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Posts Tagged: Turkey
The Chancellor suggested that thoughtful politicians incline to one. But the more thoughtful one is about it, the more problematic it looks.
Quality stonewalling from the Defence Secretary on Marr as he treads a middle way between the Foreign Secretary’s view and Downing Street’s reproof.
Such temporary arrangements are complex, time-consuming and have a nasty habit of becoming permanent.
We risk losing Ankara to Russian influence if we don’t show Erdogan more understanding.
Like Putin, he rules as unconstitutional monarch. Unlike Putin, his state is a member of NATO.
Owen Paterson: It’s time for the Government to face up to the grim truth. The NHS simply isn’t fit for purpose.
My think-tank’s new report finds that there are over 46,000 unnecessary deaths each and every year in the UK.
Plus: Ken Loach’s new film. Whatever the political motivation behind it, it did have several valid messages – and one is how the state can dehumanise people.
If we want to control our laws, our economy and our trade agreements, we cannot stay in either arrangement.
The instinct of our readers is that the justification of development spending is not that it will have benefits for Britain, but that it is good in itself.
His failure to act against Assad helped to persuade young Sunni Muslims that he is against them.
“I see here a huge chain of actions and support by the UK to try to remedy the Syrian crisis.”
David Campbell Bannerman: Don’t tow HMS Illustrious to Turkey for scrap. Make her a Falklands memorial instead.
Just 0.5 per cent of the net Brexit savings of £10 billion annually could be allocated to a new National Memorial Ship Fund.
Plus: I kick-start the Middle East Peace Process (or try to). Why Turkey is a semi-fascist state. I will interview Davis. And: Khan should upgrade, and travel Club Class.
The starting point for our negotiations should be to retain full access to – but not membership of – the Single Market, while also taking full control of our borders.