Paul Reynolds: US policy: Fresh start or more of the same?…more
Charles Powell on the Today Programme.
By Charles Powell Demonstrations make good television pictures and we shall see a lot of them on our screen during U.S. President George Bush’s state visit to Britain, which begins tomorrow. They will make the U.S. Secret Service twitchy but will actually be as relevant as Morris Dancers or other of Britain’s traditional rituals.
By Charles Powell WHEN an American Defence Secretary describes the behaviour of two of Nato’s largest and most influential members as “shameful”, the term Donald Rumsfeld applied to France and Germany at the weekend, it is time to sit up and take notice. Is Nato in crisis? Is its continued existence under threat?
By Charles Powell The Prime Minister yesterday showed the same mettle as his predecessors at turning points in the Second World War, the launch of the Falklands campaign and the Gulf war. Britain’s interests are directly threatened by Saddam Hussein’s ruthless determination to acquire weapons of mass destruction. So is the standing and authority of […]