The “We’ve been lied to” argument goes only so far. Scepticism may be evidence of a healthy and independent mindset; but conspiracism is a virus that feeds off insecurity and bitterness.
As a British citizen, I am ashamed that my government is willing to cosy up to standard-bearers of religious fascism – as long, it seems, as they aren’t Muslim.
“I said: I can create a kind of business based on selflessness”.
The cricketer Imran Khan is now one of Pakistan’s most prominent politicians, says Mehdi Hasan.
Since the US/UK invasion in 2001, 374 British service personnel have been killed in Afghanistan.