Tiptoeing around the truth

“The plain fact is, in a diverse, multi-faith society such as ours, it would be foolish to believe that we can continue to unleash devastation upon peoples abroad while expecting there to be no social consequences back at home.”

Inayat Bunglawala points out that Ruth Kelly’s call for an “honest debate” on the causes of extremism rings a little hollow when the terms of reference of the new Commission on Integration and Cohesion explicitly exclude”foreign policy’s relationship to radical Islamism”.

Comment is Free, 25 August 2006