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The politics of Boris Johnson

Will he deliver Brexit and unite the country as promised?

Boris Johnson has become the prime minister of Britain at a time when the country is facing numerous challenges at home and abroad. His supporters admire him for his colourful politics and quick-witted oratory skills, but he has also been described as untrustworthy and divisive by members of his own party. So what kind of politics can Boris Johnson offer? Join Ritula Shah and guests as they discuss his record as a politician and look ahead to how he might tackle Brexit, Britain’s relationship with the Trump administration, and the tension with Iran in the Middle East.

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53 minutes

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Sat 27 Jul 2019 03:06GMT

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Nadhim Zahawi - Conservative member of the British parliament

Katy Balls - Deputy Political Editor of The Spectator

Yasmeen Serhan - London based staff writer for The Atlantic

Stefanie Bolzen - UK and Ireland correspondent of the German newspaper Die Welt

George Parker - Political Editor of the Financial Times

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Boris Johnson addressed a Conservative Party conference. Copyright: BBC

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