The Biden administration is said to be “bemused and infuriated” with Britain’s refusal to bring back Islamic State fighters and their families from Syria.
British security officials have also warned that the “trust of the UK’s suitability as a security partner has been eroded considerably due to lacklustre policy”.
A report released by the all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on trafficked Britons in Syria also reveals failures by public bodies, including the police and local authorities, which enabled Isis to lure vulnerable British women and girls to its caliphate.
It also warns that the government’s approach in stripping the citizenship of women held in northeast Syria is exposing them to serious risk, as well as contributing to the “unlawful detention” of their children.
Read the full story at the Times.