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.
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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.
The Conservative Human Rights Commission has reported, and a UN investigation by a special rapporteur is required.
It stipulates that a framework for our relationship with the EU – which must inevitably be positive – be finalised before negotiations on a detailed agreement begin.
His failure to act against Assad helped to persuade young Sunni Muslims that he is against them.
Power is at the root of the problem.
Brooks Newmark: Until a no-fly zone is enforced in Syria, the bloody slaughter of innocents will stretch on and on
During the past five years, Assad – aided and abetted by Putin – has been responsible for over 95 per cent of the almost 400,000 civilian deaths.
Aid reform based on ‘efficiency’ is a smokescreen. So a different narrative and approach is needed.
A CSJ report makes 40 practical recommendations to help tackle this scourge in every country in Europe.