Regional allies will be reassured by the President’s presence as White House watchers try to see what ‘America First’ means overseas.
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No matter the size of the economy, or the early advantages a country might enjoy, the consequences of inaction or an anti-innovation policy platform are disastrous.
Terry Barnes: A disaster for the centre-right. Its last effective Anglosphere government falls in New Zealand
It has been dispatched by one man – New Zealand First’s party leader, Winston Peters, who has Labour’s inexperienced leader in his pocket.
The President himself hasn’t set out what he would like to happen next, and has provided no detailed plan for what would replace the current agreement.
De-certification of nuclear agreement could lead world leaders to conclude that such deals with the United States are not worth the candle.
People are not yet at the point where they believe the party in government needs kicking out; they are still willing to give us a hearing.
Gerard Miles: Hong Kong is a battleground between tyranny and the rule of law. Conservatives must pick a side.
As China imprisons three young democracy campaigners, Britain has a moral and legal responsibility to speak out.
Cambridge University Press is just the latest institution to regret sacrificing fundamental principles in return for Chinese business.
The final article in the author’s five-piece series on how Britain must prepare for March 31 2019 – and has less than 600 days to get it right.
To be told that next time he visited Arsenal he’d be “using the turnstiles and paying for the privilege” was a cruel humiliation unacceptable in a normal working environment.
Nadhim Zahawi: Meanwhile, as we fix our gaze on Kim Jong Un and Maduro, China makes veiled threats of war against India
This aggressiveness about disputed territories has become a feature of Chinese foreign policy.
The British economy is already strong, and leaving the customs union will open the door to even broader horizons.
This is important not only because without arguments we are weak in the face of our adversaries, such as Corbyn, but also because we must keep checking that we’re right.
Benedict Rogers: Twenty years on from leaving Hong Kong, Britain risks selling its honour – as China flouts and abuses justice
As Patten says, the Joint Declaration gives us a specific responsibility to ensure that China’s promises are upheld – which we are not meeting.
Henry Newman: Hammond should stick to the Conservative position on the Customs Union – and stop freelancing
We would remain bound by the EU’s protectionist tariff structure, and have our trade agreements determined by institutions on which we were not represented.