They admire honesty but tolerate corruption: What our ambassadors really think of 'allies'

As Britain's US ambassador resigns over unflattering emails about the White House, we reveal the hilarious, often deeply offensive, dispatches once common in diplomatic circles.

Britain's ambassador to Washington was forced to resign yesterday amid an increasingly toxic row over leaked diplomatic correspondence describing Donald Trump's White House as "clumsy and inept".  Sir Kim Darroch was branded a "very stupid guy" by the President after the veteran diplomat's deeply unflattering, and highly sensitive, views of the US administration were made public at the weekend. He resigned saying he wanted to put an end to speculation and admitting that the leaking of...
source: Express

2019-07-11 11:14
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