The end of Rhodesia did not need to herald mass murder, economic collapse, and a nosedive in life expectancy.
Posts Tagged: Foreign Policy
Garvan Walshe: In Lebanon, Saudi Arabia plays with fire. And there is no American adult to provide supervision.
The Saudi crown prince is in a hurry on every front – if anyone is advising him to take care, then he is certainly not listening to them.
Johnson deserves criticism for his error. But that should not mean indulging every opportunist demand, or handing Britain’s enemies greater power.
The goals of the young Crown Prince are broadly in line with ours. But we should be urging calm thinking and cool heads.
Theresa May: “We are proud of our pioneering role in the creation of the State of Israel.” Speech to the Balfour Centenary Dinner. Full text.
“A peace deal that must be based on a two-state solution, with a safe and secure Israel alongside a viable and sovereign Palestinian State.”
Regional allies will be reassured by the President’s presence as White House watchers try to see what ‘America First’ means overseas.
The deal won’t stop Iran’s nuclear programme for good, but it is still better than alternative, military means of non-proliferation.
The future leaders of the Left either don’t know their history, or prefer a made-up version of it.
The President himself hasn’t set out what he would like to happen next, and has provided no detailed plan for what would replace the current agreement.
If the Government is serious about having this country be a ‘moral leader’, it must be more transparent about dealings which may compromise our values.
Iraq may be a voluntary union in theory, but in practice it is sectarian, over-centralised, and coercive.
A president who is quick to attack friends and allies needs to bring other world leaders into his coalition.
The policy of preventing Pyongyang becoming a nuclear state has failed. We must now shift to protecting others from that new reality.
Since the UK has become a full member of Junker’s military plans, this plunges into doubt whether Brexit does indeed mean Brexit.
A dogmatic, utopian insistence on imposing the American model wholesale often runs contrary to establishing stability, growth, and the rule of law.