The policy of preventing Pyongyang becoming a nuclear state has failed. We must now shift to protecting others from that new reality.
Posts Tagged: Foreign Policy
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.
James Gray: Before yet another defence review, we must first answer the big question – what is Britain for?
Unless we know our role in the world, we cannot have a strategy. And without a strategy, we cannot suitably design our armed forces.
He was excoriated for ramping up tensions over North Korea rather than cooling them down. But his aggression seems, for the moment at least, to be paying off.
Iain Dale: I never thought I’d compare an American President to a North Korean dictator. But here I go.
Plus: UKIP goes nuts. And: Chapman’s tweets might lead you to believe that he’s taken some sort of personality-changing drug.
I can’t find a single example of this policy successfully moderating such an organisation, but plenty of it distorting Western policy.
Nadhim Zahawi: Meanwhile, as we fix our gaze on Kim Jong Un and Maduro, China makes veiled threats of war against India
This aggressiveness about disputed territories has become a feature of Chinese foreign policy.
We must never forget that the Opposition would ally us with any tyrant, terrorist or thug so long as they recite the requisite ideological verses.
The President finally looked as if he were spending a little time on policy and wooing American allies in Eastern Europe. Then…
EU leaders are caught between the Islamic Republic’s atrocious record and the allure of its oil. We must take a stronger stance.
The Kurds have proved to be staunch allies against Daesh, and their forthcoming referendum will help them protect both themselves and us.
From tax and healthcare to foreign affairs, the administration is finally getting down to the business of government.
Our relationships with other countries are built and maintained by institutions on a generational basis, rather than presidential whim.
The savage attacks we have witnessed must drive us to work more closely with our regional allies.