The Prime Minister faces a difficult afternoon – but will be aided by the unwillingess of Tory backbenchers to line up with Jeremy Corbyn.
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Daniel Hannan: Corbyn’s first instinct in a national crisis is to treat it as a way to attack the Tories – much to Putin’s satisfaction
Ask one question: In what conflict has Jeremy Corbyn ever been on Britain’s side? He always finds a way of blaming the world’s problems on the West.
Let’s remember that they bravely fought extremism for themselves, and to help keep our streets safe too. It’s reasonable to ask if Iraq is becoming a failed state.
The Crown Prince will need all of his skills to balance the demands of tribal court politics while driving social and economic modernisation.
After years of defence cuts and maybe more to come, we must ask whether the Armed Forces are properly equipped to keep Britain safe.
Polling suggests real concern among them about extremism. But one wouldn’t think so from the coverage of her appointment.
The brutal reality is that Britain needs the country the President governs – and so by extension needs him too.
As a permanent member of the Security Council and close ally to all members of the Coalition, it is in a perfect position to do so.
Daniel Kawczynski: After we escape the EU, we must help other countries to protect their sovereignty from Brussels
That means defending NATO from encroachment by an EU army, and supporting Central and Eastern European countries in staying out of the Euro.
It won’t be easy but regional powers can make it happen if they make the right choices.
And we will have one for Hammond, for what it’s worth, if the armed forces are refused further cash that they need.
Williamson must ensure that our Armed Forces have enough troops, that the MoD gets them the equipment they need, and help drive reform in NATO.
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.