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The Government's terror watchdog has declared that it is "fundamentally wrong" to use the phrase "Islamist terrorism" to describe attacks carried out in Britain and elsewhere.

Max Hill QC said that the word terrorism should not be attached "to any of the world religions" and that the term "Daesh-inspired terrorism" should be used instead.

His comments put him at odds with Prime Minister Theresa May and the Home Secretary Amber Rudd, who have both spoken about the threat posed by "Islamist terrorists".

The head of MI5, Andrew Parker, also linked Islamism with terrorism when he warned of an "intense UK threat from Islamist extremists".


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