After six years of war, Syria’s moderate rebels are broken and marginalised. And now, as Bashar al-Assad has wished for so long, al-Qaeda extremists are leading the insurgency.
In short: no. And agricultural subsidies, development funding for poorer areas and scientific research wouldn’t disappear in the event of Brexit, so the UK government would still bear those costs.
Britain needs to stay in the EU so that it can lead the reform of the bloc.
Bob Geldof is also in a boat making the case for Remain.
Why we should not be isolationist.
The greatest failure of the Remain campaign is its pessimism.
The problem is in the kind of history people are thinking with.
A Leave victory would represent the biggest rightward shift in our politics since Margaret Thatcher's 1979.
Promises the Prime Minister made to Syrian refugees, along with UN politics, has produced hundreds of thousands of child slaves and prostitutes in Lebanon.
The social and government structures we create also must have some structure on every scale.
British leadership has been crucial in Europe before, and it is crucial now.
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