At best, sending him to Guantanamo failed – and at worst it backfired spectacularly.
Posts Tagged: National Security
Nadhim Zahawi: I found myself banned from Trump’s America. But I want his state visit to go ahead – and to tell him why he’s mistaken.
I fear that the President has poured fuel on the fire of extremism; and created enemies, rather than winning friends.
“German intelligence has warned that the Kremlin seeks to influence this year’s elections.” Fallon’s speech on Russia: full text
“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.
“Consider May’s Criminal Justice opt-ins”. Sherlock Holmes solves the mystery of the Government’s Brexit negotiation plan.
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.
Charlie Elphicke: We must counter people-trafficking and terror threats in the English Channel now. Here’s how.
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.”
David Spencer: Exacting and controversial. But also brave, rigorous, principled – and fun. Meet my former boss, David Davis.
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.”
Sean Worth: The leadership contest. The Brexit focus risks missing a big question. Which candidate can win an election?
The negotiations will not require decisions of any higher magnitude than the military or security-related decisions that a Prime Minister must regularly make.
Scott Mann: Working class, state-educated, experienced, radical, solid for Brexit – Fox is the leader we need
The case for Fox. He will ensure that promotion is based on merit – not upon which dinner party you attend. And he wants a directly-elected Party Chairman.