The West Still Has No Answer To The Islamic Ideal of the Caliphate — As the Case of Anjem Choudary Shows
Noted Islamic hate preacher Anjem Choudary is due to be released from prison in a few weeks, after serving only five and one-half years behind bars.
Prison authorities have sent out clear warnings that he’s still radical, still a danger to the public.
But authorities are helpless to keep him behind bars any longer. Why is this?
The short answer is dismal, and it goes like this: Western figures simply don’t have a solution in how to deal with radicals like Choudary, while maintaining a free society for the innocents of the country.
More from Ed Husain of (paywalled) The Telegraph:
Choudary will be released from jail after serving half of a five-and-a-half year prison sentence. Though the prisons minister has warned he remains “genuinely dangerous”, our liberal order could not lock Choudary up for life, nor send him to fight and die for the caliphate of Isis that he supports.
Instead, he will be free to be an activist in a country with a Labour Party leader who, like Islamist extremists, seems to abhor the West, its history, capitalism and Israel’s existence, and offers support for Islamist terrorist organisations.
Clearly, Britain’s openness and its rule of law are being exploited by extremists. And the threat we face is not…
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