Muftis in suits will work with securalists, leftists with rightists – and generals. This strange alliance is united by one thing only: a loathing of Netanyahu.
Universities need heavier scrutiny. Owners must be identified. Media backed by regimes that restrict freedom should be denied broadcast licenses.
People need to feel in control of their lives and communities again, and this need is now at its strongest after a year of repression and enforced passivity.
This disaster points Indians to the danger of government by emergency men, not emergency measures.
Britain can convene a coalition of countries, including Poland, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands and the Baltic states, possibly with Ukraine in association.
A traffic light coalition? A Jamaica coalition? Who knows? What’s certain is that the CDU/CSU is struggling amidst a fragmenting landscape.
The impulse of Brexit is to prove Britain’s openness by striking out, but this tilt increases our security dependence on Europe.
It is a curiosity of French politics that in the reverse of the British pattern, right-wing scandals have to do with money while left-wing ones are about sex.
It’s one thing to endure them to prevent people dying, and for a relatively short period of time; quite another because we might return to this situation.
The prominence of Russians in the UK means that the UK can play an outside role in making the migraine even worse.
The main issue is not that the latter’s actions are extreme, but that they’re anti-constitutional.
The agreement involves revising an international border – opposed in this case by the EU and the UK. It will have knock-on effects elsewhere.
We deceived ourselves into thinking that as China grew richer, its political system would become more democratic.
The Scottish leader has always tried to temper expectations about the country’s fight with Covid. This could pay off in an independence referendum.
The UK depends on international structures to exercise power on the world stage. Biden would restore them, and it should be our duty to assist him.