Phillip Hammond

The Daily Mail reported that last weekend staff at the UK embassy in Rome staged a private protest by wearing outfits with
This is not the time to stand on ceremony when all hands are needed to fight the vile forces of Isis and that most certainly includes the Kurds.'
Britain and the United States have vowed to step up efforts to combat the Islamic State, which currently occupies swathes
Philip Hammond has been accused of trying to copy Ukip's rhetoric by warning that Britain was "wide open" to "freeloading
MPs, many of whom once struggled to place Kurdistan on a map, are better informed and understand that Kurds are efficient allies in the common fight against Daish. This is eroding the deep resistance to involvement in Iraq, which came to be defined as a disaster of the first magnitude, and maybe Syria.
Reinvigorating one of the great offices of state will require a fresh look at how we exert global influence and how we identify early warning signs where countries with close links to the UK are heading towards trouble. Bangladesh is one such country and should be a high priority for Hammond.
The "bulk" of British forces in Afghanistan will be pulled out by the end of October if the country's disputed presidential
The ten things you need to know on Tuesday 29 January 2013... 1) DID HE REALLY SAY THAT? Uh-oh. Yesterday, a Tory MP made
A Conservative MP has said those who dabble daily with doughnuts should get their just desserts and pay for treatment before
Last Thursday, Minister Justine Greening demeaned and insulted the Commons with a saccharine flavoured quarterly report on Afghanistan. It was stuffed the culpable self-deluding optimism that has led to the deaths of hundreds of our soldiers. Justine sweetly looked forward to a happy-ever-after corruption and drugs-free Afghanistan.