Its development reputation has been tarnished, and nobody is able to define quite what the UK’s foreign policy actually is.
Posts Tagged: Palestine
Galloway is furthering a dangerous communalism – by dragging conflicts overseas towards the centre of domestic political discourse.
David Gauke: Chesham and Amersham. Yes, a realignment is taking place in British politics. But it is likely to happen slowly.
Plus: Why Johnson will end lockdown in July, but is to blame for maintaining it. And: Labour. Seen as too anti-Semitic in some places… not enough in others.
Interview with Dominic Raab: The EU’s approach to the Northern Ireland Protocol is “pretty analogue in a digital age”
The Foreign Secretary contends that by forming an aspirational coalition the Conservatives can gain votes in the North without losing support in the South.
Ben Roback: Peace in the Middle East. Biden is caught between his party’s historic position and its new left.
The Democratic establishment back Israel. The party’s rising left does not. And its centre is wavering.
Robert Halfon: There is no moral equivalence between the Hamas terror group and the democratic state of Israel
Behind the former is the force that drives the current conflict: the not-so-hidden hand of Iran – and its exported violence.
Iain Dale: Until Labour stops telling voters they’re wrong, racist, or stupid, it will continue to decline
Plus: Preparation for interviews about Israel and Palestine – well, I don’t call it preparation: I call it avoiding making a tit of yourself.
The Government’s response to the proposed evictions in Sheikh Jarrah and the violence in the Al-Aqsa mosque show that it has been living a lie for years.
Profile: George Galloway, who “is going to vote for Beelzebub, I’m going to vote for a Scottish Tory”
This old-style socialist turns out to be much more of a small-c conservative than his many critics are willing to admit.
Almost two in five of our panel members think that our national interests are usually aligned. And one in four think they’re aligned – full stop.
James Gurd: So often, views of the Middle East are out of date. As this historic deal between Israel and the UEA shows.
Sunni Arab leaders now recognise that Iran’s aggression represents an existential threat to more than just the Jewish state.
The right to it must be championed even when – no: especially when – remarks are made that we find reprehensible.
Natasha Hausdorff: Ministers must set an international example and support Israel’s latest proposals
Plans to bring areas of the West Bank under civilian, rather than military, law should be welcomed as a step in the right direction.
Charlotte Leslie: A defining test looms abroad for post-Brexit Britain. Will we act if Netanyahu annexes part of the West Bank?
Or will Britain trade in its global reputation for lawfulness in exchange for keeping Trump sweet for trade?
Garvan Walshe: How will Netanyahu – the world’s greatest political escapologist – get out of this latest trap?
Trump’s Middle East peace plan has left the Prime Minister of Israel in severe diplomatic difficulties. But there may be a way out.