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Reagan revived as US delegation defends Al-Sisi

In late September, retired senior U.S. military officials were part of a delegation that went to Egypt on a visit organized by Virginia-based think tank the Westminster Institute (WI), returning to D.C. to hail the Egyptian military’s intervention and deny there had been a coup. Delegates, many linked to conservative think tanks and Christian organisations, spent two days conducting various meetings, including a two hour-long audience with Al-Sisi, as well as Amr Moussa, Tamarod leaders, Coptic Church head Pope Tawadros II, and “local businessmen”. Read more

Statement on my review of ‘Global Jihad’ and subsequent Barnabas Fund emails

In late January, I wrote a book review of ‘Global Jihad’ by Patrick Sookhdeo, international director of the Barnabas Fund. The response to this review, which took on a life of its own, has led to a number of claims being made about me personally. Before coming on to a particular allegation, it is useful to establish a clear sequence of events.

24 January – my book review of Patrick Sookhdeo’s ‘Global Jihad’ is published on the Fulcrum website. The review contains no personal attacks on the author, but expresses some criticisms about the particular analysis presented in the book. Read more