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.
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.
Government and Parliament must limit judicial discretion in cases where there is a proven and ongoing risk to the public.
In 2017, they turned out, perhaps surprisingly, not to boost the cause of “the party of law and order”. What happens next this time round?
The seriousness of the uprising can be judged by the severity of the crackdown. Over a hundred people are dead, and the internet has been shut down.
Its report focuses on hate speech – which is being weaponised by various groups, including Islamists, intent on censoring public disagreement with their own beliefs.
If ministers don’t act soon, jihadis could end up escaping camps in the region and returning to active operations either in the Middle East or further afield.
Too often the approach to disengagement and de-radicalisation has been dominated by non-Muslim academics, policy-makers and practitioners.
The real risk of all this is that it gets praised – but is then quietly filed away. What needs to happen is a change of Foreign Office culture.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
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.
The APPG’s formula could over time cripple the UK’s successful counter-terrorism strategy and counter-terrorism operations.