Yes, I know this is all very simplistic - but it's not my job to know all the ins and outs of international politics. It's the job of my elected representatives: to find the best solution to all these problems while still representing the views of the people. It only becomes up to me to write about my opinions in detail when I feel they're no longer doing that.
Salient points from djm4 and Robin Cook's resignation speech. I agree with everything in that speech - and he does know what he's talking about.