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‘It could have been any of us’: Diplomats in Washington agree with former UK ambassador Kim Darroch’s scathing views on Trump, report says

Foreign ambassadors told The New York Times that the diplomatic community in Washington, DC, concurs with the withering assessment of the Trump administration provided by former UK ambassador Sir Kim Darroch in leaked diplomatic cables. “It could have been any of us,” one serving ambassador told The Times after Darroch’s […]
‘It could have been any of us’: Diplomats in Washington agree with former UK ambassador Kim Darroch’s scathing views on Trump, report says
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‘God knows we don’t like him’: Mexico’s former ambassador to China explains how Mexico — and the world — reacted to the first year of Trump

Jorge Guajardo spent nearly a decade in Mexico’s diplomatic corps, serving as consul general in Austin, Texas, from 2005 to 2007 before moving to China, where he became one of Mexico’s longest-serving ambassadors to that country, leaving in 2013. Outside of his diplomatic positions, both of which he was appointed […]
‘God knows we don’t like him’: Mexico’s former ambassador to China explains how Mexico  — and the world  —  reacted to the first year of Trump
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LEARNING TO SAY NO: Australia needs to rethink how it deals with the US under Trump

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is discovering the political cliché “change the government, change the country” might have bigger implications for Australia’s relationship with the United States than anticipated. We might re-engineer the cliché to read “change the government, change its foreign policy”, and thus how America manages its relationships with […]
LEARNING TO SAY NO: Australia needs to rethink how it deals with the US under Trump