Of course, this follows previous and more deliberate moves by Johnson to ensure all eyes are on him. In the last few weeks, we have been treated to his 4,200-word Brexit manifesto in the Telegraph, now functioning as an unashamed Johnson fanzine – its front-page report on his (rather middling) address to the conference came with a splash headline spanning all six columns hailing “the roaring lion” – as well as fully briefed reports of his “red lines” on Britain’s EU departure. … [Read more...] about Boorish Boris: Johnson’s Libya joke is proof he cannot do his job
He told MPs: “In many ways Russia is behaving as though there is indeed a new cold war and our objective is to prevent that from getting any worse, to constrain Russia, to make sure we penalise Russia for its malign and destructive activities where they are taking place, but also to engage where we can. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson refuses to apologise for Libyan ‘dead bodies’ remark
The slow pace with which the IEDs have been cleared may have contributed to the re-establishment of Isis in the Sirte area, and probably the slowness of the recovery in the ravaged city. For instance, the city announced this week that only 75% of the security installations such as police stations have been repaired for use. … [Read more...] about Sirte: what was Boris Johnson talking about?
There were a 'Number of failings' in handling of case of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi and potential opportunities to prevent some of the 2017 terror attacks were missed … [Read more...] about Manchester Arena suicide bomber Salman Abedi took bus around city just days before terror attack