Brexit opens a Pandora’s box of security, defence, and foreign policy issues. Cornelia-Adriana Baciu (Johns Hopkins University) argues that the UK’s future global position will depend on a series of factors: international cooperation in the defence industry, the UK’s internal security (Northern Ireland), the country’s future commitments to European security and foreign policy (CSDP/CFSP) and NATO. Future relations … Continued
At the heart of the Rutnam row is its reservations not only about how the post-Brexit journey is being negotiated, but about taking it in the first place.
For the first time in decades the levers of British influence – defence, diplomacy, aid and trade – could sit alongside domestic efforts in education and infrastructure.
The scale of his domestic ambitions and the legacy of the Iraq War suggest that his ambitions will be limited – for the moment at least.
In 2017, 51 MPs were returned with majorities of less than a thousand. That’s 51 results potentially determined by an extra hour on the doorstep,
The visit has the potential to be an electoral gift to an increasingly desperate Labour Party. For Downing Street, a successful trip by the President will be one that causes as few political headlines as possible.
No enemy will contemplate war with a NATO country because its motto ‘One for all, and all for one’ ensures there is peace today, the PM says as he opens the alliance summit.
A video shot by CBC has emerged showing Boris, Trudeau, Macron and Princess Anne seemingly mocking Trump for his impromptu 40-minute press conference held yesterday. The worlds’ eyes are refreshing Trump’s Twitter feed as we speak… The video is mostly subtitled, but Macron and Princess Anne struggle to be made out. Any readers with better ears than Guido […]
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Trump, Erdogan and Macron all pose difficulties for the alliance. Corbyn in Downing Street would pose deeper and more dangerous ones.
As the leaders of the free world come to London today for NATO’s 70th birthday summit, Guido has compiled a short message of support from the Leader of the Labour Party. As always, on the side of the West and its allies…
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Boris Johnson has asked US president to keep out of UK politics during visit for NATO talks.
Here in the United Kingdom we are lucky enough to have inherited a system of governance based on constitutional monarchy, parliamentary sovereignty and Common Law which have long been tested and tried in our history. On the whole they have percolated from the bottom up, brewed through time and experience – as opposed to being […]
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Our leading role in the Alliance is one of the UK’s biggest assets as we start to re-establish an independent foreign policy.
During the 2015 election campaign in Barrow and Furness, I was asked my views on the EU at a hustings in Ulverston. I described myself then as ‘mildly-eurosceptic’ and expressed hope that the then Prime Minister would be able to reform the EU from within. But David Cameron’s negotiation was a disappointment, especially after hopes […]
“The plain fact it is adapting…the last time we had a military strategy was in 1967, and this year we will have a new one.”
“Does he know of any policy decision by any ally which has so undermined our security partnership and empowered our enemies?” “No…”
During an Emergency Question on Turkey in the Commons, Raab raised the importance of the role of NATO, fairly going on to remind the house about Corbyn’s prominent anti-NATO past. As the video shows, Thornberry began spitting feathers over Raab’s audacity to cite the past stated positions of the Leader of the Labour Party… As […]
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The UK’s role is limited, as we will not and cannot put our own people into this theatre – but we must do what we can.
The Defence Secretary confirmed that he has scrapped the zero-tolerance approach to drug-taking in the armed forces, and commanding officers now have discretion.
The alternatives were worse – and her record in overseeing the Bundeswehr suggests that the misguided project would be doomed on her watch.