The ex-Defence Secretary attacks the US for pulling out during the fighting season in order to fit American domestic priorities.
We must make sure that the Taliban understand that we will respond with military means to any increased security threat against our citizens
Can we really afford to get on the front foot against Russia and China at once as the United States trends towards isolationism?
We could have degraded Al Qaeda and then left. Or else pursued a proper counter-insurgency plan. Instead, we did neither.
If we couldn’t build a self-sustaining new society in two decades, it may be we could never have done it.
It may gradually slide down the road to a more neutralist position in the years ahead – to paraphrase William Hague “In NATO, but not run by NATO.”
Our introduction to: what each Bill is, the politics of it, who’s responsible, arguments for and against – and a controversy rating out of ten.
In place of deviations from the Number Ten line have come the squashing of Rayner and even a comparison of the PM to Churchill.
“I have fought and bled alongside them…and I have a duty to stand alongside them.”
Events in Eastern Europe call the assumptions of the Government’s new defence posture into question. Can we defend our treaty allies?
Some are having fun with Alan Duncan’s diary revelation that Tobias wants Svetland to become a UK spaceport. They shouldn’t.
The UK and governments across the west have started to act. But we’re still just starting to figure out how to respond.
Spending amounts to an extra £24 billion over four years from today’s levels, helping to equip our Armed Forces.
Even if a large conventional military suited Britain’s needs, the public is not prepared to pay for one.