Was the UK really trying to "counter violent extremism" in Palestine?

What was intelligence contractor Adam Smith International really doing in Palestinian refugee camps?

My most recent long investigative piece — co-written with Kit Klarenberg — has been making some waves. I spoke to RT about the story and what it tells us, as well as why there is reason to question the British government’s claims to be “countering” the “violent extremism” of al-Qaida and ISIS.

RT is banned from broadcasting in the UK and most of the rest of Europe (even RT’s website is banned at the IP level in the UK, although you can use a VPN to circumvent this censorship).

But you can watch the whole clip of my appearance in the video above.


Palestine is Still the Issue
Revealed: British government spied on Palestinian refugees
Originally published by The Electronic Intifada. By Asa Winstanley and Kit Klarenberg, 1 February 2023 A cache of leaked documents obtained …
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There’s also been other coverage of the story elsewhere in English, including by Al Mayadeen English and The Canary — click the images below for the links.

There’s been even more coverage in the Arabic language media — I’ll try and do a separate post about that soon.

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Asa Winstanley