Skip to comments.WikiLeaks: fear of offending Muslims allowed extremists into Britain ahead of 7/7 London bombings
Posted on 04/27/2011 9:14:25 AM PDT by Stoat
A fear of offending Muslims allowed extremists into Britain before the 2005 London Tube and bus bombings, a former Labour minister with close links to the intelligence services has admitted.
Britain ignored repeated warnings to stop granting asylum to Islamic extremists wanted in other countries for terrorism offences before the 7/7 bombings.
After bombers killed 52 people on Londons transport system in 2005, the cable said Britain should have expected such blasts. An Algerian politician said Britain invited the attacks by aligning itself with the devil.
According to the cable, also obtained by WikiLeaks, the politician asked: Did the English consider the risks of allowing Londonistan to develop? The British thought that sheltering terrorists was a good solution, but they did not realise that one can never align oneself with the devil, and they did precisely that for years and years.
Mr Howells, who stood down as an MP at the last general election, said that even today there was a nervousness among moderate Muslims and mainstream political debate about tackling head on these inflammatory remarks.
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The inside of a Tube train following the July 7 bombing in London
We warned you.
Who here is shocked by this?
Political Correctness is simply tyranny with manners.
I’m only shocked that it made it into the MSM.
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