Saturday, September 20, 2014


"... He said: "It raises the big question about air strikes. Are we doing them for diplomatic reasons, to remain friends with the US, or because they will make a difference to the situation on the ground?
"Unless you get a clear sense of what difference they make on the ground,
we shouldn't just be doing them because we are embarrassed that the French have started."
Sir John said there was also the possibility of reaching "some form of accommodation" with Iran, especially with the chaos in its neighbouring countries.It appeared to be stronger language than David Cameron, the Prime Minister, who told the Sunday Telegraph in August that Britain might "perhaps even" work with Tehran as he urged a coalition of nations to tackle the growing threat...."

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