We have been told that last Thursday’s Commons vote against intervention in Syria represents a fundamental shift in our foreign policy, in our relations with the US and in our role in the world.
The truth is that none of these need change, nor should they. Our security, our foreign policy, and our commitment to furthering the cause of Western values will only be undermined to the degree that we let them be.
I was among those who felt unable to support the Government’s motion – and the very similar Opposition amendment. The elements that made up the majority against military strikes were varied.… Seguir leyendo » “I abstained on Syria, but I’m not opting out”