We should not only meet our spending minimum, but exceed it in order to maximise our vital strategic and tactical needs.
Posts Tagged: Foreign affairs
The fantasy that the Kremlin is more sinned against than sinning was once the preserve of Corbyn’s hard left. We should stop the rot.
“German intelligence has warned that the Kremlin seeks to influence this year’s elections.” Fallon’s speech on Russia: full text
“We hope that it abides by the Minsk agreements, curbs the reckless military activity, and ditches the misinformation.”
Downing Street may have briefed in advance that there’s no real comparison. But she will clearly play on it for all it’s worth.
The recently departed Prime Minister is re-emerging – and working on his memoirs. He will want to project his greatest achievement: public service reform.
It has been fabulous to see ECOWAS stand up and enforce progress in their own region.
Woody Johnson is rich and an ally of the President. So what? So were his predecessors.
Trump has already fallen out with parts of the intelligence and security services – and risks a rift over Russia with his own party too.
The settlements, but not the military occupation, should be removed from the West Bank – to create the conditions for an agreement with the Palestinians later.
We have the worst of both worlds: our level of involvement is sufficient to prompt allegations of complicity, but insufficient to have a real impact on targeting decisions.
The driver of Syria’s civil war is a legacy of political, economic and cultural failure within the country itself and across much of the Middle East.
Quality stonewalling from the Defence Secretary on Marr as he treads a middle way between the Foreign Secretary’s view and Downing Street’s reproof.
Yes, we should not intervene in a country without a plan. But we must also say that we will limit the powers and abilities of those who do unspeakable evil.
The decision not to allow resettlement of the Chagos Islands is a travesty. But a means of finding a way forward is to hand.
He has the potential to become a great Foreign Secretary, but will need to establish a reputation for trustworthiness.