He has at every stage seized the initiative and outplayed – then persecuted – his opponents.
Posts by Garvan Walshe
Garvan Walshe was National and International Security Policy Adviser for the Conservative Party until 2008.Follow @
Garvan Walshe: Why Britain must speak out against Orban’s assault on the Central European University
Dissidents in Eastern Europe could look to Thatcher’s Britain to stand up for their liberty. Are we still the sort of people to whom democrats turn?
Garvan Walshe: McGuinness – a planner and executor, we should remember today, of attacks on our democracy
Every such criminal claims to have been “driven” to violence. Their excuses must not be indulged.
He is a talented populist and looks set to do well in next week’s Dutch election. The question is what he will do then.
They have the capacity to make a larger contribution to Europe’s defence. They should do so.
The script of her speech has been leaked to me from a parallel universe.
“I had one of your guys in here the other day. Amazing guy. Brilliant guy. Gove. Gorgeous Gove. Wrote a tremendous article – a stupendous article – about me.”
The Prime Minister’s priorities entail a hard Brexit, and are more important to her than economic stability.
The settlements, but not the military occupation, should be removed from the West Bank – to create the conditions for an agreement with the Palestinians later.
While Assad’s goons kill, and we do nothing, our enemies observe our weakness.
Castro’s apologists find it too painful to admit they’ve raised a feeling of belonging above moral principle.
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.