Shamima Begum; at the age of 15 she did something really dumb. Now older, possibly wiser, certainly damaged by the intervening years, she wants to come back to the place where she grew up, with her new born child, to escape from the madness and the corruption that has surrounded her in Syria.
In the name of humanity, why are we not welcoming the return of the prodigal?
Isn’t the refusal of that charity the very reason why we abhor the extremists in the first place?
Wouldn’t our ability to respond with love & kindness be the perfect refutation of their ideology?