The question now is now whether this further response to Russian activity is needed. Opinion is certainly beginning to move in this direction.
Posts Tagged: Foreign affairs
Terry Barnes: So you think May has problems? They’re nothing compared to the knifings and plots that engulf Malcolm Turnbull
With half his ministry on the backbenches, he looks isolated – and in denial.
What Parliament’s Security Committee began – and was frustrated by the Government in doing – judges must now complete.
Allowing Hodeidah, the country’s main port, to remain under the control of Houthi rebels is simply making the situation worse.
Penny Mordaunt: We will get stick from the Corbynistas. And from the small-minded. But we are backing this move to support disabled people none the less.
We believe in freedom – which is why we’ve initiated this Global Disability Summit.
Say what you like about him (and many do), the recently-resigned Foreign Secretary is one of the very few Tories with voter cut-through.
Robert Halfon: AK47s, pluralism, war, students, cigars – and I get high. What I saw amidst Kurdistan’s fledgeling democracy.
I hope that, one day, it is no longer just an autonomous region in Iraq, but gets the independence it deserves.
Our columnist goes behind the scenes in the White House, as fly on the wall of the Oval Office.
WATCH: Jong-Un’s face – as Trump tells photographers that both men want to look “nice and handsome and thin”
“Very nice…getting a good picture, everybody?…thank you,” the American President concludes.
A few small steps for both men, a giant leap for nuclear disarmament and international engagement?
British commentators who jumped to condemn his decision as a travesty of democracy failed to understand the country’s constitutional traditions.
“We need to make the Foreign Office the strategic engine of our foreign policy again” – Tugendhat’s RUSI speech
“We need to do something you might not expect me to say. We need to give Boris Johnson more power.”
Iain Dale: Gammon if you think you’re hard enough. The patronising Remainers who’ve lost but can’t move on.
Plus: Boles was right (first time round) on Gaza. The Dambusters raid anniversary. A Tory poll lead. Plus: a man and a woman will marry in Windsor on Saturday.
The use of live ammunition is the result of decisions either made or approved by the defence minister.
Defensive actions taken by the IDF have resulted in fatalities. Only when absolutely necessary and legally permitted, has force been used.