There is thatÂ torturedÂ word again, ‘counterproductive’. Used in the right context itÂ doesn’t even sound soÂ fatuous:
Questions are being asked in the Dutch press about whether cancelling the passports of Dutch jihadisÂ to stop them travelling to join Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq is counter productive.
Thanks to the Tundra Tabloids
The Netherlands has cancelled the passports of 49 dual nationals, 41 of whom were planning to head to Syria or Iraq and eight who are already there.
But questions are now being asked about the wisdom of such a move. Volkskrant commentatorÂ Raoul de PreÂ asks if stopping potential jihadis going abroad might not lead them to take out their aggression on the Netherlands.
PVV leader Geert Wilders, he points out, has already said government policy is ‘incredibly stupid’.
Between a rock and a hard place:
Stop holding back radical Muslims who want to travel to Syria and Iraq or the probability of an attack in their own country will grow, just like in Canada.Â
Newspaper AD received this warning from Dutch fighters in Aleppo.
According to terrorism “experts”, it is better to confiscate the passports of jihadists so that jihadists can be monitored and further radicalization can be countered.
About 50 potential jihadists’ passports have been confiscated in the Netherlands.
It is “wise” to let jihadists go.
No such luck here in Oz, where our pollies are stuck on stupid. If they are so alienated and frustrated let them go. The trick is not to let them return.
“Alienated and frustrated young men trapped in Australia”
WOULD-BE jihadists will continue to have their passports cancelled after federal cabinet’s National Security Committee re-evaluated the risk of “lone wolf” attacks by “alienated and frustrated young men trapped in Australia”.
A series of links on the wonderful effects of multiculturalism on Calais France:
- Running battles between African mobs, riot police with tear gas, a teenage girl killed chasing a truck to get to Britain… Just another day on the Calais front lineÂ
- France sends police reinforcements to Calais after migrant clashes
- Restore EU borders, France’s Le Pen says amid Calais tensions
- Exasperation in Calais as Britain-bound migrants pour in
- Â In French Port City, ‘a Real Psychosis’