Matthew warns that we must not take our eyes of Afghanistan

 Matthew speaks out about the West's failure to maintain interest in Afghanistan and the links between the jihadi fighters in Afghanistan and the Islamic state. In a week when 4 ISAF servicemen have died his words are particularly important.

The threat of the Islamic State

Matthew is urging the government to spend more money on human intelligence gathering in the Middle east as part of a strategy to confront the Islamic State.

Iraq in danger

Ex Soldier speaks out about events in Iraq