Extreme gender ideology undermines cultural norms, scientific reality, the connection between motherhood and children, parental rights, and free speech.
The UK and governments across the west have started to act. But we’re still just starting to figure out how to respond.
A traffic light coalition? A Jamaica coalition? Who knows? What’s certain is that the CDU/CSU is struggling amidst a fragmenting landscape.
Due to internal tensions, the Union can lack coherence and focus, often particularly evident in its efforts to implement a collective foreign policy.
Wallace has done well to win an exceptional defence settlement, but it may not be enough to fund all the Integrated Review’s ambitions.
It is not a substitute for justice, but it would be a welcome addition to how the UK responds to the most serious violations.
And if that projection is to be effective, we will need to invest in our operating bases – and not just at traditional sites.
The Integrated Review of security, defence, development and foreign policy is upon us. But will the capabilities follow the challenges, or vice-versa?
It will need to make hard choices and to show evidence of a clarity and long-term vision that, to date, have been rather notable by their absence.
The President’s address was tougher on Russia, but far from radical. If anything, it risked being disappointingly tame.
Maintaining the current diplomatic relations would be a devastating mistake – potentially with fatal consequences.
We hope that Finn, Newman and the rest of the new appointees provide a fresh sense of direction and purpose.
So the only question that remains, given this new compromise plan, is: what’s the Government’s objection now?
He’s General Min Aung Hlaing, the army’s Commander-in-Chief. Now is the time for sanctions that target the military.
The Union needs a cultural case to walk in step with the material one – Project Love, not Project Fear. Which means looking to the future.