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has called on the BBC to stop using the term Islamic State, claiming that the group is neither Islamic nor a state. But how does he know? The prime minister's not a theologian or an expert on Islamic thought or text. Can you really isolate the group from its religious roots?
During the late 80s, while Editor of "The Sunday Times", his old school, Paisley Grammar, was threatened with closure by the local government. His political acquaintance with Margaret Thatcher
(then the British Prime Minister) caused her to directly intervene in controversial circumstances, given that the political climate in Scotland at that time was anti-Conservative. The school remains open to...