Britain should call in the Burmese ambassador, suspend its training programme with the Burma Army, and continue to press at the UN.
Alistair Burt’s remarks while visiting our country represented a significant adjustment of the British approach to combatting terrorism.
We should accept no excuses, nor indulge in any illusions – we are facing a barbaric, medieval death cult.
I can’t find a single example of this policy successfully moderating such an organisation, but plenty of it distorting Western policy.
Instead of seeking yet more powers, the Government should use those already at its disposal to nip extremism in the bud.
No more foreign funding of extremism. No more self-appointed “community” intermediaries. No more pretence that it’s all about cyberspace.
Can Britain find a way through the horrible tangle of our commercial relationship with and security dependence on Saudi Arabia?
When I worked in Number Ten, the people who grasped most clearly this ideology’s threat were my Muslim co-workers.
The Prime Minister cannot expect to be taken seriously if she lets supporters of Hezbollah openly boss London’s streets.
We cannot afford to get it wrong. The Prime Minister is the right woman to go out to bat for Britain. She will deliver a strong deal and a bright future for everyone.
Fears that the public are shifting towards aggressive, populist cultural policies targeted at Muslims are misfounded.
This problem may have started abroad, but it is now here, in our own society. It must be dealt with.
The Prime Minister proposed four steps to take on and defeat our enemies and their ideology.
Her new administration would be on the right side on the big issues – Brexit, immigration, Islamism; and would likely feel its way towards the right answer on the economy and trade.
The way in which the 0.7 per cent target is defined is out of date. Lack of money is not necessarily the primary cause of underdevelopment.