And predictably, the only Western response is tomultiply the tentacles ofthe Orwellian surveillance/security hydra -- a dead ender
because it refuses toaddress the real root causes ofjihadism.
Stuart, Keith and Roger have all been in bands before - and Stuart reckons the group are better than One Direction, who have yet to hear about their mature new rivals.
Surprisingly, Perry's story presents Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld as an official who saw the ineffectiveness of the overall effort and who, as early as the autumn of 2003, was interested in the prospects for engaging Sunni factions in order to separate as many as possible from committed "terrorists" (or, to use Rumsfeld's term, "dead enders
There are several standout contenders, but the dreary Dead Enders
just pips Crossroads and Eldorado.
The storyline is one of many that has allowed EastEnders to beat rival Coronation Street in the ratings war and see it sweep up at last week's National TV Awards.THE DEAD ENDERS
..TIFFANYTiffany Mitchell is run down in the street by Frank Butcher after a blazing row with Grant.DIRTY DENDirty Den Watts leaves in a flash of gunfire after a canal-side assassination.GRANTGrant Mitchell's body is never recovered after a car chase ends in the river.
and yet, despite it still being 10 times the programme Dead Enders
is, this nation's long-time saving grace appears to be suffering from a credibility crunch.
It's easy to say Dead Enders
has become a parody of its miserable self because, well, it's true.
It's saved, as usual, by the best programme in the world: Coronation Street (the BBC, of course, is further let down by the worst programme in the world: Dead Enders
) but little else.
But the night belonged to the cast and crew of Corrie which, despite the continuing presence of Les Battersby, wiped the floor with Dead Enders
. It was as easy as one, two, three Sam Aston, alias Little Chesney, come on down and pick up your Most Popular Newcomer award.