On this inaugural episode of POLITICO’s new world podcast Energy Play, host Anne McElvoy talks to the person who hopes to be Britain’s subsequent prime minister, Keir Starmer.
In a wide-ranging interview on world affairs, the Labour chief reveals his considerations about China. He warns that the U.Ok. must “wean itself off” China “in terms of commerce, commerce and expertise.”
Starmer additionally tells Anne what he thinks about Donald Trump, Joe Biden, the struggle in Ukraine and his imaginative and prescient for a “clear vitality alliance” around the globe.
Later, Anne talks to POLITICO’s assembled “Energy Panel” from New York Metropolis, the place the annual U.N. Basic Meeting is underway. As leaders collect on the worldwide stage, Rosa Prince, the editor of London Playbook and Nahal Toosi, senior overseas affairs correspondent in Washington, D.C. share their evaluation of Starmer’s excited about the world and what it’d imply for transatlantic relations.