We should accept no excuses, nor indulge in any illusions – we are facing a barbaric, medieval death cult.
Posts Tagged: ISIS
James Gray: Before yet another defence review, we must first answer the big question – what is Britain for?
Unless we know our role in the world, we cannot have a strategy. And without a strategy, we cannot suitably design our armed forces.
Bruce Newsome: Law enforcement, not community engagement, is the way to stop extremists becoming terrorists
Instead of seeking yet more powers, the Government should use those already at its disposal to nip extremism in the bud.
The Kurds have proved to be staunch allies against Daesh, and their forthcoming referendum will help them protect both themselves and us.
Recently, May said “Enough is enough”. Yesterday, terrorist flags were brandished in London. She lacks credibility.
The Prime Minister cannot expect to be taken seriously if she lets supporters of Hezbollah openly boss London’s streets.
The savage attacks we have witnessed must drive us to work more closely with our regional allies.
James Frayne: Voters want a brutal response to terrorists, but aren’t clear on the best way to combat extremism
Fears that the public are shifting towards aggressive, populist cultural policies targeted at Muslims are misfounded.
The Prime Minister proposed four steps to take on and defeat our enemies and their ideology.
Marxism, that failed social science, leads him to focus on terrorists’ circumstances, not the beliefs which really drive them to kill.
From the IRA through to today’s Islamist extremist threat, the Labour leader has misidentified the causes and proposed the wrong solutions.
The way in which the 0.7 per cent target is defined is out of date. Lack of money is not necessarily the primary cause of underdevelopment.
There is no foreign policy that could appease the likes of the Manchester terrorists. Islamists damn us if we intervene, and damn us if we don’t.
No one looked more uncomfortable to be in the Middle East than Steve Bannon, who was reduced to a ‘seen but not heard’ role in Riyadh.
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.
These terrorists are fanatics – not just “losers”. Or simply “evil”. Until we grasp this, we won’t beat them.
Fear of western girls and women is a part of the ideology which is struggling for control of Islam – the hatred of liberal democracy where Salafism and Islamism meet.