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By Tom Nuttall  

I’ve uploaded a few replies to our June issue cover story—Shiv Malik’s account of the radicalisation in Beeston of Mohammad Sidique Khan, ringleader of the 7/7 bombers. Michael Bond describes some of the psychological research that sheds light on why some individuals may be more prone than others to violent extremism. Yahya Birt, national director of the City Circle, thinks that Malik reads too much into one case study. And Kishwer Falkner, a Lib Dem peer, says that there’s more to extremist Islam than crises of identity.

Meanwhile, at his Pickled Politics site, Sunny Hundal has written his own response…

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