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Jihadi John’s route to violence needs intelligent analysis not emotional rhetoric

Jihadi John's route to violence needs intelligent analysis not emotional rhetoric The Washington Post recently released allegations that the identity of ‘Jihadi John’ is a British man named Mohammed Emwazi. In this article Emwazi is described as having ‘started to radicalize after a planned safari in Tanzania following his graduation

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What happened to the “beautiful man” that became Jihadi John?

What happened to the “beautiful man” that became Jihadi John? Most humans, irrelevant of race, religion or ideology, would unequivocally condemn the coldblooded murder of innocent people, whether the perpetrator was "Jihadi John", named yesterday by the Washington Post  as Mohammed Emwazi, or the thousands of Iraqis killed in an illegal

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Was ‘Jihadi John’ radicalised by UK security services?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lu1MabuI66M Was 'Jihadi John' radicalised by UK security services? The last few months have made it more and more difficult for those perpetuating the increasingly marginalised and mocked “conveyor belt theory” . This discredited theory was invented and propagated by those with an ideological animosity for Islam and Muslims, as

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Guantanamo Bay: Oxygen for ISIS

In light of the CIA Torture Report said to be declassified today, Asim Qureshi, Research Director of CAGE examines the use of the iconic orange jumpsuits from the detainees in Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib to the hostages kept by the Islamic State. Islamic State's tactics have been taken directly from