August 23, 2014

How Britain Became Yemen of the West

Andrew Gilligan, Daily Telegraph

The Associated Press

Britain’s role as a chief exporter of terror was made horrifically clear this week. We examine the key failings of government and security forces that allowed home-grown jihadists to flourish

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TAGGED: Jihadists, Terrorism, Yemen, ISIS, Syria, James Foley, UK


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