Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Daily Telegraph: When saving lives is enough for MI5

Daily Telegraph: When saving lives is enough for MI5

Intelligence can foil a conspiracy, yet fail to secure widespread convictions, as the al-Qaeda bomb plot trial shows, says Philip Johnston.

by Philip Johnston

I think protecting the public from terrorism is much more important than getting prosecutions.

We are fighting a war against terror, not against common criminals.

No comments: