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Boris Johnson lionised as he gives the Lowy Lecture in Sydney

It is an honour for Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to be asked to deliver the Lowy Lecture in Sydney.  He follows such famous names as Angela Merkel,  General David Petraeus, one time head of the CIA, Rupert Murdoch and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.

Stephen Lowy joked he had a “lovely Russian fella fix my laptop”, and he was given a tip on the US election.  Continue reading

Independent thinking Boris will meet the President in Washington this week

Boris Johnson is travelling to Washington on Tuesday for a series of high level meetings when he will meet with some of President Trump’s closest aides, and likely the President.   Boris is emerging as a key channel for the Americans in recent weeks, reports Tim Shipman in the Sunday Times. His constructive relationship with Jared Kushner ensured that British people are exempt from the President’s attempted ban on some predominantly Muslim countries. Boris will meet with his opposite number, Rex Tillerson, and talk with US intelligence chiefs, soothing the recent hiccup over spy rumours.  He will meet with senior Congressional Republic readers , and is likely to meet the President. Continue reading

President Trump shows he means business

In a passionate speech, that left the world in no doubt of his intentions, America’s new President Trump told his people he would fight for change and fight for their rights with every breath in his body.  He intends to strip power from Washington and give the people their rights back.trumpbustWhen campaigning for President,  the President visited one of the poorest areas in America,  West Virginia and he galvanised these people with hope.  The President was the first politician to visit West Virginia for 8 years. Continue reading

Now the Russians accuse superbrain Boris of starting a Cold War

The Russians accused genial Boris Johnson today of starting a Cold War!  Rather a hysterical overreaction to Boris’s successful New York visit.  Straight talking Boris is a uniter, not a divider, but he was appalled at the Russians’ treatment of children in Aleppo and their support of Assad, a ruler who uses nerve gas on his own people. He would not have shirked  passing on his views.putinmoscowThe penchant of the Russians for mental chess games has also not escaped our astute Foreign Secretary.   Clearly they are concerned he is onto their manoeuvres, can play better than they can and has warned the President Elect all about them. The Sun reported:  The Foreign Secretary, who visited Mr Trump’s transition team earlier this week, had previously said Russia was “up to all sorts of very dirty tricks” such as cyber warfare. Continue reading