At best, sending him to Guantanamo failed – and at worst it backfired spectacularly.
Posts Tagged: counter-terrorism
Downing Street may have briefed in advance that there’s no real comparison. But she will clearly play on it for all it’s worth.
The President doesn’t indulge in euphemism or try to dodge the abhorrent idea. And he’ll keep on talking about it.
Cameron Penny: Ministers should announce that they plan to use anti-terror laws to proscribe Aslef and the RMT
We don’t need more laws with anti-strike provisions – the Government already has the tools to deal with the transport crisis.
A range of significant obstacles would need to be cleared to set about forming such a defence force. None of them is anything to do with Britain’s membership of the EU
There is still no sign that the Government can find a workable definition.
If the head of one person is attached to the body of another, which of them survives – if either?
After Paris and now Brussels, let’s avoid claims based on gut feelings, out-dated information or – dare I say it – wilful misunderstandings.
The balance of the safety argument is for leaving. But neither referendum outcome will dampen the fanaticism of our home-grown extremists.
Technical security, good intelligence and confidence in our values saw us through against communism. We need all of them to see the West through this again.
But we must only consider them at the right time, and only when we know some facts, not as a tasteless kneejerk.
If you deny its causes, you cannot put forward a meaningful vision of the way forward.
The case for attacking ISIS there will vary. That for tackling Islamist extremism here does not.
Few leaders on the continental mainland have the understanding and the political will to take the measures that are needed to protect their citizens.
We must work with our European friends to stop these killings anywhere these murderers plan them.