It hasn’t been perfect, but it is encouraging to see police, security services and ministers clearly communicate about a serious threat.
Posts Tagged: Terrorism
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It cannot be eliminated altogether – at least without placing a steel curtain between Parliament and the people.
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We have missed too many opportunities to drive home the terrible consequences of terrorism and shred its romantic aura for younger generations.
Much of the establishment now accepts that Islamist ideology must be named and challenged. But this view doesn’t seem to be held by the new DPP.
We suspect that they are alarmed by the prospect of the legal and publicity circus that a trial here might well bring with it.
The twenty-first century Division will have more strings to its bow than simply armoured vehicles, strike brigades, and air assault capabilities.
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“Globally, Muslims are by far the biggest victims of Islamist terrorism.” Javid’s counter-terrorism strategy speech – full text
Ultimately, our approach is about ensuring that there are no safe spaces for terrorists. We will work more closely with key partners outside of central government.
“There’s more work to be done, as you suggest…MI5 will be sharing information with more organisations.”
It was a textbook case of how Islamist terror works here – or has to date, anyway. We honour and remember those who died.
We need strong and effective intelligence services. But we should demonstrate that this can be combined with decent and ethical standards of civilised conduct.