Peaceful coexistence is better than punching above our weight | Letters

The Blairite doctrine of intervention in other countries has punched its way through Afghanistan and Iraq leaving devastation and hundreds of thousands dead, writes Fawzi Ibrahim

Jonathan Powell laments that Britain no longer “punches above its weight” (Brexit Britain has rendered itself irrelevant, Opinion, 13 November) with “punching” being the operative word in the literal sense. The foreign policy that Powell is nostalgic for, the one he was most intimately involved in – the disastrous Blairite doctrine of intervention in other countries even if our national interests are not at stake – has punched its way through Afghanistan and More Here…

Source: https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/14/peaceful-coexistence-is-better-than-punching-above-our-weight