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May seems oblivious to concerns over Saudi

Theresa May wants "longer prison sentences" for terrorists.

That's definitely going to deter suicide bombers or those planning to go out in a hail of bullets.

She wants to make it easier to deport foreigners. Since it's largely a homegrown problem, she's (rather sickeningly) just playing the irrelevant immigration card.

Last year, she said selling arms to Saudi Arabia helps "keep people on the streets of Britain safe" - even as our bombs increased the humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen, feeding a new refugee crisis.

May, apparently, is the only person who doesn't know the Saudis have done more than any other country (and spent billions) to spread the extreme version of the Islam that is at the root of the threat.

STEFAN WICKHAM

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