Arabs who kill are mentally ill; nothing to do with religion?

Dalrymple noticed that, after the recent stabbing in Russell Square, the media was reluctant to acknowledge and report any details on the background of the perpetrator. No real surprise, right?

The police have so far not found any evidence that the perpetrator had a link to any terrorist organisation, though one at least of the latter rejoiced on its website in the murder. I am perfectly prepared to believe that the crime was not terrorism: after all, such horrible incidents occurred before terrorism so preoccupied us, and will continue to occur after terrorism has ceased. The young man was said to have had ‘mental health issues,’ a loose phrase that encompasses everything from losing one’s temper to smoking cannabis…

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