Starmer is unlikely to resist, and even were he minded to try, the Casey Review and his own record in Northern Ireland would make it impossible.
Outsourcing the delicate work of threat detection to venues will do little good, whilst heaping fresh pressure on a struggling sector.
Constant criticism has distracted from the strategy’s essential focus: stopping people from becoming supporters of terrorism or terrorists themselves.
Break off its national functions and focus it exclusively on giving London the normal policing it deserves.
Truss must ensure Britain remains a global leader in development, as well as in defence and diplomacy.
It is time to consider some sort of international stabilisation and counter-terrorist organisation.
Afghan security force members are being murdered. Girls’ schools are being shut down. Iran and Russia are weighing up a return to the quagmire.
We controlled Covid in our prisons, kept the courts running throughout lockdown, and were the first in the western world to resume jury trials.
Will they fight any following cases all the way to the Supreme Court, and ask it to overturn Kerr’s decision?
Wallace has done well to win an exceptional defence settlement, but it may not be enough to fund all the Integrated Review’s ambitions.
Perhaps the answer is bound up with China – and our inability to focus on more than a single problem at once.
Above all, we need to focus on the strategic picture. Throughout the world democracy, human rights and the rule of law are under pressure.
The Government is turning a blind eye to self-evident politicisation – a miserable milestone in the Conservative Party’s masochistic colonisation by woke ideology.
Multilateral political cooperation with the EU, as well as the bilateral relations with its member states, remains in the UK’s best interest.
After the beheading of Samuel Paty, there are huge questions for the president as to how he can prevent such an atrocious crime again.