British regular soldiers will be on the ground in a new theatre for the first time since Iraq – and Labour are fully on board.
Posts Tagged: Security
Dean Godson: It’s easier for the right to move left on economics than for the left to move right on culture. That’s a plus for Johnson.
The sixth piece in a ConHome series this week on the Prime Minister’s Reset Moment – and what should follow from it.
These are my starters for ten – so it’s over to you. What are the biggest choices? What are the problems that we have to get ahead of to keep afloat?
Finding a new Chief of Staff is only the start of the changes that Johnson needs to make his government work.
Allowing those who we now require to be in education until they’re 18 to lose £350 a week in fixed odds online gambling is madness.
Iain Dale: Stop this utter selfishness and pathetic whinging about not having a normal Christmas to look forward to
Plus: After the kidnapping of this Christian girl, we should cut off aid to Pakistan. And: Muslims must face up the fact that terror is claimed in their name.
Neil O’Brien: Here are three urgent responses to China’s growing power – which we will soon have an opportunity to make
The Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy gives us the chance to act coherently and effectively.
The next National Cyber Security Strategy is due next year, and must have a strong focus on addressing this skills gap.
David Gauke: Covid-19. Conservative MPs should fear for their seats if they push for a Sweden-style policy – just as deaths are rising
If it it takes hold, people will not want to go to pubs, cinemas, shops or offices, so economic normality will be impossible anyway.
Caroline Elsom: The Online Harms proposals set us on a course that will threaten freedom, privacy and competitiveness – while being unlikely to make us safer
We wouldn’t want constraints on free speech imposed on the basis of opaque agreements between platforms and politicians.
Steve Baker: The Coronavirus Act created the most dangerous changes to state power seen in a generation. It must be replaced.
Every single charge under the Act – 141 so far – has been found unlawful on review by the CPS,
Ryan Henson and James Rogers: The reformed Foreign Office has a fresh chance to counter China and Russia
It should initiate an “International Prosperity Initiative” – to provide an alternative to the “aid” agendas of authoritarian rivals.
Dom Morris: The focus on physical contest is compromising national security. An upcoming review must change that.
As the run up to the Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review draws closer, here are some ideas for improvement.
Ministers believe that the present legal framework isn’t fit for purpose if prosecutions of returning terrorists are to be successful.
If Putin hoped that Brexit would detach us from our alliances, there’s no evidence of that happening so far, and much to the contrary.