Trump’s America with its current slogan, 'America First', will surely weaken US interest in the region. The growing tension between Europe and the United States might even lead Europe to an independent policy toward the Middle East.
Clare Short argues that the Chilcot Report will not lead to any substantive changes to government and that the system that allowed Blair to subvert due process and constitutional custom has been left in place.
I tried to achieve better decisions on Iraq with the partial information available to me in a ministerial environment that was intolerant of calls for caution. I failed and this will live with me for the rest of my life.
The international community is guilty of a grotesque lack of action and effectiveness on the humanitarian catastrophe currently embroiling Syria. For everyone's sake this must now be brought to an end. This article was written with Rt Hon. Andrew Mitchell...
Pornography proliferates across our society and distorts young men's view of their sexuality. This is a small but significant victory. Too bad it took thirty years for The Sun to recognise the morally obvious.
The situation in Palestine is heartbreaking: people suffer evermore, international law is ignored and undermined, Israel's long-term self-interest is damaged, and the EU Common Foreign and Security Policy is riddled with muddled thinking.