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Leading by example is all well and good. Impoverishing yourself in order to make a point, not so much.
White House allies are worried that neither are ready for the logistical and humanitarian impact of opening it.
Ben Roback: If not Trump, then who will be the next presidential candidate for the Republican Party?
There are several impressive contenders – although the former president is likely to make a return too.
Garvan Walshe: Iran’s new President will be a headache for the West – and a nightmare for Iranians themselves
Raisi, who presided over the execution of 5000 regime opponents in 1988, would be a strong bulwark against an Iranian version of Gorbachev taking over.
Ben Roback: Biden and the Northern Ireland Protocol. A strategic international imperative, or purely a domestic trade issue?
The President’s instincts on Ireland and his approach to trade pull in different political directions.
The signs are beginning to emerge that the Biden presidency is taking the Wuhan theory seriously.
Hollywood’s erasure of Cruella de Vil’s smoking habit is pointless and dull. Companies, and the state, must stop telling people what to do.
This ‘nudge’ instinct is all too common in corporations, which view themselves as guiding forces on health, morality, politics, and actually most things.
Daniel Hannan: We cannot allow our solution to the problem of illiberalism to depart from liberal principles
As the culture war becomes more vicious, we lose sight of what ought to be the elemental precepts of a liberal society.
Ben Roback: Peace in the Middle East. Biden is caught between his party’s historic position and its new left.
The Democratic establishment back Israel. The party’s rising left does not. And its centre is wavering.
The President has put the Vice-President in charge of a mission in which she is unlikely to succeed.
The centre isn’t where he or ConservativeHome or anyone else wants it to be. It’s where it is – “Far From Notting Hill”.
Ed Birkett: Biden will spend big to help slow climate change. Johnson won’t. He doesn’t need to. Here’s why.
Splashing taxpayers’ cash is the President’s only reliable option. The Prime Minister has other tools at his disposal.
WATCH: “We are very sorry for the last four years when the president didn’t care about science”, says Kerry
“He was the only leader in the world who pulled out of the Paris Agreement”.
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.