Thursday 27 April 2017

Editorial: Homegrown 'jihadists' could pose risk to State

Bernard Hogan-Howe, head of Scotland Yard, suggested that the return of suspected British jihadists could pose a major national security threat. Photo credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images
Bernard Hogan-Howe, head of Scotland Yard, suggested that the return of suspected British jihadists could pose a major national security threat. Photo credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images
Editorial

Editorial

THE beheading of American war correspondent James Foley by the Islamic State (IS) has sent shockwaves throughout the world.

The deplorable video footage of Mr Foley's murder is all the more shocking because his killer spoke with a British accent.

The issue of presumed jihadists leaving from and returning to the West has become a major security issue for governments.

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