A lot can be done through NATO structures like the Northern Group that brings together its members and partner countries.
European defence budgets only go so far, and ultimately we need the Anglo-American link.
Biden wants to act quickly and boldly while his party has unified control of Congress, knowing full well that could change next year.
Home to some of the fastest-growing economies of the 21st century, it has never been more urgent to build new trading relationships there.
After a decade of political upheaval, the country is ready for a decade of renewal. It is about time that we followed the example of FDR’s New Deal.
As a general set of principles for the UK global aims, we would do well to turn for inspiration and leadership to Churchill and Roosevelt’s Atlantic Charter.
In that sense, his speech could easily have been given by a much more fitting figure for the Ditchley Foundation: Tony Blair.
The big picture is that Johnson is dashing for growth. We devoutly hope it works but the precedents aren’t promising.
He “gave people hope” and “discovered how to bypass a predominantly hostile press and speak directly to the people”. Remind you of anyone?
The President belittles the state governors, whose role in tackling the virus is important, instead of making common cause with them.
Last night’s policy announcement live on Facebook was a first experiment in new ways for the Government to communicate its message.
It is hard to see a Democrat who opposes the legislation courting the Left of the party and winning the Presidential nomination.
Opposing this proposal serves only to help those who wish to undermine our desire to respect the referendum result. It is only by being united that we can fight them off.
“Let us renew the relationship that can lead the world towards the promise of freedom and prosperity marked out by those ordinary citizens 240 years ago.”
The OBR’s assessment is “consistent with a range of possible outcomes that we can keep under review in future forecasts”. In other words, it’s sorry – but it hasn’t a clue.