This article was originally published on the anniversary of the former President’s election. We re-issue it today as news comes of his death.
Posts Tagged: Mikhail Gorbachev
Henry Newman: My take from Brussels this week. The EU side wants to ramp up the pressure – not wind down the talks.
There’s more than a hint in the air that they are happy to let the negotiation get sticky – and wait for capital to flee the UK and for investment to plummet.
Iain Dale: I never thought I’d compare an American President to a North Korean dictator. But here I go.
Plus: UKIP goes nuts. And: Chapman’s tweets might lead you to believe that he’s taken some sort of personality-changing drug.
“NATO – the cornerstone of the West’s defence”. The Prime Minister’s speech to the Republican Party Congress: full text
“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.”
He governed in the shadow of Reagan, and lost his re-election bid. But he achieved much at home, even more abroad – and makes Trump look like a moral dwarf.
MPs will betray Britain’s future if they force May to show her negotiating hand. Now her supporters must fight back.
The key point at stake is not what Parliament has a right to do, but what it is wise to do – in the wake of the most emphatic popular vote in modern history.