International Affairs
31 July 2015 , Volume 71, Number 4

The Foreign Office has to do more with a reduced budget. In the race to be the world's most effective diplomatic service, will it always be second to France?


Michael Binyon is a former diplomatic editor of The Times


Sons of the Venezuelan ambassador in London in 1934

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