Britons can be very proud that he quickly answered the calls of the Kurds at the moment of their righteous rebellion and intense suffering.
The impulse of Brexit is to prove Britain’s openness by striking out, but this tilt increases our security dependence on Europe.
We cannot waste the opportunity that our Government’s high-speed rail investment plans presents.
Maintaining the current diplomatic relations would be a devastating mistake – potentially with fatal consequences.
The prominence of Russians in the UK means that the UK can play an outside role in making the migraine even worse.
The region has been conspicuously absent from our foreign policy discourse, largely attributable to mistrust on intervention caused by the Iraq war.
The UN genocide system is broken and needs a shot in the arm from a country willing to stand and be counted.
It is shameful that Britain has never acknowledged the Turkish genocide of more than a million Armenians just over a century ago.
All eyes will be on Emmanuel Macron this week, since France has been most prepared to play hardball.
The EU is caught between making more effective decisions and compromising its smaller members’ interests.
Tensions have been building for the best part of a year, serious skirmishes broke out in June – and America is nowhere to be seen.
From working with Lithuania to enable gas pipelines, to relaxing visas for Belarusians, there’s much we can do to put pressure on Lukashenko’s regime.
Look, too, at the track record of EU Member States. In 2020, Germany’s highest court ruled on subordinating EU law to German law. The EU took no action.
Narrow victories and a poor response to the Covid-19 crisis almost certainly indicate it’s time for Turkey’s leader to bow out.
From looking at a selection of other destinations, it’s clear that England is one of the last to enforce coverings in shops.