Here come the men in black
Historical mistakes by the western powers in the Middle East has led to the rise of Islamic State, writes Tom McGurk
Every morning, security computers across the western world exchange overnight Isis information from their latest data trawl.
Across the globe a vast monitoring network is concentrated on what the western world is increasingly coming to regard as the greatest security threat it has ever faced. The men (and, increasingly, the women) under the black flags in the desert present a truly terrifying prospect.
Even more terrifying is the prospect that the significant numbers from all...
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