The proposals are in line with those we outlined in an article earlier this month: immunity in exchange for honest testimony.
Posts Tagged: Terrorism
The Northern Irish legacy legislation. There will be no amnesty. But will there be a statute of limitations?
Would it be worth abandoning long-shot hopes of criminal prosecution to get evidence on the record before the witnesses die?
Constant criticism has distracted from the strategy’s essential focus: stopping people from becoming supporters of terrorism or terrorists themselves.
The move would mark a long-overdue end to “a grubby, behind-closed-doors deal with people linked to scores of terrorist atrocities.”
Also: For the first time in twelve years, the terror threat level in Northern Ireland has fallen.
The decision to drop an approach maintained by both parties since 1979 could put British nationals overseas at risk.
We must learn the lesson that appeasing belligerent regional powers never pays off in the long run.
Also: devolved administrations cling tight to Covid powers; Lewis raises prospect of prosecuting terrorists; SNP retreat from pension lie.
Imran Mulla: Religious freedom – and why French assimilation fails while British multiculturalism works
While Muslims here feel comfortably British, French Muslims must conceal their religious convictions to be respectable citizens.
Sarah Ingham: People voted to take back control of Britain’s borders. The Government must now do so.
Policymakers should be asking themselves whose quality of life worsens thanks to the current unplanned mess.
Experience suggests that killers motivated by Islamist extremism seldom act outside terrorist networks.
Truss must ensure Britain remains a global leader in development, as well as in defence and diplomacy.
Garvan Walshe: Leaving Afghanistan won’t stop terrorists using failed states. How can we learn from our mistakes?
It is time to consider some sort of international stabilisation and counter-terrorist organisation.
“These guys had the capability to hijack four passenger planes and have trained pilots. They could have taken out Canary Wharf and the Palace of Westminster.”
More than seven in ten of our panellists think special forces operations targeting terrorist bases are the correct way to respond to a future attack.