The post-war system of international law is constantly evolving – it is inevitable, and justified, for government attitudes and approaches to evolve in turn.
China is disregarding its pledge of ‘one country, two systems’ – as a result the rule of law in the territory is under threat from growing autocracy.
Plus: The wit of Malcolm Rifkind. I switch energy provider. An improvement by Donald Trump (up to a point). And: women MPs on my mind.
After a long chill, relations between the sister parties are thawing.
It is becoming increasingly clear that the UK must build a more rigorous review process – for security concerns – of foreign firms linked to authoritarian regimes.
Human rights should be at the very heart of foreign policy.
Could the SNP refuse such an offer?