I’m glad to see we’ve now had the guts to stop a tanker we believe is smuggling Iranian oil in defiance of sanctions on Syria.
She could give us invaluable insights into jihadi recruitment techniques, and if deradicalised become a valuable asset.
The Prime Minister faces a difficult afternoon – but will be aided by the unwillingess of Tory backbenchers to line up with Jeremy Corbyn.
She will be feeling a hand of history on her shoulder, and wondering if the other holds a knife at her back.
Prejudice against Israelis is often a gateway to prejudice against Jews in general, as seen in the spike of anti-Semitic incidents after the 2014 Israel-Gaza conflict.
The Crown Prince will need all of his skills to balance the demands of tribal court politics while driving social and economic modernisation.
As a permanent member of the Security Council and close ally to all members of the Coalition, it is in a perfect position to do so.
The Prime Minister cannot expect to be taken seriously if she lets supporters of Hezbollah openly boss London’s streets.
Nor should we indulge the murderer’s view of himself as being motivated by ideology. He was evil, and his final act was to spit in the face of God.
That the pursuit of Farron was legitimate doesn’t mean that they, or anyone else, should feel happy about it – or the bigger trends of which it was part.
Action must go beyond ISIS to prevent other, similarly-minded, jihadist groups prospering.
Let’s hope that Trump’s missile strikes on the Assad regime work. But May and her government must be a force for restraint if they don’t.
We must not allow Brexit to force us to make lucrative deals with repressive autocracies, even as they commit human rights violations and possible war crimes.
Khalid Masood, who murdered PC Keith Palmer, turns out to be one – and was originally called Adrian Elms.
Our own security services have managed superbly. But a danger thwarted is not a danger ended.