America’s result is having knock-on effects in Downing Street: see yesterday’s green speech and today’s defence news.
Posts Tagged: Foreign Policy
Whilst the incoming President is no enthusiast for Brexit, there are other areas in which Britain can seek to work in partnership with his White House.
The UK depends on international structures to exercise power on the world stage. Biden would restore them, and it should be our duty to assist him.
Tobias Ellwood: The Government has helped to let Iran, a rogue state, off the leash. It’s time to rein it back in.
We should have supported an extension to the conventional arms embargo at the United Nations in August – and must back sanctions.
Peter Oborne & Jan-Peter Westad: Conservative MPs with Muslim constituents are starting to speak up about Kashmir
This week marks a bleak anniversary for those from the former princely state. But there’s a new corrective to the Tory pro-India tilt.
On a range of issues from trade to defence, Yoshihide Suga knows that he has inherited a valuable partnership. Now is the time to build on it.
As we depart the EU, a new commitment to this older body would demonstrate our continuing commitment to our friends on the continent.
Iain Dale: Good luck to Robbie Gibb’s prospective challenger to the BBC and Sky. And to News UK if it has a go, too.
Plus: Russia’s opposition leader was poisoned, so now slap Magnitsky sanctions on Putin. And: Phil Collins’ ungracious departure.
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.
Benedict Rogers: It’s time for Raab to bring Magnitsky sanctions to bear on those oppressing Hong Kong
The Foreign Secretary helped to author this important legislation. If Britain is to continue to take a robust stance against Beijing, he must now use it,
We could give in to the leftist, isolationist Little England vision of a reclusive UK. Alternatively, we could make Global Britain a reality.
Britain, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand: an alliance of modern, diverse, liberal, English-speaking democracies united by common cause.
James Gurd: So often, views of the Middle East are out of date.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.
Ryan Henson and Katherine Mulhern: We must maintain Britain’s reputation as an international development superpower
Overseas aid is not just compassionate, but directly tackles the root causes of problems such as extremism and migration which impact us at home.
Rob Sutton: Dame Barbara Woodward – An appointee who can test the limits of British influence at the UN
She has the skill, experience and support to be a key voice as we seek a renewed national identity amidst a decaying rules-based international order.