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Beheading plot: the video is mightier than the sword

Read Mick Hume's columns in The Times this week.

Mick Hume

Mick Hume
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Friday 2 February:

‘After the scare about “happy slapping” being filmed on mobile phones comes the panic about “happy decapitations” in Birmingham. Reports of an alleged plot to “behead a hero”, by kidnapping a British Muslim soldier and videoing his execution for the internet, have had a more explosive impact than another routine bomb plot….’

Read on….

Wednesday 31 January:

‘New Labour? The most invertebrate, chicken-hearted, pusillanimous Government since, well, John Major’s Tories. But at least, I have tried to tell myself, Tony Blair’s petty-minded illiberal Government fought and won one big battle for freedom….’

Read on….

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