Shouldn’t Britain be that very thing, the trusted intermediator, that Russia seeks..? Britain should not be leaving it to the French [*spits*] to mediate between Russia and the West. For all the greatness of this island nation, for all its hard and soft power, there is a laxity in our approach to the Syrian crisis. Meanwhile, a plague is spreading, bringing terror to our shores. As we become smaller, others grow; and we should join all our allies in fighting the real threat to humanity now, which is Islamist terror. Picking up the phone to Moscow would be a good start.
|Could use some friends ...|
Oh and Merkel offers to be friends, too! Does this mean no-one wants to play with her in the German playground any more? Wonder why that could be ... (h/t Raedwald).