Yes, Livingstone named him 12 times when interviewed by me this week. Plus: Saudi Arabia uncovered, Michael Howard unmuzzled. And: In memory of Helen Szamuely.
We must not allow Brexit to force us to make lucrative deals with repressive autocracies, even as they commit human rights violations and possible war crimes.
A rare occasion on which the Prime Minister’s clothing is justifiably the centre of attention.
The couple should sally forth to convey the message that Britain is ready and eager to seize the opportunities presented by liberation from Brussels.
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is not some sort of rogue state but a key ally of the UK. And if we don’t sell to them, our competitors will.
Thank God for great European leaders, like Merkel, whose idiosyncratic approach to border control played such an understated role in last year’s Brexit vote.
Only by accepting that we all hold moral positions can we hope to generate a more conciliatory and less hostile political environment.
We have the worst of both worlds: our level of involvement is sufficient to prompt allegations of complicity, but insufficient to have a real impact on targeting decisions.
The driver of Syria’s civil war is a legacy of political, economic and cultural failure within the country itself and across much of the Middle East.
Quality stonewalling from the Defence Secretary on Marr as he treads a middle way between the Foreign Secretary’s view and Downing Street’s reproof.
Their falling-out is an open wound that risks infection.
If Trump’s election damages America’s work in this area, then the UK must increase its own efforts
A compromise solution would be to keep him in power but limit his powers.
The Saudis are one of this country’s largest arms export customers, but there are plenty of others who would step into the breach if we stopped selling.
Allowing Russia to become top dog in the Middle East has consequences for Europe – including Britain.