It would be a hazardous balancing act, but he has a slight edge over his opponents.
Posts Tagged: Foreign affairs
What do and don’t we know about Mueller’s investigation, the Trump campaign, and Russian interference?
Cutting through the fog of war and spin can be tricky, but here are the fundamental facts so far.
Plus: No, the Trump-Kim Jong Un summit wasn’t altogether a failure. And: Costa should get his old job back.
Brokenshire must keep an eye on the potential knock-on from the latest flare-up over terror, reprisals, a captured pilot and the disputed territory.
Garvan Walshe: Assailed by police, polls and a triumvirate of ex-generals, can Netanyahu hold on to power?
The odds are stacking ever higher against the man who has dominated his country’s politics for years.
It will be a significant step forward in keeping this heinous organisation from inciting hatred on our streets.
Chloe Westley: The twisted ideology that upends reason – and presents terror backers as innocent victims
Postmodernism strips the likes of Shamima Begum of personal responsibility and judges her solely by ethnicity, religion and class.
Bob Seely: The rule of law is an absolute. It cannot be dispensed with when we deal with ISIS terrorists.
A key moral from the case of Shamima Begum is that we need better information both to protect and prosecute.
Is the Treasury up for funding and voters up for supporting the ideas he sketched out ealier this week?
A new report by the Society of Conservative Lawyers argues that prior Parliamentary approval for military action is a dangerous game and has no constitutional law basis.
A wise US president with a clever plan would be able to reduce the risks. But this one may well squander the opportunity for a peaceful return to democracy.
Richard Kemp and Lee Rotherham: The backstop’s not the only danger in May’s deal. Its defence plans will undermine NATO.
The UK will then, by negligence, have contributed to a catastrophic defence rift between the continents of Europe and North America.
Alastair Thompson: Corbyn – an apologist for the tyrant who rules Venezuela by fear. Let a Commons vote put him on the spot.
Let’s see if Labour stands with Venezuela’s oppressed. For what party could truly say that it supports labour, while lending support to the butchery of labourers?
“Because you have the right to have a Defense Secretary whose views are better aligned with yours…I believe it is right for me to step down from my position.”
Garvan Walshe: A famous hawk – suspicious of Iran and a school reformer. And he won’t resign. No, I’m not talking about Gove…
The numbers in the Knesset are finely balanced, and the search is on for a figurehead to end Netanyahu’s decade in power.