Our plan seems to have been little more than to cobble together just enough kit to make us a Great Power on the cheap. That cannot continue.
Posts Tagged: Baltic States
Churchill saw a century ago that the existing party machines will always prove the stronger, and UKIP and the SDP have confirmed this.
Our bilateral relationship is at its most strained since the end of the Cold War. But we should try none the less to work with the country on as many levels as possible.
We should not only meet our spending minimum, but exceed it in order to maximise our vital strategic and tactical needs.
Downing Street may have briefed in advance that there’s no real comparison. But she will clearly play on it for all it’s worth.
“NATO – the cornerstone of the West’s defence”. The Prime Minister’s speech to the Republican Party Congress: full text
“Let us renew the relationship that can lead the world towards the promise of freedom and prosperity marked out by those ordinary citizens 240 years ago.”
Allowing Russia to become top dog in the Middle East has consequences for Europe – including Britain.
Trump’s antics are a threat to the stability and peace of Europe.
Nadhim Zahawi MP: Our best future in Europe would be a multi-speed EU – not the divorce that would be worse for everyone
Recognising tensions as part of the Union’s future structure is the best way to overcome them.
Putin’s threat to the Baltic states is sharpening attention on Britain’s neglected commitments to our allies.
ISIS, Putin, the prospect of an end to antibiotics…are we really prepared for how tough the coming decades might be?
There are strict limits to what we can or should do for Ukraine. However, NATO member countries are a different matter.