Category Archives: Essential Reading

Two years into Trump’s presidency, far-right extremism has surged

Despite numerous high-profile incidents, the federal government has provided no leadership to law-enforcement in tackling the threat.

Police suspect New IRA behind Londonderry car bomb as dramatic footage of explosion released

Police in Northern Ireland have released dramatic footage showing the moment a car bomb exploded outside a Londonderry Courthouse.

‘The bed that saved me from the Taliban’

Just over a year ago, Greek pilot Vasileios Vasileiou checked into a luxury hilltop hotel in Kabul.

EU Approves Sanctions on Novichok Poisoning Suspects

The decision, which was denounced by the Kremlin, is the first time the EU has imposed sanctions under its new chemical weapons response regime.

The Times view on the far-right agitator Tommy Robinson’s ‘protest’

Tommy Robinson’s stunts are their own reward on social media.

Sara Khan – We’re failing to support those who stand up against Islamist and far-Right extremists

This new norm of physically menacing behaviour, this
 us-versus-them hostility, must never be defended.

Syria bomb attack reveals resurgent Isis as US quits

The Palace of the Princes restaurant had long been a favourite of American troops. The shawarma was good, the fries were crispy and it lay right on a main street in Manbij, Syria. Everyone knew it. Too many people.

US military says airstrike kills more than 50 terrorists in Somalia

The US military said Saturday that an airstrike near the Jilib, Middle Juba Region of Somalia killed more than 50 al-Shabaab militants.

Universities double invitations to extremists

It is the university league table in which no one wants to be first. King’s College London and Birmingham are among the elite institutions topping Britain’s rankings of extremist speakers at universities, published next week.

Holocaust victims funeral a reminder to ‘confront racism’

The UK’s Chief Rabbi has urged an end to rising anti-Semitism, at a funeral for six unknown Auschwitz victims whose remains were donated to a museum.