Plus: No, the Trump-Kim Jong Un summit wasn’t altogether a failure. And: Costa should get his old job back.
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The 2020 race, then, looks wide open and depends on two things outside the President’s direct control.
Len McCluskey’s opposition to a second referendum is explicit, Seamus Milne’s Euroscepticism is unshakeable, and so on. The People’s Voters need Labour’s whipping power, but they won’t get it.
Henry Newman: A Brexit deal isn’t certain, but it’s within reach – and it could still make it through Parliament
The process is hard and risky, but it still seems unlikely that the Labour Party would really torpedo an agreement in the last resort.
Benedict Rogers: Hunt has made a strong start in placing values at the heart of British foreign policy
From Hong Kong to Yemen to Burma the Foreign Secretary is making positive steps. There is still more to do, however.
Our columnist goes behind the scenes in the White House, as fly on the wall of the Oval Office.
WATCH: Jong-Un’s face – as Trump tells photographers that both men want to look “nice and handsome and thin”
“Very nice…getting a good picture, everybody?…thank you,” the American President concludes.
A few small steps for both men, a giant leap for nuclear disarmament and international engagement?
The United States’ traditional allies are wondering if the President’s erratic and aggressive behaviour is a ploy or his true nature.
The President is often taken literally but not seriously, whereas he should be taken seriously but not literally.
They meet in no man’s land. The two countries are still technically at war. It is the most surprising political meeting of modern times.
We need America. So we need its President – whether we like him or not. May must not let Macron walk off with Europe’s defence and security leadership.
Public opinion would back missile strikes against Assad, and arming a credible opposition, were there to be one. But not more western boots on the ground.
Lord Ashcroft: “We didn’t elect him to be a saint, we elected him to be a leader.” My latest American focus groups.
We found that those who had voted enthusiastically for Trump were still on board, and were prepared to overlook his private conduct, however regrettable they found it.
We are so preoccupied with Brexit and Putin that we may have missed the significance of the President’s latest sacking-and-replacement.