It isn’t obvious that his foreign policy has been less effective than George W.Bush’s activism or Obama’s passivity. But what’s his aim here?
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Johnson will want no distractions from Brexit this summer, but history suggests that he may get one – in the Straits of Hormuz.
We don’t need a ‘Brexiteer’ leader, we need a unifier, a leader who is not marked by labels but by their ability to implement the referendum result.
The start of a series in which we ask seven public questions of the leading contenders. They may not be the most convenient, but that’s why we’re asking them.
His experience in business, delivering the London Olympics, running the health service, and serving as Foreign Secretary all show his leadership qualities.
It will be a significant step forward in keeping this heinous organisation from inciting hatred on our streets.
Say what you like about him (and many do), the recently-resigned Foreign Secretary is one of the very few Tories with voter cut-through.
Bob Blackman: Ministers must not yield to Iran’s blackmail in their struggle to get Nazanin back home
Her release will only happen without a far higher cost if we are to penalise the regime for its unacceptable actions and make them costly instead of profitable.
Johnson deserves criticism for his error. But that should not mean indulging every opportunist demand, or handing Britain’s enemies greater power.
The US rightly considers it to be the world’s biggest state sponsor of terror – and it has too often played a malicious role in the geopolitical morass of the Arab world.