Much of the establishment now accepts that Islamist ideology must be named and challenged. But this view doesn’t seem to be held by the new DPP.
We suspect that they are alarmed by the prospect of the legal and publicity circus that a trial here might well bring with it.
We need a new legal framework to govern their use.
Some who claim to believe in ‘liberté, égalité, fraternité’, have ended up making excuses for those who seek to destroy those very principles.
We must be not so foolish as to vindicate the Wahhabi contention that you can’t be a good Muslim and a patriotic citizen of a liberal democracy.
We scratch and scrabble around looking for solutions to the challenge. But this is the key.