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Diplomatic Security Should Return to Basics
Security
Diplomatic Security Should Return to Basics
July 17, 2019

In his diplomatic dispatches to the Foreign Office in London, he correctly summed up the Trump administration as “clumsy and inept.” However, the leak of Darroch’s cables resulted in his resigning his position, an event that further worsened relations between London and Washington.

Britain Bows the Knee to Trump and Plunges From Soap Opera to Dope Opera
July 16, 2019

Boris Johnson, by his refusal to support Sir Kim Darroch, has shown that he is unfit to hold any government position. But he is going to be prime minister of the United Kingdom because his electorate are 160,000 Conservative Party members who support Johnson as their sort of man: a disloyal “distracted, agenda-free buffoon.”

Britain Bows the Knee to Trump and Plunges From Soap Opera to Dope Opera
World
Brexit: It’s Not Just Where Britain’s Going That Matters, but How It Gets There
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Brexit: It’s Not Just Where Britain’s Going That Matters, but How It Gets There
July 15, 2019

Already we see how distrust of the people and processes that have got us this far has poisoned our ability to progress.

Britain’s Betrayal: Siding with Trump Against Iran and the JCPOA
July 14, 2019

The US/UK special relationship is longstanding. Throughout the post-WW II era, both nations have been imperial partners, the US calling the shots, Britain saluting and obeying.

Britain’s Betrayal: Siding with Trump Against Iran and the JCPOA
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Britain Ramps up Media War on Russia
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Britain Ramps up Media War on Russia
July 14, 2019

The British government is peddling unsubstantiated accusations (more accurately, ridiculous slander) against Russian media which is then invoked as “justification” for censorship at a much-vaunted international conference supposedly dedicated to freedom of the press.

The War of 1812
July 14, 2019

The War of 1812 was a military conflict, lasting for two and a half years, fought by the United States of America against the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, its North American colonies, and its American Indian allies.

The War of 1812
Foreign Words Cannot Change America
World
Foreign Words Cannot Change America
July 12, 2019

Will this “scandal” have any affect on US-British relations? No, none besides the Brits having to relieve Darroch of his post (which they have already done) and possibly writing an apology on fancy stationary with one of those signet pressed wax seals on it to be extra dandy.

The Simple Explanation for the Betrayal of Britain’s Envoy
July 11, 2019

Craig Murray has a strong hunch about why someone would leak Kim Darroch’s scathing comments about Trump.

The Simple Explanation for the Betrayal of Britain’s Envoy
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