Shimon Peres Dies at 93; Built Up Israel’s Defense and Sought Peace – The New York Times

English: Shimon Peres, president of the State ...

English: Shimon Peres, president of the State of Israel, at World Jewish Congress Plenary Assembly, Inbal Hotel Jerusalem (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This article is an example of the NYT at its best. It reports that as prime minister (twice); as minister of defense, foreign affairs, finance and transportation; and, as president, Mr. Peres never left the public stage.

Source: Shimon Peres Dies at 93; Built Up Israel’s Defense and Sought Peace – The New York Times

May he now rest in peace.

Opinion – Fox slip up at WTO shows he has no Brexit plan – Politics.co.uk

English: Liam Fox, British Conservative politi...

English: Liam Fox, British Conservative politician. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This penetrating article suggests that with a series of inaccuracies in a speech at the WTO, Liam Fox isn’t even doing the prep work for a hard Brexit.

Source: Fox slip up at WTO shows he has no Brexit plan

This is very worrying. Senior ministers need more than rhetoric, they must be experts in the detail.  Liam Fox must remember the devil’s in the detail. But it also shows that his ministry is underweight in terms of expertise. The implication is more risk with a hard-Brexit.

Thoughts?