime Minister ponders how his approach to tackling non-violent as well as violent extremism can be built on.
The Crown Prince will need all of his skills to balance the demands of tribal court politics while driving social and economic modernisation.
Alistair Thompson: Stick to the day job, Ofsted – and drop this power grab. You don’t need it to stop Islamist extremists.
This latest scheme could drag sports clubs, the Scouts and Guides and even the TA, Royal Naval Reserves and cadets into its net.
Plus: Brexodus, what Brexodus. The Gay Hussar improves. James Cleverly impresses. And: join Liam Halligan, Ayesha Hazarika and I on CNN Talk.
Polling suggests real concern among them about extremism. But one wouldn’t think so from the coverage of her appointment.
The controversy over lifting the cap on new faith schools is not confined to Catholic ones. Hinds has a knotty problem to untangle.
Michael Bates: During this Christmas season, it’s time to stand up for religious freedom – and that of those who don’t believe at all
The number and proportion of conflicts around the world with a religious dimension is increasing. In 2001, 44 per cent; in 2013, 60 per cent.