Sir Malcolm Rifkind

United Kingdom

Foreign Secretary and Defence Secretary of the United Kingdom between 1992-1997


North Korea Crisis: Serious Diplomacy Needed
The crisis with North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme is often compared to the similar confrontation the international community had with Iran. It would be encouraging if we could expect a
The Future is Not What It Used to Be
It is very unlikely that the Government will abandon its decision that Britain should leave the EU internal market.The Conservative achievement has ensured that the Scottish Nationalists will drop
Impressive and Unimpressive Great Power Diplomacy
When the great powers make claims or demands which are manifestly unrealistic or incredible they reduce their own authority and make the resolution of international crises far more difficult. They
Russia-United Kingdom Relations
The United Kingdom and the Russian Federation have important shared interests. If trust between their leaders and with the leaders of Europe and North America, can be restored much will be achieved to