‘Global’ Britain is no longer among the world’s top 10 diplomatic powers

The UK is no longer among the top 10 diplomatic powers. And that’s just in terms of diplomatic network, never mind global reach.

According to the latest edition of the Lowy Institute think-tank’s global diplomacy index, the UK is 11 thof 61 countries. It was ninth in 2016, the first outing of the index that measures the size and reach of…