The arrogant behaviour of the EU so far, bordering on the deliberately offensive, is a bluff that we need to call.
Posts Tagged: Defence
Iain Dale: Abortion, same-sex marriage, and Rees-Mogg. He would be a brilliant Speaker. But I fear he has now blown it.
Plus: Cable, the Saudis, arms – and hypocrisy. MPs, the EU Withdrawal Bill, Henry VIII clauses – and hypocrisy. And: on a different note, why isn’t Zahawi a Minister?
The policy of preventing Pyongyang becoming a nuclear state has failed. We must now shift to protecting others from that new reality.
Mark Francois: More women. More ethnic minorities. Medical testing reform. What must be done to raise army numbers.
The Prime Minister asked me to conduct a review of recruiting into the Armed Forces. My report is published this week.
Since the UK has become a full member of Junker’s military plans, this plunges into doubt whether Brexit does indeed mean Brexit.
James Gray: Before yet another defence review, we must first answer the big question – what is Britain for?
Unless we know our role in the world, we cannot have a strategy. And without a strategy, we cannot suitably design our armed forces.
The Kurds have proved to be staunch allies against Daesh, and their forthcoming referendum will help them protect both themselves and us.
It theoretically commits the DUP to support the Government for the whole Parliament, but it’s up for review in two years and that’s when the money runs out.
42 per cent and no majority 2) The Party must make the case for conservatism to a new generation of voters. It hasn’t for too long.
As time passes, a decreasing slice of the electorate has any experience at all of old-fashioned socialism. And the argument that it doesn’t work cuts little ice.
Often, the disagreements between the two old camps are less substantial than the disagreements erupting within each camp’s own tents.
Garvan Walshe: This election has brought Putin’s prize – a Far Left-led Britain – too close for comfort
It is now necessary to consider a strong and structured security partnership with the EU that would withstand the rule of Russia’s useful idiot.
She cannot be a stationary establishment figure when faced with the restless mood of the voting public. She must move forwards – or we risk a 1997-style wipeout.
Corbyn isn’t some misguided but well-meaning old man, but a deeply committed socialist intent on crashing our economy.
In these last few campaigning days, May must spell out what the choice means for your wallet, purse and savings
As we write, the Conservatives are still set for a win on Thursday, but there is risk of further slippage – unless key voters can be persuaded that Corbyn will crash the car.
“Do you want to comment on that?” Dimbleby asks the Labour leader, as the latter’s stance is criticised. “No.”