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Posts Tagged: counter-terrorism
The Government seems to be gearing up for a big fight over human rights laws in the wake of the Streatham terror attack.
Security needs to become a responsibility of the nation, not just government’s professional forces.
We need strategic clarity. What poses the greater danger to Britain – Iranian aggression abroad or Sunni extremism here?
Johnson, Macron and Merkel don’t agree on everything, but they share a common concern about ISIS now being allowed the space to revive.
John Jenkins: Too many excuses are made for Iran – especially by the EU. We must get real, stand with America, and take decisive action.
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.
We are citizens of one of the safest countries in the world, and a genuine intelligence and security superpower.
The second in a mini-series of three pieces on this site about anti-Muslim prejudice – and what the Government and Party should do about it.
Richard Walton: This Islamophobia definition would, if adopted by Ministers, pose problems for national security
The APPG’s formula could over time cripple the UK’s successful counter-terrorism strategy and counter-terrorism operations.
Mohammed Amin: The New Zealand atrocity – and the symbiotic relationship between anti-Muslim and Islamist terrorists
The attack is a salutary reminder that all terrorists, by definition, believed in something and have a cause.
We were curious to know how big the proportion of objectors would be, to which the answer is: a fifth.
It will be a significant step forward in keeping this heinous organisation from inciting hatred on our streets.
Ultimately, Begum is a distraction. The main issue is not terrorists’ brides, but terrorists themselves. Where are they?
The Home Secretary is afloat on a sargasso sea of returning jihadis, human rights laws, bewildering intelligence, gaps in the law – and a shrieking media.
She could give us invaluable insights into jihadi recruitment techniques, and if deradicalised become a valuable asset.
One thinks of the need for such as a measure as justice-related and security-related. But it would also send a powerful signal.
It hasn’t been perfect, but it is encouraging to see police, security services and ministers clearly communicate about a serious threat.