BBC RADIO 4

Today Weekdays 6-9am and Saturdays 7-9am

  • News Feeds
Page last updated at 06:52 GMT, Wednesday, 27 April 2011 07:52 UK

'Political correctness' fostered extremists

Advertisement

The British government was warned for years about granting asylum to known Islamic terrorist supporters, and that more than thirty Guantanamo inmates became radicalised while in Britain, according to Wikileaks.

Security correspondent Frank Gardner assesses the claims.

Kim Howells, former Labour foreign office minister and chair of the Commons Intelligence and Security Committee, talks about Britain's "great reluctance" to speak out about radicalism.


Get in touch with Today via email , Twitter or Facebook or text us on 84844.

SEE ALSO

Story Tools

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific