I'm holding on posting while events in Turkey continue to pan out. That even Con Coughlin (writing no doubt on behalf of MoD sources) can question Turkey's continued membership of NATO demonstrates that the obvious will eventually penetrate even the mental armour of the MoD mandarin mind.
Meanwhile, with the price of a pint of Peroni and a glass of Prosecco in central London now £17, why not donate £10 to help get Blair in the dock? Legal action by fathers of Matthew Bacon and Tom Keys, killed in Iraq II. https://www.crowdjustice.co.uk/case/chilcot/