Interesting mention of Ameripol, which I first heard of in Onati at last week’s workshop on cross-border police cooperation. Soca quoted as saying that 52 of 65 wanted fugitives known to be in Spain have now ben arrested.
Piece I missed in the Guardian a couple of days ago. the end of Spain as a refuge and the likelihood of Thailand or even Romania becoming havens for British organised criminals on the run.
We shall see. His wife bought four rifles, and had a permit. He’s a heavy metal musician and a foreigner. So far that’s the evidence…Oh and he has previous for killing someone with a knife and burning down churches, according to the BBC.
Scary title, but the article contains some insights into various powers of the Home Secretary and some case studies of individual alleged “extremists”. the description of Obama’s weekly meeting on who is going to die next is reminiscent of Stalin at his creepiest. It’s all rather Wild West…Wyatt Earp gone high tech. Once these procedures have been in place for a while, it will be very difficult to return to something we can call “normal”. Bin Laden continues to undermine democracy from beyond the grave.
Just to keep a sense of balance after the previous piece. This is what the extremists are doing in Northern Nigeria.