The Conservative Party’s Vice Chair for International tells me about his priorities in the role.
Posts Tagged: USA
Daniel Hannan: Kavanaugh may be guilty. But justice demands that his confirmation should take place.
The presumption of innocence should not be some empty piety. A nasty aspect of politics is that this principle is reversed when the headlines are bad enough.
Our treaty would be the most comprehensive ever. And it rests on mutual recognition, not top-down standardisation.
Ben Roback: So far, there is little sign of Trump’s promised ‘Deal of the Century’ in the Middle East
Delivering on his campaign promise to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the US embassy accordingly hasn’t helped.
Anyone claiming the UK can negotiate meaningful free trade deals while locking itself into the EU rulebook is propagating a delusion.
In the age of fake news, sub-tweets and gaslighting, the Arizona senator stood out as a pillar of a bygone political era.
Accepting the Liberty Medal last year, he described his gratitude to be “a bit player in the extraordinary story of America”.
He served his country – and its allies – honourably.
Europe has no Madisons to make the case for federalism, while the Leavers patronise us by pretending that leaving is without risk.
All things considered, all roads point to a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives come November.
Forget delusions of grandeur, memories of empire, or fantasies of running an EU superstate – let’s focus on setting a good example.
Garvan Walshe: Mueller is closing in on Watergate II – this time with Russian spies in place of Nixon’s homegrown goons
Trump asks us to believe Putin’s denial that Russian military intelligence did the job for him. And who wouldn’t believe those two honest men?
Ben Roback: Trump’s press conference with Putin was the most staggering moment in a staggering presidency
Will this abject performance be what finally breaks his connection with his domestic supporters?
The President’s arrivals seems unlikely to pour any oil on the moment’s troubled waters.
The President, and the wider rise of right-wing populism around the world, offers us some examples of what to do – and what not to do.