A war on any noun is usually one doomed to failure; so far the war on terror is not proving to be the exception to the rule and probably the reason why the term has been dropped by the Obama administration. While those in the East suffer the most from the rise in Al-Qaeda inspired terrorism, those in the West are also constantly at risk. As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 looms closer perhaps it is a good time to reflect and evaluate the effectiveness of our approach in tackling this threat. Only with the Muslim community leading from the front will we defeat this scourge of global terror and replace hate with hope.
Devolution affected the politics of the United Kingdom's four constituent nations in fundamental ways. Most obviously, the
Two months on from an election that saw them consigned to the fringes of Scottish politics, life doesn't get any easier for the Liberal Democrats. The party has been floundering since seeing their group of MSPS cut from 16 to 5 following the watershed election, and now the vultures are circling.
An official review into the Chinook helicopter crash in Scotland concludes the two dead pilots should not have been blamed
PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Homes and businesses have been hit by flash floods after heavy rain in the Scottish capital. Cars were
The 2011 local election results were understandably greeted with enthusiasm by Conservatives. Pundits predicted losses of up to 500 council seats, but in the end the Conservatives gained 80. The national voter share of 35% was almost equivalent to Labour's 37%. Not bad for a party that has had to take some tough economic decisions.
This week, it seemed as if the lessons of cooperation, vital in minority government, had been quickly forgotten by SNP leader Alex Salmond as he attempted to push through sectarianism legislation by next Thursday