What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
Posts Tagged: Adolf Hitler
For a really serious British foreign policy failure, look at Chamberlain’s attempt to appease Hitler
Tim Bouverie has written a fascinating account of the slide towards the Second World War.
A new book about Holocaust and climate change denial also casts light on the American President.
Andrew Roberts manages to bring the great man before us in all his variousness in just under a thousand pages.
As he does it again, we run Mark Wallace’s tribute to the former London Mayor’s greatest hit(ler)s.
Self-determination always involves conflict. In some cases that is justified, a conflict of necessity. In others it is not.
His new thriller is readable, but lets the British Prime Minister and Establishment of 1938 off far too lightly.
International humanitarian law may be imperfect, but it can ameliorate some of the worst horrors of armed conflict – such as the Khan Sheikhoun gas attack.
One virtue of democracy is that it does not give special prominence to the loudest people in judging the mood of a crowd.
Iain Dale: Guess who mentioned Hitler, Hitler, Hitler, Hitler, Hitler, Hitler, Hitler, Hitler, Hitler, Hitler, Hitler…and, yes, Hitler?
Yes, Livingstone named him 12 times when interviewed by me this week. Plus: Saudi Arabia uncovered, Michael Howard unmuzzled. And: In memory of Helen Szamuely.
The former mayor has blown his own gaff.
It’s possible to accept all the arguments suggesting that it’s sensible for us to do so – but still feel morally queasy.
Lib Dems: One referendum is Hitler. A second referendum wouldn’t be Hitler. Unless we lose, in which case: Hitler.
Maybe Ken Livingstone can explain.
Reading back, it highlights how supposedly level-headed ‘realists’ were so slow to recognise the true nature of the National Socialist regime.
Reggie to Dessie: My pitch for leader – my great-uncle was a bus driver. He drove one to help break the General Strike in 1926.
Plus: Boris’s multiple problems. The Chancellor’s dodgy figures. Euro referendum recriminations everywhere. And: SNP MPs in white Y-front shreddies.