The Islamic State cannot be understood outside the context of Western intervention.
Not every problem in the world needs to be gendered.
Western support for Turkey's assault on the Kurds is a familiar treachery.
The Western politics of identity is the fuel of modern jihadism.
Getting parliamentary backing for a military campaign doesn’t make it right.
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There's nothing moral about telling other states what weapons they may have.
Blaming some young Brits' attraction to ISIS on online grooming is a fudge.
Islamist Turkey only exists in the minds of cosseted commentators.
Underpinning the semi-war against ISIS is a profound lack of moral authority.
Too many sacrificed support for democracy at the altar of Sisi’s coup.