Denis MacEoin is the incoming editor of the Middle East Quarterly, an international journal devoted to the study of modern politics, religion, and society in the region. He has recently written a full-scale report on Islamic hate literature found in Britain, "The Hijacking of British Islam".
That would be good news for Jeremy Corbyn, who looks set to capitalise on Theresa May’s failure to secure a Brexit deal, with Electoral Calculus research for The Sunday Telegraph suggesting the Tories would lose 59 seats if a general election were held now.
Britain’s Labour Party, which remains the chief opposition to the current Conservative government, has struggled to throw off a reputation for condoning anti-Semitism and harbouring large numbers of anti-Semites in its ranks.
Ultimately, people who hate, hate. Denigrating Muslims, just as denigrating Jews or any other race or religion, unhelpfully restricts the public from seeing with clear eyes the many causes leading to jihadist terrorism.