Our rulers’ authoritarian response to ISIS is trashing freedom and tolerance.
What that barbaric beheading tells us about a crisis of Britishness.
The West weeps over the Yazidi people, yet is responsible for their suffering.
Podcast: Karl Sharro, Brendan O'Neill and Bill Durodié debate the crisis in Iraq.
The Brits who become jihadists have some very familiar-sounding prejudices.
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Western intervention has destroyed Iraq, as spiked predicted it would.
It’s moral cowardice to beg Chilcot to condemn Bush and Blair.
The real beneficiary of Western intervention is al-Qaeda.
The bloody mess created by the occupation of Iraq was built on the West's own weakness and incoherence.
The UK Supreme Court ruling that servicemen can sue the Ministry of Defence for negligence is a disaster for troop morale and the public good.