She cited the attack in Salisbury: “We cannot allow the use of chemical weapons to become normalised….in Syria, on the streets of the UK…
Posts Tagged: United Nations
The atrocity demands a response, but will the President favour international diplomacy or military action?
Public opinion would back missile strikes against Assad, and arming a credible opposition, were there to be one. But not more western boots on the ground.
On corruption, fragility, innovation, human capital, creditworthiness, GDP per head – all the measures that count for most – the country is, to put it politely, not in a great place.
Alex Morton: It’s time to turn the Department for International Development into a Department for Humanitarian Relief
At a time when austerity continues, we need to be explain that we are not wasting taxpayers’ money on a grand delusion that we can create prosperity.
“Those who threaten our security would like nothing more than to see us fractured.” May’s security speech in Munich speech. Full text.
“If the priority becomes avoiding new cooperation with a country outside the EU, then this will have damaging real world consequences for the security of all our people.”
As a permanent member of the Security Council and close ally to all members of the Coalition, it is in a perfect position to do so.
Michael Bates: During this Christmas season, it’s time to stand up for religious freedom – and that of those who don’t believe at all
The number and proportion of conflicts around the world with a religious dimension is increasing. In 2001, 44 per cent; in 2013, 60 per cent.
The British Indian Ocean Territory is clearly a reminder to too many member nations of our lingering colonial legacy.
Michael Howard: Low-carbon wind is set to power Brexit Britain. The work that Thatcher, Major and I undertook is paying off.
What I saw when I attended the United Nations climate change summit recenty, 25 years on from when I went with Sir John to the Earth Summit
Rebecca Lowe Coulson: MPs shouldn’t inject political bias into the university syllabus – but neither should academics
There is a legitimate question to be asked about whether UK universities have been fulfilling their duty to provide a model of reasoned discourse on Brexit.
The deal won’t stop Iran’s nuclear programme for good, but it is still better than alternative, military means of non-proliferation.
De-certification of nuclear agreement could lead world leaders to conclude that such deals with the United States are not worth the candle.
Supporters of a new pro-free trade think-tank will be told that Tories are all behind them in principle. But…
A president who is quick to attack friends and allies needs to bring other world leaders into his coalition.