In addition to the old ‘useful idiots’, the Kims and Castros of the world know they can rely on the aid of genuine idiots, too. We ought to know better.
Posts Tagged: North Korea
Our plan seems to have been little more than to cobble together just enough kit to make us a Great Power on the cheap. That cannot continue.
The brutal reality is that Britain needs the country the President governs – and so by extension needs him too.
In the side, that is. Plus: First the Left came for Toby Young; later, they may come for you. And: North Korea could be the big story of the year.
Regional allies will be reassured by the President’s presence as White House watchers try to see what ‘America First’ means overseas.
The negotiations are complicated and deeply technical, but in the end they are about people – and I am determine that we will put people first.”
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.
De-certification of nuclear agreement could lead world leaders to conclude that such deals with the United States are not worth the candle.
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.
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.
A comparison with its neighbour, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is stark.
42 per cent and no majority 2) The Party must make the case for conservatism to a new generation of voters. It hasn’t for too long.
As time passes, a decreasing slice of the electorate has any experience at all of old-fashioned socialism. And the argument that it doesn’t work cuts little ice.