There’s a case for empowering our courts to make a genocide ruling over the Uighars. But not for giving them a veto on trade deals in doing so.
Posts Tagged: Egypt
To do so would mean more than staying in step with Trump. For no US administration could accept being bound into a UN system without a veto.
James Gurd: So often, views of the Middle East are out of date. As this historic deal between Israel and the UEA shows.
Sunni Arab leaders now recognise that Iran’s aggression represents an existential threat to more than just the Jewish state.
Garvan Walshe: Erdogan has failed his country – and turning the Hagia Sophia into a mosque won’t put food back on Turkey’s tables
Narrow victories and a poor response to the Covid-19 crisis almost certainly indicate it’s time for Turkey’s leader to bow out.
Michael Fabricant: Never mind the WHO – the UN is unfit for purpose. Why we may have to look for a successor.
The simple fact is that, despite its lofty goals, it repeatedly fails to live up to the values and standards it was set up to defend.
No ‘deal in the desert’, but the Prime Minister reports EU leaders are showing “a real determination to find a way through”.
The use of live ammunition is the result of decisions either made or approved by the defence minister.
The hard truth is that for the country’s politicians what European governments think is of secondary importance. What counts is Congress and Trump.
One take on the President is that behind the flamboyant tweeting is a conventional actor, who knows full well that jaw tweet jaw is better than war tweet war.
Nadhim Zahawi: How a leading Labour feminist – the Party’s Shadow Foreign Secretary, no less – gives succour to the Ayatollahs
Iran’s demonstrators are asking for reform, and all democrats should openly support their goals.
It won’t be easy but regional powers can make it happen if they make the right choices.
Abdellatif el-Menawy: Islamists won’t like the Government’s tougher stance towards the Muslim Brotherhood. But Egyptians will.
Alistair Burt’s remarks while visiting our country represented a significant adjustment of the British approach to combatting terrorism.
A dogmatic, utopian insistence on imposing the American model wholesale often runs contrary to establishing stability, growth, and the rule of law.
I can’t find a single example of this policy successfully moderating such an organisation, but plenty of it distorting Western policy.
The savage attacks we have witnessed must drive us to work more closely with our regional allies.