There would seem to be a difference between the rhetoric coming out of the US and the implementation of policy.
Posts Tagged: China
Alan Mak: Five new policies to ensure that post-Brexit Britain leads the Fourth Industrial Revolution
This is the final article in a three-part series on using technology to boost our economy after Brexit.
A new study by a former senior adviser to two Tory Chancellors gets itself back to front. Inequality is not so much a cause of processes as a consequence.
Edward Parson: Keep the International Development Department. But scrap the 0.7 per cent aid target.
DFID managed its portfolio with far greater efficiency than the Foreign Office. But it should improve how it aligns traditional aid objectives with Britain’s goals.
We must not put public money into the pockets of a company accused of abetting the most egregious human rights abuses in the modern world.
Neil O’Brien: R & D. We invest disproportionately in the first at the expense of the second. Here’s how to improve.
This imbalance is driven by the core science budget: the Research Councils (which fund projects) and Quality Related “QR” funding, which universities allocate.
The blunt reality is that China is a cyber risk and will remain so for years. It has a dreadful reputation for cyber attacks and intellectual property theft.
Iran, accustomed to artful brinksmanship and operational deniability, and equipped with an experienced cyber army, may take its revenge online.
It would be irrational for any government that believes in the peaceful settlement of disputes not to negotiate a settlement.
Tom Tugendhat: The three foreign policy actions that Johnson should take now that he has this huge majority
For the first time in decades the levers of British influence – defence, diplomacy, aid and trade – could sit alongside domestic efforts in education and infrastructure.
Neil O’Brien: Policies for a new Britain – in which the central point for new Tory MPs is the moors on the edge of Sheffield
Can have a bold enough economic policy that people in these newly gained seats can see the difference in five years’ time?
In this new political battle, the greatest tension will not be left v right or even fiscal
doves v economic hawks. It will be a battle between creativity and convention.
As Hong Kongers take to the streets to protect their rights, London bends over backwards to deny Beijing’s outright disregard for the Joint Declaration.
Benedict Rogers: Do I support those hurling molotov cocktails or attacking policemen in Hong Kong? No. But I understand them.
They want to defend their way of life, their basic freedoms, their human rights, all of which they see as increasingly threatened by Xi Jinping’s brutal regime.
Luke de Pulford: China isn’t only an oppresssor in Hong Kong. It’s a threat to all of us. Here’s how to respond.
No deals with Huawei, no control of our nuclear industry, no more infiltration in our university research programmes. We need a values-led strategy.