David Cameron’s words suggest one thing, his actions quite another.
David Cameron needs to decide whether he takes Russia seriously.
He certainly talks a good game, calling Vladimir Putin to account for crimes against Ukrainian sovereignty and for supporting the wrong side in Syria, claiming credit for bolstering the post-Crimea sanctions regime, and demanding that Moscow’s behaviour change. And the new Strategic Defence & Security Review, published last week, puts Russia front and centre among the threats Britain faces.
The problem is, his government’s foreign policy seems calculated to make no one happier than Putin himself.
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Source: New Statesman