YET MORE LEAKED BRITISH MEMOS….Based on the evidence presented here, John Sawers appears to be a fairly perceptive and clear thinking sort of person. Unfortunately, the very evidence that demonstrates these qualities has probably also scuttled his chances of being named Britain’s new ambassador to the U.S. Win some, lose some.
POSTSCRIPT: You really ought to click the link, but if you’re just too lazy to do it, here’s Shorter John Sawyers on May 11, 2003: Nobody in America has any interest in the aftermath of the Iraq War. They mostly seem to be a bunch of clueless and incompetent twits.