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Robin Simcox

US & Canada

Boko Haram and defining the 'al-Qaeda network'

The presence of a British-born man in Boko Haram's ranks proves that the group's appeal is not confined to Nigeria.

Politics

Why British boys are fighting in Syria's war

Brits have been killing - and being killed - in jihadist conflict zones for decades.

Opinion

Osama bin Laden: Three years after Abbottabad

Osama bin Laden remains one of a kind but it does not mean al-Qaeda poses less of a threat.