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.
Posts Tagged: United Nations
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.
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.