Syria-to bomb or not to bomb

As I mentioned in my blog after the Paris attacks, the UK needs to be destroying the inspiration (ISIS) that causes such attacks. It's all very well foiling seven attacks in the past six months, but they will keep coming. They will continue to be planned and carried out because the inspiration to do so remains in …

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Turkey shoots down Russian aircraft……

Well this is interesting. Turkey has shot down a Russian Su-24 attack aircraft. The aircraft was hit by an air to air missile from a Turkish F16, both pilots ejected and the aircraft crashed in Syria. Turkey has justified it's actions by saying the aircraft was inside Turkish airspace (this is denied by Russia). And …

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The Paris Attacks

I'm sat at my desk, hugely overtired. I'm overtired because, last night, at 20:30 UK time, bombs went off at the Stade de France, where France were playing Germany. What followed has become one of the worst terrorist attacks in French history and has shaken not just France, but the world. A shooting followed at …

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The Day Summed Up #11

For the first time since migrants tired to cross into Britain via the channel tunnel, migrants are causing real issues for the UK, as well as other European nations. RAF Akrotiri is an RAF base in Cyprus. It was used as a stopping point for flights from the UK to Afghanistan, and now gives the …

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