In a complicated fight in a densely populated city such as Mosul, civilians will die. But under international humanitarian law, belligerents must do all they can to protect them.
Unauthorised and inconsistent intervention bodes ill for Trump's presidency.
American cruise missiles targeted the Syrian airfield from which the chemical weapons atrocity was launched.
They’d been introduced as pen pals through an uncle – my mum and her friend had written to this lonely young man, who was training in Jordan, and had each sent a photo.
President Bashar al-Assad’s forces used chemical weapons – most likely sarin – against civilians. Again.
Brexit is not only about Brexit,” said the European Parliament's lead negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt.
Those troublesome 1980s have reared their head again in a diplomatic storm in a teacup over Gibraltar.
Rows between Britain and Spain over the Rock aren't new. What will change is the EU's position.
Everyone wants to be an outsider.
The European Parliament's chief Brexit negotiator looks to the future.
We won't ever have a Chilcot-style inquiry into our non-intervention. Perhaps we should.
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