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, […]

Mbeki Questions Twitter’s Usefulness

Former South African President Thabo Mbeki said on Monday he was sceptical about Twitter being a great conveyor of reliable knowledge. Mbeki said in response to a question after a speech to the University of Stellenbosch Business School he thought the social media tool was not appropriate for discussing knowledge […]