A panel assembled by Policy Exchange addressed the question, “Conservatism: What Do We Want From The Next Prime Minister?”
Let’s slow things down, ensure a more joined up approach, and co-create policy with business to get back on track.
He returns to a deeply divided America, with his popularity on a clear downward trend.
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.
Too many defence reviews have followed the Blairite sentiment that we are an instrument for global wellbeing.
A lot can be done through NATO structures like the Northern Group that brings together its members and partner countries.
Regime change usually involves chaos, bloodshed and a humanitarian crisis. Has the Stop the War movement become Continue the Military Intervention?
Can we really afford to get on the front foot against Russia and China at once as the United States trends towards isolationism?
Afghan security force members are being murdered. Girls’ schools are being shut down. Iran and Russia are weighing up a return to the quagmire.
White House allies are worried that neither are ready for the logistical and humanitarian impact of opening it.
Splashing taxpayers’ cash is the President’s only reliable option. The Prime Minister has other tools at his disposal.
The President’s address was tougher on Russia, but far from radical. If anything, it risked being disappointingly tame.