McDowell on politics: A no-deal Brexit would throw our economy into reverse in a gear-crunching crisis
Boris Johnson’s failure to defend Britain’s ambassador to the US after a malicious leak has left his country at Trump’s mercy. The ‘special relationship’ is about to become a lot more lopsided
Kim Darroch’s forced resignation at the hands of Donald Trump and Boris Johnson was the entirely predictable outcome of the malicious leaking of his secret communications to the British Foreign Office.
I don’t buy for a minute the suggestion that the material was leaked by hackers working for a foreign state. Nor do I believe that the culprit was a career civil servant. In my view, the leak was perpetrated by a political...
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