The Falklands were, and still are, British. And that is the way that the islanders wish to remain. If a foreign power invaded, say, the Isle of Man, would we not take every possible step to eject him? Why then, just because the Falklands are further away than the Isle of Man, should we not defend what is ours, there also. On the other hand, Liberia has never had any connection with Britain and, while we used to have a connection with Sierra Leone, neither country posed any threat to us and we should never have become involved. It is time that we ceased trying to be the world's policeman and stop interfering in places and situations which do not affect our national interests.