On China, Boris Johnson trapped between rock and hard place
On February 12, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told a group of British companies active in China that he was "fervently Sinophile" and determined to improve ties "whatever the occasional political difficulties".
On Saturday, U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab declared that, afterpassing sweeping political reforms for Hong Kong, China was in a "state of ongoing non-compliance" with the Sino-British Joint Declaration of 1984.
Last week China's Foreign Ministry summoned Caroline Wilson, Britain's ambassador to China , to criticise an article she wrote on the embassy WeChat account praising the foreign media in China. ...