The Government is turning a blind eye to self-evident politicisation – a miserable milestone in the Conservative Party’s masochistic colonisation by woke ideology.
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.
We should have supported an extension to the conventional arms embargo at the United Nations in August – and must back sanctions.
After the beheading of Samuel Paty, there are huge questions for the president as to how he can prevent such an atrocious crime again.
The Government must improve its communication, avoiding bluster and phrases that patronise the public.
Plus: Deteriorating broadsheet standards, a divided United Kingdom. And: nineteen years on from 9/11.
It really was a trip that will be forever etched into my mind. I was utterly stupid and irresponsible to go. But I wouldn’t have missed it for the world.
In Claire Fox, the Prime Minister has elevated to the peerage someone whose former party defended terrorism.
Ministers believe that the present legal framework isn’t fit for purpose if prosecutions of returning terrorists are to be successful.
The Court of Appeal’s judgement in the Begum case is a reminder of wider issues – and the pledge in last December’s manifesto.
As the great eye of the Conservative Party swivels its gaze towards the Far East, it’s in danger of missing other threats that are closer to home.
It is our third largest market – we must work with it if we are to help resolve global problems from the environment to nuclear proliferation.
Worse, its judgement has knock-on implications for the effectiveness of government. Urgent corrective legislation is needed.
He will have to be more than a kind of North London John Smith if he wants to do more than just profit from the Government’s misfortunes.
It’s deeply disturbing for many that a modern European democracy might shortly be led by a party that continues to have its strategy overseen by an Army Council.