Today, the United Kingdom (UK) finds itself under a new government. Yesterday, Boris Johnson, the new Prime Minister, gave a forceful and ambitious speech outside 10 Downing Street. In terms of foreign policy, he promised to make good on withdrawing from the European Union (EU) and re-establishing Britain’s global reputation. But the transition from the failed premiership of Theresa May will not be easy. The new government finds itself leading a gloomy country, lacking strategic vision and direction. This is compounded by domestic political polarisation and a small parliamentary majority – a majority made possible only because of an agreement between the Conservative Party and the Democratic Unionist Party.
Read the full article in The British Interest