Boris Johnson blames 'crack cocaine of jihadi terrorism' on repressive states

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Foreign secretary says blame does not lie with western military intervention and says UK will remain committed to fighting terror in Europe after Brexit

Boris Johnson will pin the responsibility for the “crack cocaine of jihadi terrorism” on repressive states, and not western foreign policy, in a major speech in which he will also say that Britain will be as committed to defeating terrorism in Europe after Brexit as now.

The foreign secretary will argue that blaming western military interventions for the rise of Islamic extremism only plays into the jihadi narrative, adding that Islamist jihadism can have the addictive power of crack cocaine.

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