We need to control long-term immigration but also make it easier for entrepreneurs to visit the UK so that they can invest in and work with British companies.
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?
The Coalition for Genocide Response urges politicians to ensure the UK fulfils its duty to prevent atrocities, protect victims, and bring perpetrators to justice.
Had he been on the Left, he would have been regarded as one of our towering public intellectuals. But he committed the ultimate sin: he was a Thatcherite.
“Sometimes you gotta let them fight, like two kids in a [parking] lot and then you pull them apart,” he said.
“Does he know of any policy decision by any ally which has so undermined our security partnership and empowered our enemies?” “No…”
The UK’s role is limited, as we will not and cannot put our own people into this theatre – but we must do what we can.
Turkey appears to assume that their opponents will flee. But if they’ve nowhere to go, they’ll have no alternative but to fight.
If ministers don’t act soon, jihadis could end up escaping camps in the region and returning to active operations either in the Middle East or further afield.
While trade deals have taken on an important political and symbolic value, their benefits are typically smaller and slower to materialise than many realise.
Turkey’s strongman is far from all-powerful, and he is risking an almighty backlash.
Some will ask “Trump versus China: where does the UK stand?” The answer will be: “Ask Brussels – as the UK isn’t allowed to have a trade policy of its own”.
The killing gives Turkey’s autocrat the opportunity to make common cause with the Saudi prince’s enemies.
The question now is now whether this further response to Russian activity is needed. Opinion is certainly beginning to move in this direction.
The disease affecting Labour about Jews is now affecting the Conservatives about Muslims.