At best, sending him to Guantanamo failed – and at worst it backfired spectacularly.
Posts Tagged: Terrorism
Also: Merkel ally threatens ‘divide and rule’ approach to Ulster; SNP put far-right extremist on candidates list; Labour expel members fighting Northern Irish election; and more.
We should not only meet our spending minimum, but exceed it in order to maximise our vital strategic and tactical needs.
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.
Iain Dale: “Um…I…er…it depends on the context.” The stinking hypocrisy of the new LibDem MP over Turkey.
Plus: Trump’s tactics, Labour’s splits, and LibDem divisions.
Also: May ‘intensifies’ work with devolved leaders on Brexit; Brokenshire attacks one-sided Troubles inquiries; Scottish Labour will ‘never’ back another referendum; and more.
But neither the American President’s concession to Britain nor the question of double standards are likely to deter some Parliamentarians.
Nadhim Zahawi tells us that the President’s words and deeds will cause serious damage to the anti-ISIS struggle.
Turkey is not a country for us to lecture, rather a partner for us to co-operate with.
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.
Will he make America great again? What is more important – jobs or building the wall? And why do Democrats think Hillary lost?
The President doesn’t indulge in euphemism or try to dodge the abhorrent idea. And he’ll keep on talking about it.
The new President’s one big plus for Britain is that he is a Brexit enthuasiast. In this sense, his White House arrival is her lucky break. Since she’s got it, she must grab it.
Charlie Elphicke: How to fund and gain better border control post-Brexit. I propose a visa waiver system.
It should raise some £250 million a year – enough to increase the UK’s borders budget by 50 per cent.
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.