Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Britain”

Poll: British Public Overwhelmingly Opposes Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

British support for the war on Yemen has scant support among the public there.

Posted July 17th, 2017

Why May Should Go

May is finished politically, and the Conservatives should replace her sooner rather than later.

Posted July 12th, 2017

Another Debacle for May

Debacles of this kind are becoming more and more ordinary under May’s leadership.

Posted June 21st, 2017

May’s Time Is Almost Up

It is a testament to how badly May failed that she has left her party in such a bad state that it can’t risk ousting her right away for fear of losing the next election.

Posted June 10th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Theresa May’s strategy explodes in her face. Michael Brendan Dougherty considers the …

Posted June 9th, 2017

May’s Costly Gamble

The U.K. and the Conservative Party would both be well-served by her speedy departure.

Posted June 8th, 2017

U.K. Exit Poll Points to Hung Parliament

An election that was supposed to consolidate May’s position and provide “strong and stable” government appears to have produced exactly the opposite.

Posted June 8th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

After Trump’s visit, a feud breaks out among the Gulf states. Frida …

Posted June 2nd, 2017

The Atrocious U.S.-Backed War on Yemen Continues

The humanitarian catastrophe now consuming the people of Yemen is entirely man-made.

Posted May 31st, 2017

Could the Tories Lose?

The Conservatives have run their campaign on the possibly fatal assumption that they couldn’t lose no matter what they did.

Posted May 31st, 2017

May’s Election Gamble Seems to Be Backfiring

If there are no large Tory gains next month, the decision to call the election will go down as another unforced error by a Conservative leader.

Posted May 26th, 2017

The Sickening Manchester Attack

The Manchester bombing is the worst terrorist attack in the U.K. since 2005.

Posted May 23rd, 2017

The War on Yemen and the ‘Self-Defense’ Lie

The claim that Saudi Arabia is “simply defending itself” by attacking Yemen is utter nonsense.

Posted May 11th, 2017

May’s Election Gamble

If there’s one thing May ought to have learned from her predecessor, it is that voters have an odd habit of not cooperating with a politician’s plans

Posted April 19th, 2017

‘Brexit’ Begins

Another vote on Scottish independence can only be postponed and not avoided all together.

Posted March 29th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The never-ending war in Afghanistan. Andrew Bacevich comments on America’s longest war …

Posted March 17th, 2017

The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen Is Approaching a ‘Point of No Return’

The governments that are in a position to avert disaster have been helping to bring it about.

Posted March 16th, 2017