By Steve Parkhurst, Senior Editor, USDR.
Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
With this defence spending review, Britain is putting its money where its mouth is to fund strong security and global efforts to boost democracy
David Cameron’s initial statement to the Commons on the Strategic Defence and Security Review was a rather high-minded affair. Cameron talked about how the world was an even more dangerous place now than it was in 2010 and conceded that governments can’t predict the future, and that you had to ‘expect the unexpected’ when it came to national security.
The French establishment is on edge – if they lose control of the security situation, an unthinkable political event could be possible
The ideas behind the European project look even more hollow in the wake of the devastating terrorist attack in Paris
Multicultural liberals are always trying to police debate. A tolerant society does not abandon the freedom to argue
The knives may be out once and for all for Jeremy Corbyn
This week’s spending review will be a key test of the Tory party’s values, and is a chance to show it’s moved on from Margaret Thatcher
Amber Rudd has set out a plan to switch from coal to gas generation, but first she has to persuade the industry to finance the huge cost
Week by week, Labour is becoming more of a fringe irrelevance to the British public
The Paris attacks have driven a significant increase in public support for British military action, especially if our allies are with us
Telegraph View: By refusing to sack his hateful ally, the Labour leader disgraces himself and his party
Britain should have learnt by now that a knee-jerk response to extremism is ultimately self-defeating
The Conservative charge that Labour cannot be trusted to keep the country safe will stick as long as Corbyn leads Labour
Ultimately there may be a military solution: a US-Russia alliance targeting Isis strongholds from the air and on the ground
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