No Iraq exit plan then, no EU Brexit plan now – 13 years later our politicians are still infantile and inadequate

If the British public’s reflexive distrust of establishment politicians came into riotous bloom in June, it was Tony Blair who sowed the seed in 2003. The similarities between these twin catastrophes are overwhelming Matthew Norman @IndyVoices Wednesday 6 July 2016 Curiously enough, considering the avalanche of criticism about the endless […]

Robert Fisk: The only point of ‘terror lists’ is to get those named a palace invitation – The Cordoba Foundation has now found itself on the ‘list’ alongside al-Qaeda and Isis

When are we going to give up our infantile “terrorist” lists? The IRA were “terrorists”. So was the Irgun. So was EOKA. So was the Mau-Mau. And their leaders – every bloody one of them – met Her Most Gracious Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Think Begin, Makarios, Kenyatta. How long, […]