Self-determination always involves conflict. In some cases that is justified, a conflict of necessity. In others it is not.
Posts Tagged: Adolf Hitler
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.
Lord Ashcroft: ‘Scaremongering’, Hitler, Boris and the IMF – my focus group visits Birmingham and Scotland
“If we’re going to balls our country up let’s do it ourselves, not let somebody else do it.”
The Oxford Labour Club allegations are just part of a worrying trend, which is rooted in a long and unpleasant history.
Lewis Baston: How a centrist Tory leader won a landslide victory over left-wing Labour – 80 years ago tomorrow
Nearly every observer expected the same result – a Conservative win with a reduced majority. This as found to be in error when the votes were counted.