"Offences of treachery must be met with severe deterrent prison sentences to provide protection for members of the armed forces who risk their lives for the country, the Lord Chief Justice said today. Lord Judge, sitting in the Court of Appeal in London, sent out a clear message as he announced the reasons for dismissing a sentence appeal on 11 June in the case of an army corporal who was jailed for ten years for spying for Iran. " The rest here... The article seems to hangle exclusively the question of sentencing policy as applied to serving military types. There is, unfortunately, no mention in there of sentencing local lads who go out to Afghanistan to play at being holy warriors. While it can safely be assumed that the ones that do so usually fall to justice, albeit at the tip of an FMJ or two, the question of maintaining a robust legal framework to deal with the homegrown terrorists has yet to be conclusively answered. Or am I completely wrong on that point?