Tag Archives: Foreign policy

Meet the Swedish politician ready to play hardball with the UK on Brexit

Cecilia Malmstrm, the EU trade commissioner, will take a hard line on new commerce deals During the febrile, topsy-turvy daylights after Britain voted to leave the European Union, there used to be spate of tough meanings from European captains. But few clanged more implacable than the EU trade commissioner. A week after research results, Cecilia … Read More

With Boris Johnson in charge of diplomacy, Britain has insulted the world | Jonathan Freedland

Some say his character is merely symbolic. Even so it dedicates two thumbs to the countries whose goodwill we will need Theresa May could seldom have made a worse select of foreign secretary than Boris Johnson. Short of appointing Nigel Farage, or Jeremy Clarkson, the brand-new “ministers ” could not have made a more foolhardy … Read More