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Posts Tagged: Islamist extremism
Iain Dale: Stop this utter selfishness and pathetic whinging about not having a normal Christmas to look forward to
Plus: After the kidnapping of this Christian girl, we should cut off aid to Pakistan. And: Muslims must face up the fact that terror is claimed in their name.
On the 60th anniversary of its independence from British rule, the Government must do more to stop militia groups threatening the peace of the nation.
What could give the Government a sense of purpose – and chances to achieve? Making Gove Deputy Prime Minister.
Johnson needs a Simon Milton figure in government. The move would be controversial, to put it mildly. But who else is there?
Ministers believe that the present legal framework isn’t fit for purpose if prosecutions of returning terrorists are to be successful.
The Conservatives risk obsession with China to the exclusion of other threats, including Russia and Islamist extremism
As the great eye of the Conservative Party swivels its gaze towards the Far East, it’s in danger of missing other threats that are closer to home.
Franco Frattini: Turkey’s actions in Libya risk another Europe-wide migrant crisis – and Brexit will not exempt the UK
The international community must wake up to the threat posed by a destabilised Libya on the shores of the Mediterranean.
Perhaps we should all take a step backwards from comparing CVs, and simply ask ourselves who has a record of delivering for Britain.
We will be re-running the Foreign Affairs Select Committee Chairman’s piece for us above each day this week.
Shabnam Nasimi: We changed the law to deal with Stephen Lawrence’s murderers. We must do the same for terrorist threats.
The main difference between the Streatham attack and many other forms of crime is the ideology behind it.
Daniel Hannan: Revolutionary Iran is a threat to our national security – not just regional stability. It must be confronted and defeated.
During the years when the West sought to draw Iran back into the comity of nations, the ayatollahs backed terrorist bombs, cyberattacks, and drone shootings.
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.
It is no secret that some senior civil servants in the Foreign Office do not share the Prime Minister’s commitment to implementing the Truro Recommendations.
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.
David Davis: When it comes to terror, elected MPs must have the final say on human rights – not judges
Government and Parliament must limit judicial discretion in cases where there is a proven and ongoing risk to the public.