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PM should order inquiry into funding of jihadism, Paddy Ashdown says

PM should order inquiry into funding of jihadism, Paddy Ashdown says

Cameron’s failure to act has led former Lib Dem leader to ‘worry about the closeness of the Conservative party and rich Arab Gulf individuals’David Cameron should order a proper inquiry into the funding of jihadism or face questions about the closeness of the Conservative party to “rich Arab Gulf individuals”, Paddy Ashdown, the former diplomat and ex-Lib Dem leader, has said.Lord Ashdown, who was a high representative to Bosnia and for the UN in Afghanistan, said there had been a “failure to put pressure on the Gulf states, especially Saudi Arabia and Qatar, to stop funding the salafists and wahhabists and secondly to play a larger part” in the campaign against Isis. Continue reading...

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