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Posts Tagged: Saudi Arabia
There is further to go – but we can be proud of what the Foreign Secretary has already delivered.
The Saudi financing of Newcastle United is a national disgrace. It’s time we took it seriously.
The idea that we should not seek the closest commercial relationship with the United States is unconscionable.
Michael Fabricant: Never mind the WHO – the UN is unfit for purpose. Why we may have to look for a successor.
The simple fact is that, despite its lofty goals, it repeatedly fails to live up to the values and standards it was set up to defend.
The economy and the virus. Tear up the rulebook – we need Big State Government on a scale unknown in modern times.
The implications of the crisis are such that Johnson and Sunak need not so much to think outside the box as to trample it to tatters altogether.
Iran, accustomed to artful brinksmanship and operational deniability, and equipped with an experienced cyber army, may take its revenge online.
We are well-placed to aid in de-escalating the crisis, and ultimately securing a diplomatic solution.
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?
Even Monday’s one-off attack will add 20 cents to petrol prices. In the US, that will cost families an extra $18 a month at the petrol pump.
He could soon preside over a full-scale proxy war, or else do the Nixon-to-China routine with Rouhani. There is simply no way of knowing.
As well as a response to the immediate crisis, we need to start planning ahead properly and routinely.
John Jenkins: Too many excuses are made for Iran – especially by the EU. We must get real, stand with America, and take decisive action.
I’m glad to see we’ve now had the guts to stop a tanker we believe is smuggling Iranian oil in defiance of sanctions on Syria.
The Opposition leader had pressed the Prime Minister over the UK’s relationship with Saudi Arabia.
In a low blow, the Scottish Nationalists pretend to back Hunt.