The brutal reality is that Britain needs the country the President governs – and so by extension needs him too.
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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.
We should accept no excuses, nor indulge in any illusions – we are facing a barbaric, medieval death cult.
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.
Bruce Newsome: Law enforcement, not community engagement, is the way to stop extremists becoming terrorists
Instead of seeking yet more powers, the Government should use those already at its disposal to nip extremism in the bud.
The Kurds have proved to be staunch allies against Daesh, and their forthcoming referendum will help them protect both themselves and us.
Recently, May said “Enough is enough”. Yesterday, terrorist flags were brandished in London. She lacks credibility.
The Prime Minister cannot expect to be taken seriously if she lets supporters of Hezbollah openly boss London’s streets.
The savage attacks we have witnessed must drive us to work more closely with our regional allies.