The German Chancellor was stronger then than she is now. And there’s no guarantee that any compromise she might push would work.
Posts Tagged: Donald Trump
The Khashoggi case shows that the UK’s alliance with Saudi Arabia serves neither our interests nor our values
For how much longer can Ministers continue to try to defend a relationship which has become increasingly indefensible?
Wages are growing at their fastest rate for ten years, and employment is at a near-record high. But qualifications are necessary…
Andrew Mitchell: If Trump’s America can hold the Saudis to account for their actions in Yemen, then so can we
At present, with the public support of their UK allies, there are few consequences for the Saudi-Emirati-led Coalition when they bomb children.
The Conservative Party’s Vice Chair for International tells me about his priorities in the role.
Daniel Hamilton: Bolsonaro, Brazil’s firebrand, sweeps the political establishment away – inspiring hopes and fears
If he wins the presidency, the big question will be which of his views – ranging from vague economic good sense to out-and-out bigotry – he actually means.
” If you turn the EU club into a prison, the desire to get out won’t diminish it will grow…and we won’t be the only prisoner that will want to escape.”
Three members of the city’s democracy movement are flying in to share their concerns about the present situation and hopes for the future.
It is hard to see how blowing up the Special Counsel’s investigation now would deliver any kind of political benefit for the president.
It’s no longer about changes to bring equality; it is about taking revenge against mankind for historic wrongs. #manmustfall may be on us sooner than we think.
I wouldn’t want to be the politician who has to explain why the purity of EU institutions came before cooperation that could have prevented a security incident.
I suspect his opponents will make little progress as they continue to talk about conduct while his electoral coalition is more interested in delivery.
Nick Hargrave: Yes, I compiled an attack dossier on Johnson. But at best, there’s a real purpose to opposition research.
It works best when painting a substantive contrast on issues that voters care about. And here are four strategic choices for the Conservatives.
It would be a national humiliation for Britain to strike so one-sided a treaty with the world’s largest single market, let alone the shrinking EU.
His TUC account of the harm that some businesses can do should be balanced by one of the good that more do – and by projecting a personal theology of wealth creation.