Isis could become ‘world’s first truly terrorist state’ and bomb UK with nuclear and chemical weapons, Theresa May warns
Home Secretary tells Tory conference we must act ‘while we still have the chance’ as she promised a clampdown on extremism in Britain
Nigel Morris, Deputy Political Editor
Tuesday 30 September 2014, Independent
Isis could acquire nuclear and biological weapons to launch attacks on Britain, the Home Secretary warned today as she set out new measures to clamp down on extremist groups.
In a speech to the Tory party conference that concentrated almost entirely on the threat from terrorism at home and abroad, Theresa May warned that the jihadist group could become the “world’s first truly terrorist state“ in Iraq and Syria.
“If [Isis] succeed in firmly consolidating their grip on the land they occupy in Syria and Iraq, we will see the world’s first truly terrorist state established within a…
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