Putin’s Russia is closer to home – remember the Salisbury attack – and Islamist extremism is already here.
Posts Tagged: United Nations
The Government can help to ensure that one of the faith’s leading authorities publicly stresses the rights of religious minorities and women.
Earth has been a very giving, even forgiving planet, and we must allow nature to ensure our survival for future generations.
Profile: The Foreign Office, damaged by the retreat from Kabul, but free at last of Blairite illusions
Sir Anthony Eden offers the great modern warning: an expert who lacked the mental robustness to cope at the highest level.
After COP26, Sharma could be out of a job, and the impetus generated by hosting the UN climate change conference could be lost.
America 1) Bim Afolami: Yes, the United States is withdrawing from its role abroad. So we need to reinvigorate our alliances.
We need to rethink our foreign policy not in the world we would like, but in the world we actually live in.
It increasingly seems to have moved away from a strategy to a phrase wheeled out whenever someone wants to justify a policy or idea they’ve had.
We should take pride in seven decades of refugee protection, and it is a principle we must uphold in the future too.
Britain has a moral responsibility to do something in Libya, having played a key role in creating the dangerous vacuum that is swallowing the country today.
The signs are beginning to emerge that the Biden presidency is taking the Wuhan theory seriously.
Tracey Follows: Vaccine passports just the start of a digital identity revolution. Here’s what you need to know.
The truth is that all nations are becoming digital nations, and their digital citizens will require access to digital services.
James Sunderland: The Integrated Review. To project power in the world, we musn’t skimp on support arms and force protection
And if that projection is to be effective, we will need to invest in our operating bases – and not just at traditional sites.
Erin O’Toole, Leader of the Official Opposition of Canada, championed the idea during his bid to run the Conservative Party of Canada.
It will need to make hard choices and to show evidence of a clarity and long-term vision that, to date, have been rather notable by their absence.
Daniel Hannan: The China genocide amendment. Trade sanctions punish the innocent – and make fortunes for oppressive regimes
Though micro-measures aimed at those responsible might work: travel bans, asset seizures, arrest warrants.