Perhaps the answer is bound up with China – and our inability to focus on more than a single problem at once.
Posts Tagged: IRA
Gary Powell: How the Met went after Grimes – but turned a blind eye to incitement to murder the Prime Minister
The Government is turning a blind eye to self-evident politicisation – a miserable milestone in the Conservative Party’s masochistic colonisation by woke ideology.
Neave. Berry. Gow. Three Tory MPs murdered by the IRA – an apologist for which Johnson has just sent to the Lords
In Claire Fox, the Prime Minister has elevated to the peerage someone whose former party defended terrorism.
The Court of Appeal’s judgement in the Begum case is a reminder of wider issues – and the pledge in last December’s manifesto.
As with Brexit, the fundamentals of the Tory position are much stronger than they may seem to be.
We will be re-running the Foreign Affairs Select Committee Chairman’s piece for us above each day this week.
It’s deeply disturbing for many that a modern European democracy might shortly be led by a party that continues to have its strategy overseen by an Army Council.
As long as their activists call them “colonialists” and candidates glorify the IRA, the idea is as convincing as a Hannukah greeting from Jeremy Corbyn.
Mark Francois: Johnson must keep his promises on Northern Ireland veterans – not sacrifice them to satisfy Sinn Fein
The Prime Minister pledged to defend those who defended us. I believe him.
Unfit for office. But worse even than Corbyn are Labour’s moderates – who are willing to put his anti-Jewish racism into power.
Most voters will have what to them are more pressing reasons to reject Corbyn than anti-semitism. But none expose more fully why he must be stopped.
After 45 years, justice has still not been served for the 21 people who were murdered. Their families and their city deserve closure.
They have spent their lives attacking the people who risk their lives trying to protect us from evil and dangerous people. And they lie as they try to cover their tracks.
Also: Democratic Unionists attack Corbyn for backing IRA as it murdered judges; and growing concern of risk of loyalist violence against backstop.
He must not repeat May’s mistake of using it as a holding pen for loyal colleagues. From combating terrorism to countering nationalist spin, the role is crucial.
Also: Labour’s civil war on Scottish independence deepens; Scottish Government pays Salmond half a million pounds in damages; and more.