Courage is a peculiar kind of fear.
Three simple words - freedom, justice and honesty. These sum up what the Liberal Democrats stand for.
There are hard choices to be made in balancing the country's security and an individual's liberties. But it is a choice that has to be faced.
There stands no contradiction between giving voice to legitimate anxiety and at the same time, as and when exchange of fire commences, looking to the rest of the country, as well as all of us in the House, to give full moral support to our forces.