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And we will have one for Hammond, for what it’s worth, if the armed forces are refused further cash that they need.
The President’s state visit has already been postponed at least once. Doing so again is the least worst option.
We are not up against a revived Soviet Union. At most, Putin’s state is a puffer fish – poisonous, but not as big as you think.
If a £55 billion payment to the EU to start talks on trade has been agreed, it would be an outrage. There is no legal basis for such demands.
Not surprisingly, the country remains sharply divided as to the merits of its leader – a division that can hardly be missed in this new polling.
As the Prime Minister told Putin last night: “We know what you are doing. And you will not succeed.”
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.
Iraq may be a voluntary union in theory, but in practice it is sectarian, over-centralised, and coercive.
Most people in both camps are interested in getting the best outcome starting from where we are. Here’s how.
This is important not only because without arguments we are weak in the face of our adversaries, such as Corbyn, but also because we must keep checking that we’re right.
Christopher Howarth: NATO will survive both Trump and Merkel’s criticisms. But it might not survive a Prime Minister Corbyn.
The idea that Brexit is a threat to defence co-operation is a myth.
Nick Mutch: Bear hugs, scowls, farcical handshakes – and a country that wasn’t there. What I saw at the NATO summit.
A first-time impression of a NATO summit – one that seems to have been uniquely designed with the American President’s “interests and eccentricities in mind”.
There is no foreign policy that could appease the likes of the Manchester terrorists. Islamists damn us if we intervene, and damn us if we don’t.