The deal won’t stop Iran’s nuclear programme for good, but it is still better than alternative, military means of non-proliferation.
Posts Tagged: Foreign Policy
The future leaders of the Left either don’t know their history, or prefer a made-up version of it.
The President himself hasn’t set out what he would like to happen next, and has provided no detailed plan for what would replace the current agreement.
If the Government is serious about having this country be a ‘moral leader’, it must be more transparent about dealings which may compromise our values.
Iraq may be a voluntary union in theory, but in practice it is sectarian, over-centralised, and coercive.
A president who is quick to attack friends and allies needs to bring other world leaders into his coalition.
The policy of preventing Pyongyang becoming a nuclear state has failed. We must now shift to protecting others from that new reality.
Since the UK has become a full member of Junker’s military plans, this plunges into doubt whether Brexit does indeed mean Brexit.
A dogmatic, utopian insistence on imposing the American model wholesale often runs contrary to establishing stability, growth, and the rule of law.
James Gray: Before yet another defence review, we must first answer the big question – what is Britain for?
Unless we know our role in the world, we cannot have a strategy. And without a strategy, we cannot suitably design our armed forces.
He was excoriated for ramping up tensions over North Korea rather than cooling them down. But his aggression seems, for the moment at least, to be paying off.
Iain Dale: I never thought I’d compare an American President to a North Korean dictator. But here I go.
Plus: UKIP goes nuts. And: Chapman’s tweets might lead you to believe that he’s taken some sort of personality-changing drug.
I can’t find a single example of this policy successfully moderating such an organisation, but plenty of it distorting Western policy.
Nadhim Zahawi: Meanwhile, as we fix our gaze on Kim Jong Un and Maduro, China makes veiled threats of war against India
This aggressiveness about disputed territories has become a feature of Chinese foreign policy.
We must never forget that the Opposition would ally us with any tyrant, terrorist or thug so long as they recite the requisite ideological verses.