Baroness Warsi, the first Muslim to sit in Cabinet, has warned David Cameron's speech urging Muslims not to "quietly condone
The truth is that we must hold both sides accountable for the extremists in their midst and for the violence that they commit. And the best tribute we could pay to the poor, innocent people who have been killed is a recommitment to genuine peace and justice, rather than a strategy based on, to quote Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, "a heavy hand".
Vince Cable has come under fire for failing to back an arms embargo against Israel in favour of a "very weak" threat to suspend
In one of his defining speeches as foreign secretary, William Hague set out his vision of creating a "revived and reinvigorated
With the departure of Burt, Hague and now Warsi, the FCO is left without any ministers who show any deep personal commitment to human rights... It would be unfair to prejudge Philip Hammond and Baroness Anelay, Sayeeda Warsi's replacement, this early on. Instead, one must simply appeal to them to prove the sceptics wrong.
One major objective of secularism is to balance everyone's religious rights and freedoms fairly. This naturally includes the rights and freedoms of the non-religious and those of minority religions. Yet Mr Pickles chooses to portray this as secularists trying to "impose" their "politically correct intolerance" on others.
The conventional Westminster bubble accounts of Sayeeda Warsi quitting the government rely on unpleasant Tory spin questioning her motives. In fact there is a much richer Warsi story to be written about the multiple complexities of the British Muslim communities - the plural is important - which cannot be reduced to the horrors of the Gaza conflict.
George Osborne has questioned Baroness Warsi's decision to quit after the Foreign Office Minister dramatically stormed out
Dear Prime Minister Dear Prime Minister Who Hired Me To Make Himself Look Good For some weeks, in meeting and discussion
Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi's dramatic resignation over the UK's "morally indefensible" position on the conflict