7 Nov 2017

Is UK’s foreign policy at sea?

International Editor

Boris Johnson is just one leading politician who has hailed post-Brexit Britain as a power that can trade on its past to occupy the global stage of the future without being shackled by a bothersome EU. That is the theory, the vision, the dream. But how does this tally with the shambles of Priti Patel’s freelance tour of Israel or the Foreign Secretary’s repeated gaffes?¬†An indication of a foreign policy at sea or a government out of control?