At best, sending him to Guantanamo failed – and at worst it backfired spectacularly.
Posts Tagged: Security Services
James Frayne: An armed forces visit. A trip to a new expanded port. How to make the best of Trump’s visit
The only way to make it will be to hold a small number of made-for-TV events that help tell a story that voters in provincial England will respond to.
The fantasy that the Kremlin is more sinned against than sinning was once the preserve of Corbyn’s hard left. We should stop the rot.
Will he make America great again? What is more important – jobs or building the wall? And why do Democrats think Hillary lost?
Few noticed the Investigatory Powers Bill becoming law because all eyes are on the process of leaving the EU.
“He will know that our relationship with the US, and particularly our intelligence-sharing, is being chipped away at by rules coming out of Europe.”
Without this Data Communications Bill, excitable European judges could fatally undermine intelligence gathering capabilities.
No surveillance on the scale proposed. But politicians should lead on terror warrants. The Investigatory Powers Bill.
We agonise about how much oversight the state should have over us. But government is only going where others can also go, and often do.
A way of approaching the Investigatory Powers Bill, and much else, even before we know all the details.
The test of Cameron’s announcement today is less one of words than deeds. It must be followed up across Whitehall and especially, at a local level, by the police.
The balance of the argument is strongly against them. But this might change – and there are few absolutes when the balance of liberty and security is weighed.
The West’s reponse to the challenge of global terror has been lamentable. We need an “Axis of Good” to take the fight to global jihad.
The head of MI5 warns that we too will be attacked. But in the battle for hearts and minds, the barbarity of our opponents is an advantage.
Members of the armed forces, doctors, nurses, shopkeepers…and, yes, news journalists.
“If Ministers refuse to give evidence to my committee, that itself would imply that they have something to hide.”