Canadians might just decide that, on balance, they prefer the guy who believes in something bigger than himself.
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“Does he know of any policy decision by any ally which has so undermined our security partnership and empowered our enemies?” “No…”
Turkey appears to assume that their opponents will flee. But if they’ve nowhere to go, they’ll have no alternative but to fight.
Matthew Offord: The Government must stop prevaricating over the fate of British nationals who joined ISIS
If ministers don’t act soon, jihadis could end up escaping camps in the region and returning to active operations either in the Middle East or further afield.
This was the old, cuddly Boris – not the new, Trumpish Johnson – but with a difference. He was remorselessly on-message.
There is a sense with all Johnson speeches that he is somehow parodying a politician making one – that the whole thing is done tongue-in-cheek.
And: Gove says MPs can sit at weekends to get a deal through. Plus: Brisk business at the bookstall – and the menace of the “offence archaeologists”.
Both leaders are firing up their bases and seeking out all-or-nothing confrontations with their political enemies.
Do voters distrust Johnson on the healthcare? Sure. But Labour is no longer seen as “the party of the NHS”, either.
The latter’s NHS myth is fading as time passes, and younger people bring their consumer viewpoint to their use of public services.
He could soon preside over a full-scale proxy war, or else do the Nixon-to-China routine with Rouhani. There is simply no way of knowing.
Ben Roback: A lesson from Bolton’s departure. With this President, it’s personality, not policy, that counts – his own.
Trump is now on his fourth National Security Adviser. By the time the election comes, expect him to be on his fifth or sixth.
Former Government advisers see an opportunity to steer the party towards a “bigger government” vision for the party they’ve always spoiled for.
Their words, like Johnson’s visit itself, look more like more gambits in a blame game than a genuine change of heart.
Even though public concern about immigration seems to have eased off recently, there is reason for caution.
In both cases their opponents resort to character assassination and are left with no one against whom they can argue.
James Arnell: The conventional wisdom about a trade deal with America is wrong. Trump will want a fair one. Here’s why.
The primary motivation to strike a fair agreement with the UK will be to apply pressure to the EU.