Since the strike on Syria, Bannon’s influence is waning while Kushner’s waxes.
Posts Tagged: Syria
The Government seems to get the message, but Conservative MPs should be vigilant. An Islamist government in Damascus would be in neither Syria’s interest nor ours.
Obama’s desperate and impotent decision to abandon the Middle East to the Russians is being overturned. Not before time.
The halcyon days of Charles Kennedy’s leadership offer a clear temptation to revert to the party’s old opportunist ways. Will their new, more governmental habits stick?
The bottom line is that America cannot simply sit back, and wait for North Korea to become a direct threat.
Nicky Morgan: I’ve voted for military action in Syria before – and am ready to do so again if necessary
A consequence of Brexit is a danger that the UK ends up having less influence on EU member states over such responses – or sanctions against Russia.
She contends that a “negotiated political solution” is essential, and that “Russia has an important role to play here, as well”.
She tells Andrew Marr that the international community needs to ensure Syria’s chemical weapons are “got rid of”.
They will be asking themselves if they want to sign a blank cheque for an American President whose foreign policy is so impulsive and apparently ill thought through.
Protectionism and isolationism don’t allow the President to cut a grand figure on the world stage. Could he ever really have stood for that?
Let’s hope that Trump’s missile strikes on the Assad regime work. But May and her government must be a force for restraint if they don’t.
The then-President claimed the use of chemical weapons would ‘change his calculus’. Yet when the regime tested the West, we let it pass.
Andrew Mitchell: Lippy, serious, funny – and right about women. Meet my Labour neighbour, Jess Phillips.
Her book is full of laugh-out-loud moments. And it has important points to make about violence, trolling and discrimination.
It must be a target for expanded sanctions.
The Shadow Cabinet remains silent on this inconvenient truth.