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 […]
NATO must stand united against Russia’s desire to restore Soviet hegemony.
The naive globalisation of the 1990s has become a liability. Britain and its allies need to beef up their defences
The row over the Northern Ireland Protocol must not be allowed to poison co-operation with our continental partners on defence against Russia.
His green light for the German-Russian link to go ahead was an unpardonable security and environmental folly.
Children make up around 20 per cent of the population – yet CAMHS only receives 6.4 per cent of mental health spending.
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.”
Britain can convene a coalition of countries, including Poland, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands and the Baltic states, possibly with Ukraine in association.
The suspension of the vaccine will lead to more problems in areas that are already struggling with their roll outs.
From working with Lithuania to enable gas pipelines, to relaxing visas for Belarusians, there’s much we can do to put pressure on Lukashenko’s regime.
It would need unanimous agreement. Looking at each of the 27’s varying comments, there are six distinct camps of opinion.
Our exit in will coincide with a new cycle of European elections which will redraw political power in the European Parliament and other EU institutions.
The 2008 war was an illustration of the serious threat the Kremlin posed. It went unheeded, and so Russia has repeated the trick.
Opinion in the region is far from monolithic – but with a widespread expectation that the conflict could spread beyond its current borders.