View From London: Did U.K. Ambassador's Pro-Europe Stance Make Him A Target?

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When the Mail on Sunday published private assessments of the White House from the British ambassador to the United States, President Trump expressed outrage. In a leaked cable, Ambassador Kim Darroch called the White House "inept" and "incompetent" and said the president "radiates insecurity." Trump called Darroch "stupid" and said he wouldn't deal with him. On Wednesday, after 3 1/2 years in his post, Darroch resigned . The episode generated outrage in London as well — not because of Darroch's criticisms, which are shared among political observers here, but because many Britons suspect someone leaked the candid assessments of a leading diplomat for political advantage. "You were the target of a malicious leak; you were simply doing your job,"...

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View From London: Did U.K. Ambassador's Pro-Europe Stance Make Him A Target?

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