Disputes have focused on questions arising from his plight – parental, ethical, legal. But it may be useful to widen the angle of the lens.
Britain would be powerless to deter Russian aggression, because he doesn’t see upholding peace and security in Europe – let alone the world – to be part of his job.
To listen to some commentators a few weeks ago, you’d have thought it was only EU membership – not shared interests and values – that brings allies together.
Even in an age of austerity, government has plenty of power and assets, which it could on a small-scale, experimental basis transfer to the control of community groups.
It’s time for us to acknowledge that it is a response to our own failures – and to listen to voters who are opting for it.
The “extraordinary international response by our allies” amounts to “the largest collective expulsion of Russian intelligence officers ever”, Johnson says.
Both leading EU states and the US are following the Prime Minister’s lead on Russia.
Yes, the negotiation may break down. But some of the playing to the gallery has a ritual element about it, not unlike the staged theatrics of all-in wrestling.
Some specialist hospitals have made stellar consultant appointments from abroad. However, many doctors relocating here are economic migrants.
The Law and Justice Party has sought to foment a poisonous dynamic which could do great harm to relations with Poland’s Jews.
Let’s remind ourselves of a few occasions where the letter of the law has been lacking the odd dot or crossed T.
Doing so would be an opportunity for us to learn – Ukrainian forces have valuable experience of state-to-state conflict, and of Russian weaponry we have never faced.
Law and Justice’s agenda is being wildly misunderstood – or misrepresented – by its critics and enjoys the strong support of the voters.
The EU bureaucracy, with its supranational claims, is a godsend to him. But he is more pragmatic than he looks. He does not want a Hungary without allies.
The brutal reality is that Britain needs the country the President governs – and so by extension needs him too.