Outspent, outmanoeuvred and out-strategised

The West is being ‘outspent, outmanoeuvred and out-strategised’ by violent Islamic extremism, Tony Blair has warned.

The former prime minister said that there had been a failure to challenge the ‘narrative’ that Islam was oppressed by the West which was fuelling extremism around the world.

He said too many people accepted the extremists’ analysis that the military actions taken by the West following the 9/11 attacks were directed at countries because they were Muslim and that it supported Israel because Israelis were Jews while Palestinians were Muslims.

‘We should wake up to the absurdity of our surprise at the prevalence of this extremism’, he said

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