We need to find advocates whose authority and Islamic orthodoxy the extremists respect. Such people exist, but they are not liberal Imams or nominally Christian politicians.
Posts Tagged: Islam
A visit to Kurdistan reveals the realities and the myths about the current conflict.
A description of the person most likely to give national projection to the opposition to Islamist extremism already present among many British Muslims at a local level.
Tim Montgomerie’s capitalist ideal has a continental underpinning.
Those protesting against the President’s visit present no viable alternative.
The test of Cameron’s announcement today is less one of words than deeds. It must be followed up across Whitehall and especially, at a local level, by the police.
His passionate defence of the welfare state runs counter to values that are truly embedded in their psyche: self-reliance, personal responsibility, entrepreneurialism.
There’s nothing to suggest London’s reservations about an anonymous ‘Muslim Mayor’ could not be overcome by a credible candidate.
For all its faults, the moral certainty of the Empire made the transmission of British principles possible. Modern equivocation offers no such hope.
Interview: Syed Kamall MEP – “I would prefer people to have a choice, personally. I don’t see why we need a shortlist.”
The Conservative MEP leader and would-be London Mayoral candidate on Ambition, Opportunity and Enterprise – and why that shortlist should be extended.
The historic values of the English speaking peoples face an existential threat to their very survival – again.
The reason for the defensive reaction displayed arises from a lack of confidence regarding the status of Islam in Britain and other liberal societies.
The former Chief Rabbi also speaks about his new book, “Not in God’s Name.”
“We are reminded of those Muslim values – those British values – of community, family and charity.”
Standing against George Galloway gave me an insight into the Respect MP’s failings – and some of our own.