James Forsyth

Extreme in any context

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Charles Moore has a must-read in the Telegraph today about the Dispatches programme “Undercover Mosque” that the CPS and the West Midlands police have criticised. They claim that the programme apparently took the quotes of various Islamic preachers out of context. But, as Moore points out, no one is claiming that the quotes were made up. While adding ‘context’ to observation such as that the Taliban who killed a British Muslim solider in Afghanistan was a hero, doesn’t make them any less disturbing.

Written byJames Forsyth

James Forsyth is Political Editor of the Spectator. He is also a columnist in The Sun.

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