Four days after the terrorist atrocity at the Manchester Arena on 22 May 2017, which killed 22 people, Jeremy Corbyn made the bravest speech of his career. The then Labour leader went much further than the pro forma condemnations of terrorist barbarity customary in the wake of such attacks.
The government’s controversial Prevent programme aims to stop individuals becoming terrorists, but it would be much more effective if it taught British political leaders not to engage in wars that become the seed-beds of terrorism.
Tell that to those who gathered at the Berlin conference to try to find a way forward from the tragic catastrophe created by the NATO dimwits.
In the US-and-allied nations, the standard way of interpreting wars and international relations is archetypally exemplified by the internationally respected award-winning American war-journalist Marie Colvin.