Putin’s Russia is closer to home – remember the Salisbury attack – and Islamist extremism is already here.
Posts Tagged: Baltic States
Garvan Walshe: Russia’s building up troops on Ukraine’s border. Here’s what we can do to stymie Putin.
Britain can convene a coalition of countries, including Poland, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands and the Baltic states, possibly with Ukraine in association.
Wallace has done well to win an exceptional defence settlement, but it may not be enough to fund all the Integrated Review’s ambitions.
Johnson – “Our new, full-spectrum approach to cyber will transform our ability to protect our people”
The Integrated Review of security, defence, development and foreign policy is upon us. But will the capabilities follow the challenges, or vice-versa?
Blood tests at airports, robot microbe killers, and attendants in PPE: How Covid-19 will affect the future of travel
Various new measures are being created to cope with the threat of the virus, with huge ramifications for tourism.
She will be feeling a hand of history on her shoulder, and wondering if the other holds a knife at her back.
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.
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.