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Garvan Walshe is a former National and International Security Policy Adviser to the Conservative Party Democracy doesn’t defend itself. It only survives if citizens and the politicians they elect defend political institutions and keep those who would destroy them out of power. This is the idea behind militant democracy, whose name we owe to the […]
The European Parliament is not a Parliament at all. Clarity never arrives. All is opaque, an endless subterranean wrestling match, for the irrelevant voters intolerably dull.
Growing tensions with Turkey risk Ankara once again lifting border controls and placing huge pressure on the European frontier.
European defence budgets only go so far, and ultimately we need the Anglo-American link.
The UK had one of the best vaccine programmes, but it kept its nightclubs closed for longer than France and Germany.
It’s given a series of mixed messages over what this means for people who want to go abroad – with troublesome results.
The Government’s messaging around this idea has been confusing to say the least.
As Johnson put it yesterday: “we can’t think of this just as a project for us and us alone”.
Whether writing, speaking or negotiating, he puts on a performance which the spectators enjoy all the more because it horrifies the guardians of convention.
The EU is caught between making more effective decisions and compromising its smaller members’ interests.
The latest data on cases and death rates across the continent.
Singapore, Australia and other countries experienced difficulties; the important thing is learning from these and improving matters.
Britons were told the country would be leaving the dangerous European Arrest Warrant system, but its replacement looks suspiciously similar.
Those who believe the world’s heritage should be curated by universal museums hold hardcore ideologised radical views.