Moreover, its leaders do not understand his motivations. He doesn’t want a win in Ukraine; he wants a continuing crisis.
The President is scarred by his disastrous mishandling of the Taliban’s summer takeover of Afghanistan.
European defence budgets only go so far, and ultimately we need the Anglo-American link.
Britain can convene a coalition of countries, including Poland, Sweden, Finland, the Netherlands and the Baltic states, possibly with Ukraine in association.
As the run up to the Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review draws closer, here are some ideas for improvement.