In Washington, the former Prime Minister ponders how his approach to tackling non-violent as well as violent extremism can be built on.
This latest scheme could drag sports clubs, the Scouts and Guides and even the TA, Royal Naval Reserves and cadets into its net.
Polling suggests real concern among them about extremism. But one wouldn’t think so from the coverage of her appointment.
It won’t be easy but regional powers can make it happen if they make the right choices.
Plus: Englishness in Norwich. Remainer complaints everywhere. And: Noel Gallagher, political philosopher, gives his view of Corbyn.
The goals of the young Crown Prince are broadly in line with ours. But we should be urging calm thinking and cool heads.
“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.”
Britain should call in the Burmese ambassador, suspend its training programme with the Burma Army, and continue to press at the UN.
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.
No more foreign funding of extremism. No more self-appointed “community” intermediaries. No more pretence that it’s all about cyberspace.
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.