Need a distraction from poverty, the housing crisis, and the slow collapse of the health and education systems? Why not go with an old favourite, fear mongering – Foreign fighters in the Middle East could return to New Zealand as Islamic State crumbles – John Key
Foreign fighters returning to New Zealand from the Middle East as Islamic State crumbles is a “risk”, says John Key.
“Realistically all we can do is prepare as best we can, monitor them and see where they return to.”
Sounds like “jihadi brides” all over again – Editorial: The public were misled by the fiction about Kiwi jihadi brides
The jihadi brides affair is extremely damaging for the Government. It raises serious questions about the accuracy of claims made by John Key, SIS boss Rebecca Kitteridge and Security Intelligence Minister Chris Finlayson.
We have a similar lack of evidence or detail in this case – ‘Broad sense’ of number of Kiwis fighting with ISIS, says Key. A “broad sense” means nothing at all, especially from the mouth of a serial liar like Key. Make the details public if you want to be believed.