The former Prime Minister argues that Brexit wouldn’t get the numbers down – and defends the invasion of Iraq.
Posts Tagged: Islamist extremism
The Counter-Extremism Bill, announced a week ago, contains some dangerously misguided proposals.
If it doesn’t contain a workable definition, the law of unintended consequences will follow.
Mohammed Amin: I’m a Conservative, and voted for Zac. But I was disgusted by his repeated, risible attempts to smear Khan
Every Muslim member of the Party who discussed the campaign with me understood the messages in this way – as have many, probably most, non-Muslim commentators.
Meanwhile, and on a happier note, Timothy Kirkhope has finally steered the Passenger Name Records (PNR) legislation through the Parliament.
But the Conservative candidate for Mayor London has performed the valuable function of clarifying what can and can’t be said.
Is it seriously only legitimate to ask such questions of a white man but not, in exactly the same terms, of a Muslim?
What emerges through the mists is a more-or-less standard left-wing politician, but with a sensitive nose for where the political wind will blow next.
David Davis: What I saw in Syria. And what Britain should do to help end its barbarous civil war – in its own interest, ours, and the world’s
This is better way of dealing with both migration and the terror threat than the patchwork measures taken so far by the EU.
And, just as importantly, can it be held against ISIS and whoever might come after them?
A complacent tendency to assume ‘it couldn’t happen here’ is hindering necessary efforts to confront the challenge of domestic extremism.
After Paris and now Brussels, let’s avoid claims based on gut feelings, out-dated information or – dare I say it – wilful misunderstandings.
Technical security, good intelligence and confidence in our values saw us through against communism. We need all of them to see the West through this again.
“These are appalling and savage attacks.”
The country’s brief period of Muslim Brotherhood rule was a disaster – for its economy, its security and its society.