The deal won’t stop Iran’s nuclear programme for good, but it is still better than alternative, military means of non-proliferation.
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The President himself hasn’t set out what he would like to happen next, and has provided no detailed plan for what would replace the current agreement.
De-certification of nuclear agreement could lead world leaders to conclude that such deals with the United States are not worth the candle.
The policy of preventing Pyongyang becoming a nuclear state has failed. We must now shift to protecting others from that new reality.
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.
This is important not only because without arguments we are weak in the face of our adversaries, such as Corbyn, but also because we must keep checking that we’re right.
Often, the disagreements between the two old camps are less substantial than the disagreements erupting within each camp’s own tents.
Edward Frith: Corbyn promised us the moon. May pretended we weren’t there. No wonder young people backed Labour.
My generation are a generation who don’t watch TV and don’t read newspapers – but do watch YouTube and get their news from Facebook.
Corbyn isn’t some misguided but well-meaning old man, but a deeply committed socialist intent on crashing our economy.
“Labour is committed to actively pursue disarmament…and we are committed to no first use of nuclear weapons.”
Any military action against the country would be highly likely to create huge regional instability, economic disruption, as well as potential wider war and loss of life.
The bottom line is that America cannot simply sit back, and wait for North Korea to become a direct threat.
It will therefore be concluded that she did know when she spoke in a Commons debate on the matter last July.
He showed us how popular trends through the ages can be damagingly repetitive, self-fuelling and irrational.
In ordinary times, Labour’s situation in tonight’s vote would be a full-length catastrophe in its own right.