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,
The shift to nuclear-powered submarines has caused some concern in Australia, but despite that all three nations are moving ahead with deepening this vital security alliance.
This difference is not just attitudinal – there is a lot more space in the States for one thing. But absent in the British mindset, at least at the moment, is this hunger for more, this urge to grow, that embodies the American psyche.
America is heading for one of the nastiest and most divisive elections in its modern history. It could very easily overshadow our own.
At least 13 members of his front bench are in open revolt. As I write, that’s sustainable. As matters develop, it may not be.
Our Atlantic partners might be a bit mad, but they still care – about their country, about its future. Polarisation has its many negative effects, but one of its positives is its ability to galvanise that passion.
Netanyahu may have said: how would you feel, were you lectured by countries without an independent judiciary, let alone the free press, minority rights and fair elections that we have in Israel?
Hamas’ supporters or the authorities? Sunak needs to show that offenders will be prosecuted – and, if the situation deteriorates, to push for march bans, shuffle his Cabinet and show an all-party front with Starmer.
No other Republican candidate currently looks likely to defeat the President – but his support is transactional, rather than rooted in any deep enthusiasm for his record.
Lewis Goodall is wrong. Here in Britain, it isn’t the right that runs the risk of leading us down to polarisation. It is the left.
Fortunately, there are plenty of half-completed measures ministers could see through in time for the next election, from recognising product standards to locking in new trade deals.
If research were seen as an investment rather than a charitable donation, then the sector would enjoy higher levels of funding than it does now.
The run up to a presidential election is brutal, polarised, and often dark. But it is also energising, passionate, and the greatest political show on earth.
Racist opposition to immigration, notably in the former East Germany, does not mean reputable opposition is impossible.