May’s speech has big repercussions for British foreign policy, and not just towards the United States.
Theresa May gave a remarkable speech last night that was far more complex and nuanced than the pre-briefed extracts suggest. It also contained a few major shifts in British foreign policy that have not been fully discussed, some of which I’ll outline below.
What Downing Street briefed in advance suggested an exercise in obeisance, and there was a little of that, with a lengthy section linking the PM’s values with the Republican Party’s:
“For I speak to you not just as Prime Minister …read more
Source: New Statesman