Articles tagged with NATO
by Tom Rollins / 18 May 2012 13:39
David Cameron is in Chicago ahead of this weekend’s NATO summit, busy meeting Francois Hollande and other world leaders to jolly well sort out the eurozone.
Meanwhile the Lib Dems are trying to capitalise on the summit’s golden opportunity to bring home a traditional Liberal bugbear: the Trident missile system.
Writing in the Financial Times (£) yesterday, Menzies Campbell called for a re-think on nuclear policy, in particular scrapping the “Moscow
by Amber Elliott / 22 Aug 2011 11:53
David Cameron appeared outside No10 almost 50 minutes later than expected this morning to deliver his statement on Libya.
He confirmed that the situation in the Libyan capital Tripoli is "clearly very fluid" and that "at least" two of Gaddafi's sons have been detained.
"This has not been our revolution, but we can be proud that we have played our part," he said.
"There will undoubtedly be difficult days ahead. No
by Ben Duckworth / 22 Aug 2011 11:32
I have just come from chairing a meeting of the National Security Council on the situation in Libya. The latest information is that the vast majority of Tripoli is now controlled by free Libyan fighters, although fighting continues – and some of it is extremely fierce.
We have no confirmation of Qadhafi’s whereabouts, but at least two of Qadhafi’s sons have been detained. His regime is falling apart and in full retreat. Qadhafi
by Ben Duckworth / 28 Apr 2011 16:07
At the end of today's press gallery lunch that Amber has blogged about, I got to have a quick chat with Liam Fox.
I asked for his thoughts on European countries' response to the Libyan situation. As a committed Atlanticist, who's just got back from talks with Bob Gates, the US Defence Secretary, does Fox believe that Europe's reaction has proved effective?
Well, you can't accuse Fox of not being straight.