For two consecutive weeks in June, there was news of Government departmental mergers. At the end of last month, Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled plans for the Department for International Development to merge with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Just a week later,
Bottom Line: Russia is accused of funding Taliban contract killings of US troops in Afghanistan. US military officials made limited accusations of Russian arms support for the Taliban in 2018, a turnaround from the heyday of US-Russian cooperation in Afghanistan 2009-2014.
I don’t know about you, but I was delighted when the government announced its intention to take the UK out of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW), the fast track extradition process that assumes all EU countries have equal quality justice systems. With few protections against
One of our key tasks as Conservatives is to define our country’s role as we leave the European Union. On Monday, we made huge strides in that direction when the Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab announced a new Magnitsky sanctions regime, one of the most robust of its
True to its word, the government had not asked for an extension to the transition period; it kept it faith with the electorate. The deadline for making a request for an extension had passed. The debate now shift to the sort of relationship we should have with the EU.
“A hard rain is coming.” Such was the warning, presumably deliberately leaked, from a briefing by Dominic Cummings to Special Advisers. Whitehall was set for a massive shake up. The news should not have come as a surprise to anyone either listening in or reading about
There is nothing to be gained from copying everybody else. Over the past decade or two, Britain’s cultural industries have slowly morphed from an engine of distinctive, iconic, very British brands into little more than an echo chamber for graduate identitarians. Across
The Growing Irrelevance of Organizational Structure for U.S. Domestic Terrorism Bruce Hoffman, Terrorism Expert, Professor, Georgetown University Bruce Hoffman is a professor at Georgetown University and the Shelby Cullom and Kathryn W. Davis Visiting Senior Fellow for
“We in the EU and also in Germany must and should prepare for the event that an agreement is not reached after all.” Angela Merkel informed the German Bundestag on Wednesday morning, stating that “To put it mildly, progress in the negotiations has been very limited.”
Living in DC, one comes across opportunistic Astroturf organizations who come here to generate “images” of themselves as feisty, strongly supported “grassroots” orgs that presumably they then show to their financial backers to get more gobs of money.