Topic archives: mi5

‘No credible threat’ from the virus of radicalisation

‘No credible threat’ from the virus of radicalisation

August 26, 2014 26

Radicalisation of young Muslims can be stopped easily -- by not attacking Muslim countries. But Western governments persist in treating it as a kind of virus.

Mussolini was a British agent

October 15, 2009

Newly discovered documents have revealed that, at age 34, Benito Mussolini was paid a regular wage by British spy agency MI5 to publish propaganda in his paper and beat up peace protesters.

UK MP blows the lid on MI5 torture secrets

July 9, 2009

The former UK Home Secretary has revealed how MI5 and police "effectively sub-contracted" the torture of a terror susepect to a Pakistani intelligence agency, with information previously suppressed by the government.

George Orwell: a riddle wrapped in a mythology

September 6, 2007

There’s a lot of proxy wars going on at the moment, and one is over St George Orwell. St George bears little relation to George Orwell, the writer whose work is full of the contradictions of a bizarre period.