That’s no bad thing then!

The UK chancellor from an interview on BBC radio just now

There will be a national soul-searching about our role in the world and whether Britain wants to play a big part in upholding the international system

  • says talk of damaged US-UK ties after the vote against military action is ” hyperbole”

My own thoughts are that it’s a sobering reminder of the need for caution in the wake of the Iraq debacle

PM Cameron will come under increasing pressure from within his own ranks

For more on the vote and the potential fall out here’s the take of The Telegraph