Comment How to avoid cliff edge damaging our security by David Hannay | 16.01.2017 It’s not just trade that may be hit by abruptly quitting EU; cliff edge departure could also hurt counter-terrorism and foreign policy. Comment We cannot afford to have illusions about Trump by David Hannay | 09.11.2016 The US president-elect may not believe what he says. But his views are not in our interests. We should unite with like-minded Europeans. Comment Trump victory would make Brexit doubly dangerous by David Hannay | 01.11.2016 Post-Brexit, UK will be even more reliant on NATO, international rules and global free trade. A Trump presidency would threaten all these. Comment Brexit border return unites Irish in foreboding by Bruce Clark | 17.10.2016 Businesses fear tariffs could choke inter-Irish trade, while border controls to keep out migrants from the EU could undo decades of north-south security cooperation. Comment An EU military headquarters is no threat to NATO by Nick Kent | 07.10.2016 Strengthening European defence benefits the UK, whether we are in or out of the EU. Comment Can we stop UK’s power being diminished by Brexit? by David Hannay | 28.09.2016 There’s a big risk that both Britain’s and the EU’s foreign policy will decline. We’ll both need to work doubly hard to stop that. Comment Distant dreams become more thinkable in Ireland by Bruce Clark | 28.07.2016 The inter-Irish border is one of Brexit’s thornier problems and there’s a subtle change in attitude towards it on both sides. Comment Trump’s “might is right” views spell trouble post-Brexit... by Michael Prest | 25.07.2016 The Donald has threatened to quit WTO, as well as casting doubt on Nato. If he’s president, UK outside EU may be vulnerable to bullying. Comment The ‘European Army’ marches again by Nick Witney | 21.07.2016 A European army will remain a myth. But the UK would do well to pursue voluntary defence cooperation with the EU. Comment To think UK backed Brexit on theory Turkey was about to join by Hugo Dixon | 16.07.2016 Idea that 80m Turks were heading here was always fanciful. After failed coup, Leave voters duped by this scaremongering might think again. Comment Brexit may lead to “EU army” and we can’t stop it now by Hugo Dixon | 14.07.2016 Germany and France have been quick to call for closer defence cooperation, which Berlin says Britain paralysed in the past. Why UK should stay in EU – in 300 words by Hugo Dixon | 22.06.2016 Britain has a fantastic opportunity to lead Europe if it remains. It faces big economic and geopolitical risks if it leaves.