...and might that be a good thing?
Christopher Meyer in the Times (London) Online:
"We can foolishly downgrade national interest within the armoury of British diplomacy, if we wish. But we had better not underestimate its driving force in the international behaviour of others. That is the road to dangerous miscalculation"
This is not the first time (by a long shot) that I've seen this opinion, but it seemed worth linking to during a presidential election.