“I don’t want, as UK prime minister, to put in any infrastructure that is going to prejudice our national security.”
Posts Tagged: National Security
The blunt reality is that China is a cyber risk and will remain so for years. It has a dreadful reputation for cyber attacks and intellectual property theft.
This year’s Security, Defence and Foreign Policy review provides an excellent opportunity to reinforce Britain’s place as a leader in this field.
Briefing that Johnson will “lock up terrorists and throw away the key” is taking the voters for fools.
Liam Fox: Now we must focus on getting Brexit done – and on Labour’s threat to wages, job and savings
Understandably, attention is concentrated on the London Bridge attack aftermath. But we must focus laser-like on all the essential issues.
Asserting the rights of Parliament over the EU is half the European mission. Asserting them over the ECHR is the other half.
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.
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?
Luke de Pulford: China isn’t only an oppresssor in Hong Kong. It’s a threat to all of us. Here’s how to respond.
No deals with Huawei, no control of our nuclear industry, no more infiltration in our university research programmes. We need a values-led strategy.
That newspapers may technically be open to proceedings over the Darroch cables highlights weaknesses in our legislation.
John Jenkins: Too many excuses are made for Iran – especially by the EU. We must get real, stand with America, and take decisive action.
I’m glad to see we’ve now had the guts to stop a tanker we believe is smuggling Iranian oil in defiance of sanctions on Syria.
His campaign was slow to start, and sometimes misfired. But he found his voice, is part of a Johnson future – and is back on the up.
Dom Morris: A National Welfare Council, uniting disparate departments and agencies, could greatly alleviate poverty
This strategic approach has brought sizeable benefits in the field of security, and could work for welfare, too.
We are citizens of one of the safest countries in the world, and a genuine intelligence and security superpower.
A plurality clearly think that her charge against him of leaking National Security Council discussions is unproven – if not unjustified altogether.