The deal won’t stop Iran’s nuclear programme for good, but it is still better than alternative, military means of non-proliferation.
Posts Tagged: United Nations
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.
Fiona Hodgson: While the election rages on, we have chance this month to reduce starvation and hunger worldwide
40 million people are currently in urgent need of food assistance. The G7 summit at the end of May has an opportunity to act.
David Alton: The clique which rules North Korea should be tried in absentia for crimes against humanity
Their atrocities are without parallel in the modern world.
The bottom line is that America cannot simply sit back, and wait for North Korea to become a direct threat.
They will be asking themselves if they want to sign a blank cheque for an American President whose foreign policy is so impulsive and apparently ill thought through.
Her speech yesterday sought to turn a weakness into a strength- by projecting Britain as a globally-engaged, progressive, aid-friendly country.
They have the capacity to make a larger contribution to Europe’s defence. They should do so.
Mark Menzies: Banning arms sales to Saudi Arabia would harm Britain and the Middle East – including Yemen
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is not some sort of rogue state but a key ally of the UK. And if we don’t sell to them, our competitors will.
“NATO – the cornerstone of the West’s defence”. The Prime Minister’s speech to the Republican Party Congress: full text
“Let us renew the relationship that can lead the world towards the promise of freedom and prosperity marked out by those ordinary citizens 240 years ago.”
May warns Davos of globalisation’s downside – and “the cult of individualism”. Her speech: full text
“We need to recognise the way in which a more global and individualistic world can sometimes loosen the ties that bind our society together.”
Both the organisation and its critics have a mutual interest in suggesting otherwise.
Yes, we should not intervene in a country without a plan. But we must also say that we will limit the powers and abilities of those who do unspeakable evil.