Tuesday, February 17, 2009

How the "war on terror" is destroying the UK

Three quick links on the way the wholehearted pursuit of the "war on terror" is destroying the UK:

Rimington is right: if the UK keeps doing this, it will end up as a repressive police state (if it isn't already - and their panopticon looks pretty close). Which means that in an important sense, the terrorists will have won. But somehow, I don't think the UK's authoritarian political class will mind one bit.

Update: So what's Miliband hiding? Looks like the UK's own torture by proxy policy using the Pakistanis and Americans to keep MI5's hands officially "clean". Another thing we can all thank Tony Blair for...