The shift to subsidies is more than the timely, targeted and temporary measures that we saw during the pandemic, and signifies a bigger change in global public policy.
Should conservative parties pursue liberal-minded centrist support or compete against far-Right populists for working-class voters?
The most likely-looking outcome, at this point, is the same one which has marked the entire process: another deadline from the Government coming and going.
My latest focus groups suggest both parties expect to profit if the former president is on the ticket. They can’t both be right.
Interrupting other pipelines would cause havoc on the energy markets and prevent Europe heating itself this winter. They would be no different to German attacks on allied food convoys in the First and Second World Wars.
Removing the leader of Al-Qaeda is welcome. But it will not undo the damage the last twenty years have done to America’s reputation in the eyes of the young.
Since at least 2008, he has been striving to ‘Make Russia Great Again’ through the old Tsarist gambit of ‘strategic depth.’
Both the mid-terms and the 2024 presidential race increasingly look like uphill struggles for the incumbent party.
This move also stems from the primary objective of post-war British foreign policy: keeping in with the Americans.
Moreover, its leaders do not understand his motivations. He doesn’t want a win in Ukraine; he wants a continuing crisis.
Be ready too, for him to surprise by doing less than expected, in the hope that the more skittish members of the Alliance peel off.
The President is scarred by his disastrous mishandling of the Taliban’s summer takeover of Afghanistan.
NATO must stand united against Russia’s desire to restore Soviet hegemony.
The mainstream reaction to the idea of her comeback is incredulity. But she could easily become the Democrats’ best hope.