I fear that the President has poured fuel on the fire of extremism; and created enemies, rather than winning friends.
Plus: Trump’s tactics, Labour’s splits, and LibDem divisions.
Thank God for great European leaders, like Merkel, whose idiosyncratic approach to border control played such an understated role in last year’s Brexit vote.
But neither the American President’s concession to Britain nor the question of double standards are likely to deter some Parliamentarians.
Nadhim Zahawi tells us that the President’s words and deeds will cause serious damage to the anti-ISIS struggle.
We see from Daesh attacks in Tunisia and the migrant crisis how important the country is to the UK. We musn’t give up trying to find a settlement.
Recall the navy. Send for marines. Learn from France’s willingness to deploy armed guards. Bring in a New Dover Patrol.
The case for Gove. His candidature is the one best placed not only to ensure that Britian quits the EU but that social mobility is boosted.
Britain needs the flexibility to share intelligence bilaterally – and not be forced into a flawed EU-wide arrangement that could put us at risk.
There is no prospect for reform unless Britain votes to leave and forces a new agenda on Europe’s elites.
The second in a series of policy briefings.
If it doesn’t contain a workable definition, the law of unintended consequences will follow.
“He will know that our relationship with the US, and particularly our intelligence-sharing, is being chipped away at by rules coming out of Europe.”
The leader of Britain’s Conservative MEPs reports from the European Parliament.
After Paris and now Brussels, let’s avoid claims based on gut feelings, out-dated information or – dare I say it – wilful misunderstandings.