Constant criticism has distracted from the strategy’s essential focus: stopping people from becoming supporters of terrorism or terrorists themselves.
Experience suggests that killers motivated by Islamist extremism seldom act outside terrorist networks.
After the beheading of Samuel Paty, there are huge questions for the president as to how he can prevent such an atrocious crime again.
Too often the approach to disengagement and de-radicalisation has been dominated by non-Muslim academics, policy-makers and practitioners.
The final piece of our mini-series about anti-Muslim prejudice – and what the Government and Party should do about it.
The second in a mini-series of three pieces on this site about anti-Muslim prejudice – and what the Government and Party should do about it.
The attack is a salutary reminder that all terrorists, by definition, believed in something and have a cause.
She could give us invaluable insights into jihadi recruitment techniques, and if deradicalised become a valuable asset.
Government dialogue with an organisation doesn’t mean Ministers rewarding it. Rather, it means engaging with it.
Ultimately, our approach is about ensuring that there are no safe spaces for terrorists. We will work more closely with key partners outside of central government.
The most important lesson we took away from Bill Bratton’s New York office during the 1990s was all about co-ordination.
Polling suggests real concern among them about extremism. But one wouldn’t think so from the coverage of her appointment.
No more foreign funding of extremism. No more self-appointed “community” intermediaries. No more pretence that it’s all about cyberspace.
It is important to help families worried that a teenager is being indoctrinated by terrorists.