Britain is becoming a deeply angry place

Britain is becoming a deeply angry place
Vladimir Putin: was the attack intended to damage him politically? Pic: Getty

The political reaction to the attempted murder of Sergei Skripal and his daughter in Salisbury suggests the Commons was having a ‘Belgrano moment’. But the global response has been underwhelming

You could be forgiven for thinking, this past week that we were back in 1968 and not 2018, such were the Cold War-type scenarios: Russian former spies, assassination plots, poisoning with nerve agents and the quiet and historic English cathedral town of Salisbury under lock-down as men in spacesuits patrolled the streets.

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