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When Blair drew a distinction recently between the IRA and al-Qaeda, he was able to do so because he
Heavy-handed anti-terror tactics have a history of making things worse
A mere boy who went to Eton is standing for the leadership of his party on a ticket of "Tory moderni
Logically, the Conservatives could oppose identity cards on the grounds that they don't currently ha
We're called upon to stand firm and defend our core values. But what are those values? In the 21st c
Observations on spin
Observations on anniversary
According to our Home Secretary, the official position is: negotiate with terrorists, no; negotiate
Harriet stirs it up, Widdecombe's family way, and David Blunkett in the doghouse
Don't believe it - "Believe me"
Joined-up justice is aimed at rebuilding public confidence in government and the rule of law
Once parodied as Lord Dome, a crony who owed his status to Blair, he emerged as an audacious reforme
Countries with high violence rates like ours have high levels of income inequality
A roundtable discussion on joined-up criminal justice in Britain: what the problems are, what needs
Once we had justice or injustice. Now the government speaks of "faster, more effective justice". Wha
When it comes to fighting crime, technology can hinder more than it helps, insists Nick Cohen
Gordon Brown is still tapping his foot and looking at his watch like a desperate man outside a lavat
Terror and the UK - The senseless repercussions of interventions in Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine
Observations on Ted Heath
'People need to stand up against the perverted form of Islam that a minority of Muslims wants to imp
End of term report: A turbulent year - Iraq, bombs, the election, leadership acrimony and much more
The case of the hoity-toity whip, Awkward Angela's triumph, and Carry On Cobra
Don't believe it - "New anti-terror laws are essential"
The Falklands war was impeccably handled: so said Andrew Roberts in last week's NS.
Soundbytes on innovation
Chief Super takes credit, a department for scroungers and hacks in search of a drink
Don't believe it - "Westminster unites over terrorist attack"