April 11, 2014

Syria Is Now the Gravest Threat to Britain

Con Coughlin, Daily Telegraph

The Associated Press

Every month a new batch of British Muslims leaves the country to risk their lives in Syria’s brutal civil war. For some, the hazardous journey is nothing more than an opportunity to alleviate the suffering of their co-religionists, after three years of bitter conflict that have now claimed an estimated 150,000 lives.

For others, particularly those who have been exposed to the extremist views of radical preachers teaching in British mosques, their purpose is not so benign.

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TAGGED: Syria, Jihadists, United Kingdom


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