Castro’s apologists find it too painful to admit they’ve raised a feeling of belonging above moral principle.
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The polls predict a comfortable win for her opponent. But this far out the polls also predicted Remain and Clinton would win.
Like Putin, he rules as unconstitutional monarch. Unlike Putin, his state is a member of NATO.
Garvan Walshe: The Government is making the same five strategic mistakes on Brexit that we made in Iraq
To avoid the same fate, May needs a Brexit Surge.
Garvan Walshe: By abandoning Syria, a heartless and mindless West is throwing global leadership away
You might think North America and Europe, with all our wealth and power, could deal with a civil war in a single country. Apparently not.
The right strategy could divide and overcome her opponents.
Trade negotiations aren’t a matter of one participant winning, but of two partners creating wealth together that they couldn’t make on their own.
The mayors of Nice and Cannes have been goaded into a culture war without the least clue about the culture they’re attempting to defend.
Academic selection provides both an incentive to play by the rules that will stand children in good stead in later life – and a means of escaping those who don’t.
In putting down the coup, the strongman of Ankara has gone too far. His nation’s institutions are severely weakened.
EU rules are designed to make it painful to leave – but it is possible to minimise the damage.
Like all fundamentalisms, democratic extremism takes a noble idea too far.
Far from providing a solution to mistrust of EU institutions, Brexiteers have done their best best to undermine trust in British ones.
Trump in the US, Le Pen in France, Hofer in Austria and Brexiteers in the UK all draw strength from the same source.
Brexiteers peddle myths to themselves, and this leads them to overstate the weakness of the EU.