That Chinese involvement in global telecommunications infrastructure is a weak point is not a new realization. However, this issue has received a special urgency.
The naive globalisation of the 1990s has become a liability. Britain and its allies need to beef up their defences
Most of the action has been over Covid-related divisions. And most of the dissenters are from older intakes.
It allows for criticism and negotiation provided the West stands together to call out abuses.
We deceived ourselves into thinking that as China grew richer, its political system would become more democratic.
The Coronavirus coverup, assaults on democracy and the appalling genocide of the Uyghur Muslims mean that the world must distance itself from the CCP.
Clearly the Government’s model is flawed. But there is no perfect formula for solving this crisis.
From Brexit, to climate change, to the World Trade Organization, how would this administration align with the UK government?
As the run up to the Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review draws closer, here are some ideas for improvement.
One MP said this is more than enough for Islamists here, not nearly sufficient for Estonia and “for the Middle East, you’d want something in between”.
We’ve learned nothing at all about his outlook but quite a lot about his capacities during the last tumultuous twelve months.
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As the great eye of the Conservative Party swivels its gaze towards the Far East, it’s in danger of missing other threats that are closer to home.
“We’ve been saying that government needs to have a proper strategy around this for many, many months.”