The alternatives were worse – and her record in overseeing the Bundeswehr suggests that the misguided project would be doomed on her watch.
The UK – US relationship will roll on, despite his insults to our Ambassdor. To suggest otherwise is leadership election positioning, not real politics.
It must necessarily have a worldview. The question is whether or not this has caught up with the Brexit vote.
What he detests is less liberalism than democracy, and the obstacle it poses to Russian foreign policy objectives.
The Prime Minister hailed the transatlantic alliance in her statement alongside Trump.
In the week leading up to June 6, it’s worth remembering how division and disagreement were overcome.
The UK will then, by negligence, have contributed to a catastrophic defence rift between the continents of Europe and North America.
At the root of concerns seems to be a fear about what might happen, rather than what the Withdrawal Agreement actually says.
“Because you have the right to have a Defense Secretary whose views are better aligned with yours…I believe it is right for me to step down from my position.”
Perhaps the Prime Minister will secure Parliament’s approval. But if she does not, the Conservative Party must choose a direction quickly.
At present, with the public support of their UK allies, there are few consequences for the Saudi-Emirati-led Coalition when they bomb children.
A new book, White Flag?, tries to sound the alarm. Will anyone listen?
” If you turn the EU club into a prison, the desire to get out won’t diminish it will grow…and we won’t be the only prisoner that will want to escape.”
Plus: Labour anti-semitism, May’s African dancing. Will Mordaunt speak to the conference? And: will Russia take on NATO?
The words “Chequers” and “Canada” don’t pass his lips, but he’s careful not to die in a ditch for the former or to rule out the latter.