We cannot afford to be timid about calling out the threat of radical Islam

By Dr Alan Mendoza

Once more, the spectre of terrorism has come to impact upon the daily lives of those living and working in our capital city.

Last Friday’s London Bridge attack was sadly unsurprising in terms of its occurrence, although that in no way diminishes its horror. Two young graduates, Jack Merritt and Saskia Jones, were cut down in the prime of life, on account of convicted terrorist Usman Khan.

This tragedy was particularly shocking as Khan, who had been jailed for 16 years as part of a plot to bomb the London Stock Exchange and pubs in Stoke, as well wanting to establish a jihadist training camp in Pakistan, had given a passable impersonation of having been successfully deradicalised following his automatic release from his sentence.

 

Read the full article in City A.M.

HJS



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