We are not up against a revived Soviet Union. At most, Putin’s state is a puffer fish – poisonous, but not as big as you think.
Posts Tagged: Vladimir Putin
A small proportion of those who voted Remain are simply unable to move on from the referendum result – and taking refuge in conspiracy theory.
As the Prime Minister told Putin last night: “We know what you are doing. And you will not succeed.”
Danny Stone: Conservatives are right to fight anti-semitism – but beware making it a political football
Condemnation of such bigotry in other political parties must not be reduced to partisan mudslinging.
Churchill saw a century ago that the existing party machines will always prove the stronger, and UKIP and the SDP have confirmed this.
Put harshly, it can be the ideology of the free-rider, the citizen who neglects the demands of citizenship.
Garvan Walshe: This election has brought Putin’s prize – a Far Left-led Britain – too close for comfort
It is now necessary to consider a strong and structured security partnership with the EU that would withstand the rule of Russia’s useful idiot.
Nick Mutch: Bear hugs, scowls, farcical handshakes – and a country that wasn’t there. What I saw at the NATO summit.
A first-time impression of a NATO summit – one that seems to have been uniquely designed with the American President’s “interests and eccentricities in mind”.
The President’s decision has aroused concern in both parties, and drawn attention once again to an issue he is desperate to shake off.
The Government seems to get the message, but Conservative MPs should be vigilant. An Islamist government in Damascus would be in neither Syria’s interest nor ours.
Obama’s desperate and impotent decision to abandon the Middle East to the Russians is being overturned. Not before time.
Let’s hope that Trump’s missile strikes on the Assad regime work. But May and her government must be a force for restraint if they don’t.
The minority who believe Russia is an ally against Islamist extremism were outnumbered more than three to one.
Our bilateral relationship is at its most strained since the end of the Cold War. But we should try none the less to work with the country on as many levels as possible.
Plus: Is Hammond’s deficit reduction strategy right? Is Trump a good or bad thing? And should May call a snap election?