The next elections are set for 2023 – and the opposition fancy their chances so much that they’re calling for them to be brought forward.
Posts Tagged: Turkey
Putin’s Russia is closer to home – remember the Salisbury attack – and Islamist extremism is already here.
Robert Halfon: 30 years ago, Major defied foreign policy orthodoxies, saved thousands of Kurdish lives – and set us an example
Britons can be very proud that he quickly answered the calls of the Kurds at the moment of their righteous rebellion and intense suffering.
Garvan Walshe: The Integrated Review’s tilt to Asia could leave us vulnerable closer to home – and Putin
The impulse of Brexit is to prove Britain’s openness by striking out, but this tilt increases our security dependence on Europe.
Paul Howell and Heather Wheeler: Full HS2 is critical to our election commitment to rebalance the economy
We cannot waste the opportunity that our Government’s high-speed rail investment plans presents.
Mattie Heaven: Iran’s government is a terrorist regime. British Ministers must face this truth – and act on it.
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.
Peter Oborne: The remarkable Baroness Cox – loathed by Azerbaijan, loved in Armenia. And back there as war rages.
It is shameful that Britain has never acknowledged the Turkish genocide of more than a million Armenians just over a century ago.
Stephen Booth: As the Brexit deadline nears, the UK stands strong on fishing rights, but Frost hints at movement on state aid
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.
Garvan Walshe: Strife in the Caucasus. How Armenia and Azerbaijan are pawns in a new great game between Russia and Turkey.
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.
Bill Cash: We would be within our rights to override the Withdrawal Agreement. And in any event, the EU itself is a law-breaker.
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.