Grumbling mounts in China, even in the party. Is President Xi losing his grip? – The Washington Post

In this excellent article, the Washington Post reports on an extraordinary outburst of public criticism that has emerged from the highest levels of the elite in China.

Source: Grumbling mounts in China, even in the party. Is President Xi losing his grip? – The Washington Post

Personally, I have always been an admirer of President Xi and believe that he has been an effective leader but he needs to watch his back.

Thoughts?

Suspected terrorists enjoy a ‘free pass into Britain’ because bar on stopping them is ‘impossibly high’ – Telegraph

The Telegraph reports that Dominic Raab, a Justice minister, will say that people who pose a risk to Britain or are suspected of serious criminal activity are able to “waltz” through passport control.

Source: Suspected terrorists enjoy a ‘free pass into Britain’ because bar on stopping them is ‘impossibly high’ – Telegraph

It’s obvious to most people that something is seriously wrong with EU border controls that facilitate international terrorism.

Surely, it’s time to recognize that Europe is at war with the terrorists. In war, there are sweeping emergency powers, including detention and internment. Why are governments not taking the gloves off?

Thoughts?