Corbyn: We have to admit 'war on terror' is not working

27 Mai, 2017, 15:37 | Author: Claudine Rigal

As the election campaign resumed following the Manchester attack. the Labour leader used his speech to state how a government led by him would tackle terrorism.

In the half-hour grilling, Mr Corbyn also defended a speech earlier on Friday in which he linked Britain's involvement in military engagements in Iraq, Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria with terrorism in the UK.

Nevertheless, May remains the heavy favourite to wake up as prime minister on June 9.

The Labour leader told the Andrew Neil Interviews on the BBC on Friday night that all his engagement with Northern Ireland was in pursuit of peace.

When asked specifically about a Wolfe Tone Society meeting he attended in London in 1987, Corbyn said he participated in a silence "to honour all those who died in Northern Ireland".

'The only poll that counts when it comes to elections is the poll that takes place on election day. and I will continue to be out campaigning across the country.

The verbal exchange followed apparent electorate gains by Labour.

But he suggested the role of nuclear weapons would be up for consideration in a strategic defence review planned if Labour wins office.

Despite the increased threat level throughout the country, and the addition of extra armed police and soldiers, the country's top counter-terrorism police officer urged Britons not to hide away indoors during the upcoming holiday weekend, which finds much of the country enjoying fine weather.

US president calls out NATO countries for not meeting spending pledges
While speaking to dozens of Muslim leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, he called for Muslim unity in the fight against terrorism. NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg displayed a chart showing how the burden sharing has improved.

La campagne électorale suspendue au Royaume-Uni — Attentat à Manchester
Elle devrait notamment exhorter les entreprises du web à s'impliquer davantage pour éliminer les contenus extrémistes en ligne.

Local ranchers hopeful after trade deal with China
Tensions have been stoked by President Donald Trump's complaints over the trade imbalance and Chinese market barriers. China agreed to give "full and prompt market access" to payments companies , like Mastercard Inc .

The Conservatives' fightback will start on Saturday when Boris Johnson, the foreign secretary and a grassroots' favourite, will tour the television and radio studios with the Tory message.

But he stressed the "responsibility" of government to minimise the chance of attacks and accused the Tory government of underfunding the police, increasing the terror threat with foreign interventions in Iraq, Syria and Libya, and "surrendering" freedoms in the face of the threat.

Mr Corbyn said the "war on terror is not working" and the troops deployed on the streets following the Manchester attack was a "stark reminder" that the approach was failing.

Buoyed by polls showing a decrease in the Conservatives' lead, Corbyn said that under Labour policy would be one that reduces the threat rather than increases it.

The suicide bomber who killed at least 22 people in Manchester is no more representative of British Muslims than the far-right extremist who murdered a lawmaker previous year, opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday.

The Labour mayor of Manchester, Andy Burnham, distanced himself from Mr Corbyn's comments. I don't support the IRA.

"We've had Theresa May promising in three elections to make cuts to immigration - I am making no promises on that". "We have to make our population secure".

Corbyn has held isolationist views for years. Polls have consistently shown that most voters oppose western adventurism and believe it has endangered the U.K. Corbyn's words will resonate among both the anti-interventionist left and the isolationist right (this is, after all, a country which has just voted to retreat from even its closest neighbors). [There's] a tendency to blame governments for everything, and I don't think we should.

"We went through all the horrors of Northern Ireland - all through the 70s and 80s - through the period of the Troubles, and eventually came from that a peace process, the Good Friday Agreement, and now relative peace and stability".


  • Unités de contrôle de siège Kostal

    La flexibilité fait aujourd’hui partie des considérations essentielles pour presque tous les produits présents sur le marché. Il vous suffit d’appuyer sur un bouton, et le siège se repositionnera dans la position qui vous convient.
    Oracle Co. (ORCL) Director Sells 3750 Shares of Stock

    Oracle Co. (ORCL) Director Sells 3750 Shares of Stock

    Finally, First Bank & Trust purchased a new position in shares of Oracle during the fourth quarter valued at about $141,000. The lowest 12-month price target for the shares is $31.00, which would be decrease of about -31% of its current value.
    8th suspect in connection with Manchester Arena bombing arrested

    8th suspect in connection with Manchester Arena bombing arrested

    Soldiers are on the streets of London, a deployment created to free up police officers to pursue the terrorists behind the attack. Police officers stand on duty following a raid at Granby House, close to Manchester Piccadilly railway station in Manchester .
  • Warriors trample Brisbane Broncos with 28-10 win in Auckland

    Warriors trample Brisbane Broncos with 28-10 win in Auckland

    The Warriors have bounced back from successive NRL losses in style, swatting aside an undermanned Brisbane 28-10 in Auckland. Captain Roger Tuivasa-Sheck got on the end of Johnson's grubber two minutes from the break to make it 16-0 at half-time.

    Trump Met Pope Francis and Changed His Twitter Banner to Prove it

    Melania and Ivanka Trump covered their heads as a sign of papal respect, a gesture they did not do in Saudi Arabia or Israel. The First Lady made a decision to not to cover her head because Melania was not expected by the Saudis to wear the covering.

    Jared Kushner Sought Secret Russia Communications Channel

    The White House declined to comment, Miller says, adding, "That's not for lack of trying" on the part of the Washington Post . Knowing this, Russian Federation will feed false information into communication channels to throw off USA analysts.
  • Chelsea cancel victory parade after terror attack

    Chelsea cancel victory parade after terror attack

    Arsenal's clash with London rivals Chelsea will kick-off at 5.30pm at Wembley Stadium on Saturday, May 27. Chelsea have already been crowned Premier League champions and are looking to complete a glorious Double.

    Conte hopeful of long-term Chelsea future

    Arsenal are under pressure coming into the game, having failed to qualify for the Champions League for the first time in 20 years. Arsene Wenger is into his 21st year as Arsenal manager but the Frenchman is yet to confirm his plans for next season.
    Bowie State University Student Fatally Stabbed by Member of 'Alt-Reich Nation'

    Bowie State University Student Fatally Stabbed by Member of 'Alt-Reich Nation'

    Urbanski , 22, was arrested and charged with assault and first- and second-degree murder for the death of 23-year-old Richard W. The FBI is investigating this killing as a hate crime because Urbanski was a member of the "Alt-Reich Nation" Facebook group.
  • Arsene Wenger praises Arsenal players for their attitude in 'horrendous' circumstances

    Chelsea claimed the EPL title this season and are looking forward to winning the double, facing Arsenal in the FA Cup final on May 27.
    Police arrest 5th suspect in bombing near Manchester

    Police arrest 5th suspect in bombing near Manchester

    Britain's security level has been upgraded to " critical " meaning officials believe another attack may be imminent. He says that Libyan youth in Manchester are particularly vulnerable to recruitment from Islamist extremists.
    Donald Trump and President Macron had the most awkwardly long handshake

    Donald Trump and President Macron had the most awkwardly long handshake

    The photogs noticed that Trump and Macron were gripping their hands hard and in photo below Trump seems to just want his hand back.


Which Player Will Win the 2018 World Cup Golden Boot?
His Real Madrid side played quite poorly this season and he has been dealing with large shares of the criticism himself. This is something which will only further his playing career and his first accolade may come as soon as this summer.

Rooney left out again by England boss Southgate
Rooney's United team mate Paul Pogba dedicated Wednesday night's win in the Europa league to the victims of the atrocity . Somebody has to manage the development of a young player, and that has to be my call".

Kushner 'discussed secret line to Moscow' - US media reports
Kushner is one of Trump's most trusted advisers and has been tasked with myriad policy issues in the White House. Separate reports by Reuters said Kushner had three undisclosed contacts with Kislyak, including telephone calls.

Donald Trump, premier président américain en exercice au mur des Lamentations
Abbas est à présent embourbé dans la crise des centaines de Palestiniens en grève de la faim dans les prisons israéliennes. L'annexion de Jérusalem-Est n'est pas reconnue par la communauté internationale qui considère Jérusalem-Est comme occupée.

5-year-old girl found, mother arrested
She left the area on foot. "Marissa Babiano is believed to be in DANGER if not located immediately", Armijo wrote. Police in Belen say a woman is accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter in a custodial interference situation.

Oakland proposes $1 million for teen in police sex scandal
Jasmine Abuslin, formerly known as Celeste Guap, now 19, sued the city for $66 million in damages in September 2016. Before Burris became her lawyer, other lawyers for the woman filed claims against Livermore and Richmond.

Final: Senators 2, Penguins 1
According to oddsmakers at BetDSI, the Penguins are the clear favorite at home tonight, as they are getting odds of -200 to win. He entered Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals with a three-game goal streak against the Senators, one that was snapped.

North Korea allies also under threat says US Pacific commander
South Korea's new president, Moon Jae-In, speaks during a press conference at the presidential Blue House in Seoul on May 10. Yesterday, the US said it could persuade China to impose new United Nations sanctions on North Korea .

After Trump pushes him aside, Montenegro's PM calls it 'harmless'
Gentiloni has said he will seek "the strongest possible commitment against terrorism" from the G7 participants. President Trump has ordered the Justice Department to investigate the source of those leaks.

Israelis mark 50 years since capture of Jerusalem's Old City
In a live stream of Trump's remarks with Netanyahu on Monday, the White House listed the meeting's location as " Jerusalem , Israel ".