August 29, 2014

UKIP Defection a Turning Point for UK

James Kirkup, Daily Telegraph

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UKIP appeals not just to disaffected to Tories, but to all who have lost trust in the major parties.

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TAGGED: Douglas Carswell, UKIP, Nigel Farage, Conservative Party, Labour Party, Liberal Democrats, United Kingdom


August 22, 2014
Does U.K. Feel No Shame About Foley?
Tom Wilson, Commentary
As more facts emerge about the horrible murder of U.S. journalist James Foley, it looks increasingly likely that his killers were three British jihadists. With Britain’s longstanding export-jihad now making some serious... more ››
August 28, 2014
A Step Closer to a British Exit from EU?
Peter Sutherland, Project Syn.
The referendum on Scottish independence, due on September 18, comes at a time of growing opposition in the United Kingdom to remaining in the European Union. This is significant, because Scotland is the strongest base of... more ››
August 22, 2014
What Turns British Muslims into Jihadists?
Daniel Hannan, Telegraph
"The experience of many ages proves that men may be ready to fight to the death, and to persecute without pity, for a religion whose creed they do not understand, and whose precepts they habitually disobey." So wrote Thomas... more ››
August 21, 2014
Note to West: There Is No Avoiding ISIS
Shiraz Maher, The Guardian
For those of who have followed the conflict in Syria and Iraq closely, it came as no surprise – shocking though it was – to discover that a seemingly British jihadist had beheaded the American journalist James Foley. Over... more ››
August 18, 2014
If We Must Work with Iran v. ISIS, So Be It
Malcolm Rifkind, Telegraph
As the lessons of history clearly show, distasteful temporary alliances can be the best option. more ››