Who’ll be the next jihadi-jackpot winner? By Douglas Murray


Reading the news this week of Jihadi Jack (née Letts, of Oxfordshire) having his UK passport withdrawn, my mind went to a Canadian television programme earlier this year. While most people can't recall what was on TV last night, for us connoisseurs of western masochism the 2019 Easter edition of Tout le monde en parle (Television de Radio-Canada) was a collector's item. The subject was Omar Khadr. The multi-millionaire entered the Montreal studio to a standing ovation. He talked sadly about the flashbacks and PTSD he had suffered since being in an 'unfortunate place' in 'unfortunate circumstances'. The audience and fellow guests were filled with admiration.