peter westmacott

Sir Peter Westmacott scoffs at the president's "famous reluctance to admit mistakes."
You have to be comfortable talking nuclear tech, royal protocol and "Downton Abbey."
Downton is the most watched show in PBS' history, but it's by no means Britain's only success story on U.S. television. Few cultural partnerships can match ours for closeness or longevity.
Art... has represented the United States in its embassies and consulates around the world by putting our "best foot forward" in the spirit of creativity and cooperation among nations and showcasing some of America's most respected contemporary artists.
Few would deny that Margaret Thatcher brought the United States and United Kingdom closer together. As I begin my tenure as British Ambassador to Washington, I look forward to playing my own small part in keeping that relationship in the best possible repair.
I leave Washington today after over four years as the British Ambassador. It's been a fascinating and rewarding time to represent Britain in this country.