The fantasy that the Kremlin is more sinned against than sinning was once the preserve of Corbyn’s hard left. We should stop the rot.
Posts Tagged: Syria
Robert Goodwill: We do not want to incentivise perilous journeys to Europe, and play into the hands of the traffickers.
I’m tired of being lectured by Labour politicians. When they were in government, around 800 refugees were resettled each year. We are doing five times that.
Those directing their moral outrage at Amber Rudd have the wrong target.
Cooper’s anger over unaccompanied child refugees should be targeted at Paris, Rome and Athens, not the Home Office
If we prioritise rescuing children from the incompetence of EU governments, that means children can be rescued from the slaughter of the Middle East.
Nadhim Zahawi: I found myself banned from Trump’s America. But I want his state visit to go ahead – and to tell him why he’s mistaken.
I fear that the President has poured fuel on the fire of extremism; and created enemies, rather than winning friends.
“German intelligence has warned that the Kremlin seeks to influence this year’s elections.” Fallon’s speech on Russia: full text
“We hope that it abides by the Minsk agreements, curbs the reckless military activity, and ditches the misinformation.”
Iain Dale: “Um…I…er…it depends on the context.” The stinking hypocrisy of the new LibDem MP over Turkey.
Plus: Trump’s tactics, Labour’s splits, and LibDem divisions.
Graeme Archer: Murdered gays. Banned Jews. But stick to those anti-Trump protests, comrade – and avert your eyes.
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.
We can build a Britain that is fair on immigration, trades globally and is outward-looking – underpinned by great values of equality, fairness and freedom.
“NATO – the cornerstone of the West’s defence”. The Prime Minister’s speech to the Republican Party Congress: full text
“Let us renew the relationship that can lead the world towards the promise of freedom and prosperity marked out by those ordinary citizens 240 years ago.”
The recently departed Prime Minister is re-emerging – and working on his memoirs. He will want to project his greatest achievement: public service reform.
Nigel Evans: I support the Government’s aid target. But we risk it being abandoned unless spending is reformed.
Unless we sort out the problems right now, then I fear it is a battle I will lose.
This morning, around 4,500 British servicemen and women will be serving our country across the globe. They are taking part in 25 operations in almost 30 countries.
Only by accepting that we all hold moral positions can we hope to generate a more conciliatory and less hostile political environment.
Plus: A telling speech by George Osborne, the pleasing election of Philip Davies. Reading the Morning Star, just for a laugh. And: Andy Carroll walks on water.