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Posts Tagged: Terrorism
After a brutal civil war, a national de-radicalisation and reconciliation programme has made great progress.
Bob Blackman: Ministers must not yield to Iran’s blackmail in their struggle to get Nazanin back home
Her release will only happen without a far higher cost if we are to penalise the regime for its unacceptable actions and make them costly instead of profitable.
Matthew Scott: What we Police Commissioners hope for in the Budget. And what we should continue to give in return.
Calling for more money and doing nothing different, as others in the public sector often do, is not an option. We as PCCs will continue our reforming approach.
Robert Buckland: “We must speak the language of opportunity”. His lecture on Tory revival. Full text.
“The language should be that of giving people their chance to succeed and of being on their side – a “people politics” that many practice locally but which must be scaled up.”
“We need to disrupt plots in their early stages. Many such plots will include some element of online radicalisation.”
We can be proud of the military campaigns in Iraq and Syria. There remains much to do and we will stay the course.
The Deputy Prime Minister on terror at Parsons Green and Johnson’s article on Brexit and negotiation.
Abdellatif el-Menawy: Islamists won’t like the Government’s tougher stance towards the Muslim Brotherhood. But Egyptians will.
Alistair Burt’s remarks while visiting our country represented a significant adjustment of the British approach to combatting terrorism.
Also: Scottish Tories offer to mediate with Holyrood as devolved governments try to block the Withdrawal Bill; and a loyalist paramilitary group bids to be legalised.
The policy of preventing Pyongyang becoming a nuclear state has failed. We must now shift to protecting others from that new reality.
Plus: Nigel Farage steps into my shoes; life after gangs; and the absurd Remainer response to the Government’s Brexit papers.
The Home Office has somewhat improved its position, but still seems to think the will of a minister can overcome the laws of mathematics.
We have denied entry to over 120,000 people since 2010, including nearly 11,000 EU nationals. And we have removed over 37,000 foreign national offenders.
Also: SNP split on path forward as Salmond plots return; Welsh Assembly to exclude monoglot English-speakers from posts; Irish leader opposed Ulster poll.