One of the major question marks against Brexit was whether it would see the UK lose its influence over global affairs. This alliance suggests no.
Posts Tagged: United States
Jon Moynihan and Christopher Howarth: Now Truss should deploy Britain’s Brexit dividend – all the way from aid to trade
Anti-corruption and cementing new treaties should take precedence over softer fashionable favourites.
Olivier Guitta: Biden’s decision to snub France will weaken, not embolden, the U.S. in its dealings with China
The AUKUS alliance will merely push away France, which has been one of the most sanguine countries to oppose China’s influence.
Putin’s Russia is closer to home – remember the Salisbury attack – and Islamist extremism is already here.
Profile: The Foreign Office, damaged by the retreat from Kabul, but free at last of Blairite illusions
Sir Anthony Eden offers the great modern warning: an expert who lacked the mental robustness to cope at the highest level.
The conflict in Afghanistan isn’t just about ideas, and can’t be insulated from its geographic environment.
David Lidington: There’s no alternative to our American alliance. But we also need a new strategic relationship with our European allies.
A lot can be done through NATO structures like the Northern Group that brings together its members and partner countries.
‘Sleepy Joe’ has sleep-walked the United States into its biggest foreign policy debacle for a generation.
Mark Francois: Tempting though it may be to stage one, Johnson should avoid a Love Actually moment with Biden
European defence budgets only go so far, and ultimately we need the Anglo-American link.
America 2) Michael Fabricant: No, the United States isn’t withdrawing from its role abroad. We’ve been here before and it will be back.
The current social conflicts in the US are actually a strength, a sign of a society that is constantly striving to better itself.
Michael Nazir-Ali: After the betrayal of democracy in Afghanistan, will other countries in the region ever trust the West again?
Sensing blood, the vultures are circling: ISIS is active already, and not only in the remoter parts of country.
Liam Fox: Why we took action in Afghanistan, the implications of this defeat – and what we should do next
We must make sure that the Taliban understand that we will respond with military means to any increased security threat against our citizens
If we couldn’t build a self-sustaining new society in two decades, it may be we could never have done it.
Ryan Bourne: Furlough may have averted mass layoffs. But the Government’s next challenge is the reallocation economy.
Covid-19 is likely to have lasting effects on our preferences, where and how we want to work, and where we are able to travel.
Reading and reflection really helps me get a perspective on what is going on, whether in my own constituency or in the country more broadly.