Plus: What Johnson was supposed to do about Iran from Number Ten that he couldn’t do from Mustique is mysterious. I imagine that it has phones and the internet.
Posts Tagged: Qasem Solemaini
“I think most reasonable people would accept that the United States has the right to protect its bases and its personnel,” declares Johnson.
Daniel Hannan: Revolutionary Iran is a threat to our national security – not just regional stability. It must be confronted and defeated.
During the years when the West sought to draw Iran back into the comity of nations, the ayatollahs backed terrorist bombs, cyberattacks, and drone shootings.
We need strategic clarity. What poses the greater danger to Britain – Iranian aggression abroad or Sunni extremism here?
Johnson, Macron and Merkel don’t agree on everything, but they share a common concern about ISIS now being allowed the space to revive.
It isn’t obvious that his foreign policy has been less effective than George W.Bush’s activism or Obama’s passivity. But what’s his aim here?
Tom Tugendhat: More war, terror, and conflict? Perhaps. But here’s why Solemani’s death opens the prospect of a better future
The policy embodied in one man can end. That requires choices not only by the Iranian dictatorship, but others in the region too. This is a chance to change direction.
Gary Kent: Two cheers for this report – which highlights the plight of the Kurds. While we turn a blind eye.
A new, diplomatically-phrased but still damning enquiry by the Foreign Affairs Committee throws light on the Government’s failures.