The signs are beginning to emerge that the Biden presidency is taking the Wuhan theory seriously.
Posts Tagged: United Nations
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.
Philip Mitchell and Chris Goddard: 2020 was a reality check on China. Trade offers opportunities for the UK to assert its values.
It allows for criticism and negotiation provided the West stands together to call out abuses.
Nus Ghani: China and genocide. Our new proposal answers Ministers’ objections. So they should support it.
So the only question that remains, given this new compromise plan, is: what’s the Government’s objection now?
Benedict Rogers: It seems plausible that this brazen assault on democracy in Myanmar is driven by one man’s ambition
He’s General Min Aung Hlaing, the army’s Commander-in-Chief. Now is the time for sanctions that target the military.
Tonight, a major new report will be launched by the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission, which sheds a light on Xi Jinping’s brutal regime.
Now more than ever, a coherent, holistic strategy is required that will unite and enhance our capabilities to advance Britain’s position in the world.
Benedict Rogers: Amendments to the Government’s Trade Bill can help Britain stand up to genocidal regimes
Under new proposals, bilateral trade deals with genocidal states would be revoked or prohibited.
Stephen Booth: Brexit-related concerns about a Biden presidency are overblown. The reality is more nuanced.
From wanting to tackle climate change, to striving for greater security cooperation, the PM and US president share many of the same goals.
Damian Green: We have a chance to show the world what Conservative environmental leadership looks like
For too long, combating climate change has been characterised as a left-wing cause. But it is a battle that cannot be won without the Right.
Tobias Ellwood: The Government has helped to let Iran, a rogue state, off the leash. It’s time to rein it back in.
We should have supported an extension to the conventional arms embargo at the United Nations in August – and must back sanctions.