The UK’s New Cabinet

Usually cabinet appointments do not become international headlines, but Theresa May’s recent decision to make Boris Johnson the new foreign secretary has done exactly that. World leaders, particularly in Europe, are condemning the decision, and much of the “global intellectual elite” is joining in with mocking. This useful analysis looks at what may have been behind the decision, and how the overall dynamics of this cabinet differ from the outgoing one, and what that could signal for Britain moving forwards, particularly in terms of the Brexit.

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