Britain’s ambassador to the United States, Kim Darroch, resigned this week after a leak of confidential memos he wrote that described the Trump administration as “dysfunctional” and “clumsy and inept.” In this week’s editors’ discussion on Trend Lines, WPR’s editor-in-chief, Judah Grunstein, and associate editor, Elliot Waldman, talk about Darroch’s resignation and what it says about the state of the “special relationship” between the U.S. and the United Kingdom, as well as the changing face of diplomacy in the Trump era.
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