Johnson’s task is to hire the right people and back them as long as they are getting things done, no matter who they offend in the process.
Tim Bouverie has written a fascinating account of the slide towards the Second World War.
His new thriller is readable, but lets the British Prime Minister and Establishment of 1938 off far too lightly.
The prime minister will be judged not only on her response to Brexit, but also on her response to the threats we face — and the relationship between the two.
Now more than ever, a coherent, holistic strategy is required that will unite and enhance our capabilities to advance Britain’s position in the world.