“If the priority becomes avoiding new cooperation with a country outside the EU, then this will have damaging real world consequences for the security of all our people.”
A new, diplomatically-phrased but still damning enquiry by the Foreign Affairs Committee throws light on the Government’s failures.
The brutal reality is that Britain needs the country the President governs – and so by extension needs him too.
His opponents have not been lax about emphasising his previous support for the regime immiserating Venezuela, but it hasn’t cut through with British voters.
It won’t be easy but regional powers can make it happen if they make the right choices.
The lessons I have learned: the future of the world, and of our country, is bright. And always take care when getting out of Black Hawk helicopters.
De-certification of nuclear agreement could lead world leaders to conclude that such deals with the United States are not worth the candle.
Iraq may be a voluntary union in theory, but in practice it is sectarian, over-centralised, and coercive.
The Kurds’ desire for greater autonomy is understandable, but this is not the time to propose independence.
We can be proud of the military campaigns in Iraq and Syria. There remains much to do and we will stay the course.
A dogmatic, utopian insistence on imposing the American model wholesale often runs contrary to establishing stability, growth, and the rule of law.
Unless we know our role in the world, we cannot have a strategy. And without a strategy, we cannot suitably design our armed forces.
Values give real power to people – not symbols. Of all the issues that we face, is this truly one that our Prime Minister should be focusing on?
I can’t find a single example of this policy successfully moderating such an organisation, but plenty of it distorting Western policy.
Some of the criticisms of Sir Martin Moore-Bick have gone much too far, and seem to be attempts to make political points in the wake of a terrible tragedy.