Great Britain is no longer a great power -- and it's not because of a lack of military might.
A recent poll commissioned by the Daily Telegraph (U.K.) reveals that British public opinion is pretty cool with the capture of their sailors and Royal Marines by the Iranians.
7% favour preparing for miltiary action at this stage
26% want Britain to apologise and ask for the captives back
40% back the government's position of continued diplomatic action stopping short of an apology, aimed at releasing the 15 naval personnel.
Even as a "last resort" more people say that they oppose taking military action (47%) than support it (44%).
That's how they "support the troops" in Great Britain. If this is truly the state of British public opinion, then that nation shouldn't have its military anywhere near potential enemies.