“The language should be that of giving people their chance to succeed and of being on their side – a “people politics” that many practice locally but which must be scaled up.”
Alistair Burt’s remarks while visiting our country represented a significant adjustment of the British approach to combatting terrorism.
We should accept no excuses, nor indulge in any illusions – we are facing a barbaric, medieval death cult.
I can’t find a single example of this policy successfully moderating such an organisation, but plenty of it distorting Western policy.
Instead of seeking yet more powers, the Government should use those already at its disposal to nip extremism in the bud.
Can Britain find a way through the horrible tangle of our commercial relationship with and security dependence on Saudi Arabia?
When I worked in Number Ten, the people who grasped most clearly this ideology’s threat were my Muslim co-workers.
The Prime Minister cannot expect to be taken seriously if she lets supporters of Hezbollah openly boss London’s streets.
There is only one priority: keep the Stalinists, trots, Islamist fellow-travellers, gender and feminist lunatics and, yes, the young deluded idealists out of power.
Her new administration would be on the right side on the big issues – Brexit, immigration, Islamism; and would likely feel its way towards the right answer on the economy and trade.
May has a campaign for the country. She must complement it, as best she can, with one for you and your family.
“I will make clear to President Trump that intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure.”
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.
Some would rather fret about the minutiae of the correct height of one’s trousers in relation to one’s ankles when standing for prayer.
Action must go beyond ISIS to prevent other, similarly-minded, jihadist groups prospering.