Russia’s invasion represented the first open attack on an already-fraying rules-based system. The post-Cold War status quo, about which we became complacent, is gone. Everything has changed.
Even as he focuses primarily on Ukraine and Gaza, he should recognise the new axis of authoritarianism forming between China, Russia, Iran and North Korea, with Myanmar as a subsidiary,
A democratic government was swept away exactly a year ago, and the new regime’s main supporter China, needs to help avoid a humanitarian disaster.
Anti-corruption and cementing new treaties should take precedence over softer fashionable favourites.
A unified approach against this authoritarian power is the only way to combat Chinese influence and expansion.
There is further to go – but we can be proud of what the Foreign Secretary has already delivered.
Building on May’s legacy will mean grinding, attritional work – which the hard left and extremist parties are neither interested in nor capable of doing.
If the perpetrators go unpunished, the West risks ceding global leadership to China.
We doubt that such institutional bias exists. But we would say that, wouldn’t we? Fortunately, Sayeeda Warsi has hit on a solution.
The UK could set a lead by announcing that it will dedicate a fixed or minimum percentage of the aid budget to fighting sexual and gender based violence.
The lessons I have learned: the future of the world, and of our country, is bright. And always take care when getting out of Black Hawk helicopters.
She had a profound impact on the ownership, focus and language of the debate about climate change and global warming.