The opposition has already demonstrated their courage and fortitude. By all indications, for Europe’s last dictatorship, change is finally coming.
Posts Tagged: Ukraine
Roderick Crawford: We have interests in the rest of Europe, but must be free to run our own foreign policy
Given the EU’s risk levels, its lack of investment in NATO and its poor relations with its neighbours, it is hardly an attractive partner; more of a liability.
Charlotte Leslie: A defining test looms abroad for post-Brexit Britain. Will we act if Netanyahu annexes part of the West Bank?
Or will Britain trade in its global reputation for lawfulness in exchange for keeping Trump sweet for trade?
They have spent their lives attacking the people who risk their lives trying to protect us from evil and dangerous people. And they lie as they try to cover their tracks.
Is the Treasury up for funding and voters up for supporting the ideas he sketched out ealier this week?
A new book, White Flag?, tries to sound the alarm. Will anyone listen?
The Defence Secretary outlined a programme of national self-assertion from Ukraine to the South China Sea.
The question now is now whether this further response to Russian activity is needed. Opinion is certainly beginning to move in this direction.
Daniel Hamilton: Ten years on from Putin’s invasion of Georgia, the West must learn the lesson of its failure
The 2008 war was an illustration of the serious threat the Kremlin posed. It went unheeded, and so Russia has repeated the trick.
Martin Howe: Misunderstandings, spin – or worse. Correcting errors arising from Downing Street briefings on the Brexit White Paper.
It’s important that Party members have a correct understanding.
A Brexit in the hand is worth two in the bush. None the less, the Commons will have to vote her proposals down, if the EU banks them but offers no proper deal in return.
Henry Newman: Yes, we have proposed a voluntary managed alignment in goods. But direct ECJ jurisdiction must end.
Either a new dispute resolution mechanism will be required, or the UK could dock into part of the EFTA court to resolve disputes over goods.
Those who run Russia believe themselves to be in a ‘political war’ with the West. We need to treat the Kremlin as a threat rather than an irritant.
I will be publishing more details in my forthcoming book, which explores the state of the British Armed Forces.
The “extraordinary international response by our allies” amounts to “the largest collective expulsion of Russian intelligence officers ever”, Johnson says.