We need a man in Washington who can walk the Trump tightrope

By Dr Alan Mendoza

Diplomats are a curious bunch.

Usually to be found currying favour by whispering quietly in foreign capitals, their role is largely an unseen one, providing information back home, and intervening subtly to promote their nation’s interests.

So when a diplomat becomes the news story, as opposed to providing commentary on a news story, it is obvious that something has gone awry – as Sir Kim Darroch, British ambassador to the US, can now testify.


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