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The Guardian view on UK foreign policy: a post-Brexit void | Editorial

Support for Ukraine is a good position that conceals an absence of strategic direction and engagement with the rest of Europe

Foreign policy/UK support for Ukraine is a noble stance that masks a strategic voidIn an audit of Boris Johnson’s time as prime minister, one good decision to be recorded for posterity – perhaps the only one – was unflinching support for Ukraine when it was invaded by Russia.

The importance of that alliance, and Ukrainian gratitude for it, were powerfully expressed in an address to parliament on Wednesday by President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, on what is only his second foray abroad since the war began.

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