The simple fact is that, despite its lofty goals, it repeatedly fails to live up to the values and standards it was set up to defend.
He could soon preside over a full-scale proxy war, or else do the Nixon-to-China routine with Rouhani. There is simply no way of knowing.
Trump is now on his fourth National Security Adviser. By the time the election comes, expect him to be on his fifth or sixth.
As with the NHS, policing, immigration and stop & search, so with trade. The Prime Minister will want a quick win – or at least progress towards one.
I’m glad to see we’ve now had the guts to stop a tanker we believe is smuggling Iranian oil in defiance of sanctions on Syria.
The Israeli Prime Minister senses a chance to finally succeed in his years-long campaign to persuade the United States to bomb Iran’s nuclear programme.
Both leading EU states and the US are following the Prime Minister’s lead on Russia.
After a long chill, relations between the sister parties are thawing.
Germany, Hungary, Italy and Bulgaria are highly dependent on Russian gas exports, raising the prospect of bitter arguments to come.