Author Archives: Suzanna Craig

Cults, Grooming and Culpability

I find the idea that Shemima Begum was groomed both intriguing and problematic. I have consistently said that IS behaves like a cult. Indeed, it conforms in many ways with a range of indicators that it operates in a cult-like manner. Powerful and exclusive dedication/devotion to an explicit person or creed. Their use of “thought-reform”

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