Counter-terrorism policy

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Treat terrorism like other crime regarding mental health, says watchdog
Legislation reviewer warns against treating mental health differently in terrorism investigations

Jamie Grierson

19, Nov, 2021 @3:28 PM

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While Liverpool called for calm, Priti Patel exploited the terror incident for political gain | Gaby Hinsliff
The home secretary appeared to casually conflate asylum seekers with dangerous criminals, says Guardian columnist Gaby Hinsliff

Gaby Hinsliff

18, Nov, 2021 @4:52 PM

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More Prevent referrals linked to far-right extremism than Islamist
Total referrals to counter-terrorism scheme down 22% in 2020-21, possibly due to school closures

Haroon Siddique Legal affairs correspondent

18, Nov, 2021 @1:01 PM

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More people may have self-radicalised online in pandemic, warns minister
Damian Hinds says there has been a shift to ‘self-directed’ attacks by individuals or small groups

Jessica Elgot, Vikram Dodd and Jamie Grierson

16, Nov, 2021 @9:36 AM

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Ministers seek to fast-track review of deradicalisation schemes
Whitehall sources hope inquiry into Prevent and Channel will be ‘published as quickly as possible’

Dan Sabbagh and Vikram Dodd

18, Oct, 2021 @8:33 PM

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Tory MP says people using term ‘white privilege’ should be reported as extremists
Jonathan Gullis also urges ‘sacking’ of teachers who criticise Conservative party in classroom

Harry Taylor

09, Oct, 2021 @5:35 PM

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The lesson we failed to learn from 9/11: peace is impossible if we don’t talk to our enemies | Jonathan Powell
We should have engaged with the Taliban 20 years ago, but we thought the winner takes all, says Tony Blair’s former chief of staff, Jonathan Powell

Jonathan Powell

10, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Islamism remains first-order security threat to west, says Tony Blair
In speech marking 20 years since 9/11 attacks, former British PM warns that non-state actors may turn to bio-terrorism

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

06, Sep, 2021 @9:15 AM

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UK and Taliban in talks over evacuations and terrorism prevention
Intelligence chief seeks assurances over Afghan helpers and that country will not become terrorist base

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

31, Aug, 2021 @10:49 PM

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Damian Hinds to be security minister after Johnson U-turn over Priti Patel
PM made last-minute decision not to give home secretary wide-ranging brief including counter-terrorism and cybercrime

Rowena Mason and Jamie Grierson

13, Aug, 2021 @6:56 PM

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What do many terrorists have in common? They abuse women | Joan Smith
Groundbreaking new research shows that extremist attackers are often united in their violent misogyny, says journalist and campaigner Joan Smith

Joan Smith

05, Aug, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Dominic Raab’s mobile number freely available online for last decade
Exclusive: Finding raises questions for security services weeks after similar revelations about PM’s number

Jessica Elgot Deputy political editor

29, Jun, 2021 @2:00 PM

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