Even Monday’s one-off attack will add 20 cents to petrol prices. In the US, that will cost families an extra $18 a month at the petrol pump.
Posts Tagged: Iran
He could soon preside over a full-scale proxy war, or else do the Nixon-to-China routine with Rouhani. There is simply no way of knowing.
Ben Roback: A lesson from Bolton’s departure. With this President, it’s personality, not policy, that counts – his own.
Trump is now on his fourth National Security Adviser. By the time the election comes, expect him to be on his fifth or sixth.
As well as a response to the immediate crisis, we need to start planning ahead properly and routinely.
Johnson will want no distractions from Brexit this summer, but history suggests that he may get one – in the Straits of Hormuz.
WATCH: “This is a major failure and the government has to answer this charge very quickly indeed”. Duncan Smith on Iran.
He wants to know why the Government did not take more steps to safeguard British shipping, including an apparent offer of US support.
The defence minister talks to Sophy Ridge about the mounting confrontation with Iran in the Strait of Hormuz.
That newspapers may technically be open to proceedings over the Darroch cables highlights weaknesses in our legislation.
John Jenkins: Too many excuses are made for Iran – especially by the EU. We must get real, stand with America, and take decisive action.
I’m glad to see we’ve now had the guts to stop a tanker we believe is smuggling Iranian oil in defiance of sanctions on Syria.
The Opposition leader had pressed the Prime Minister over the UK’s relationship with Saudi Arabia.
It’s right to protest against the UK rolling out the red carpet for Saudi Arabia. But don’t then invite Houthis to Parliament.
One Labour MP appears to be performing a dedicated Jeremy Corbyn tribute act by mimicking his foreign policy double standards.
The United States’ weakened capabilities and frayed alliances both play in Tehran’s favour at a crucial and sensitive time.
He is one of the few middle-ranking Ministers who, while others were fleeing for the hills, girded himself up – and went out to fight for May’s Brexit deal.
Hamas, Hezbollah, the IRA, Assad, Maduro, dodgy Czech ‘diplomats’, Iranian propagandists….the list goes on.
For many years, if you cut a Republican they bled free trade. No longer.