This highest of five threat levels means that “an attack is expected imminently”. They are set not by the Prime Minister, but by the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre.
At best, sending him to Guantanamo failed – and at worst it backfired spectacularly.
I fear that the President has poured fuel on the fire of extremism; and created enemies, rather than winning friends.
“We hope that it abides by the Minsk agreements, curbs the reckless military activity, and ditches the misinformation.”
Few noticed the Investigatory Powers Bill becoming law because all eyes are on the process of leaving the EU.
And also how it will achieve its industrial strategy. Or try to.
Farmers serve our national security, boost our exports and sculpt our environment.
The safety of the British people cannot be trusted to politicians who simply try to wish away dangers like ISIS and Putin.
Recall the navy. Send for marines. Learn from France’s willingness to deploy armed guards. Bring in a New Dover Patrol.
“The Chinese could use their role to build weaknesses into computer systems which will allow them to shut down Britain’s energy production at will.”
I was warned that he was ‘a nightmare to work for’, and arrived on my first day understandably nervous. But nothing could have been further from the truth.
“I will speak to President Hollande today and make clear that the United Kingdom stands shoulder to shoulder with France today as we have done so often in the past.”
“…the Chinese could use their role to build weaknesses into computer systems which will allow them to shut down Britain’s energy production at will.”
“Terrorists do not “win” when the security and intelligence agencies and the police gain new powers to keep the public safe.”
The negotiations will not require decisions of any higher magnitude than the military or security-related decisions that a Prime Minister must regularly make.