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Who was it here who likened London to Somaliland? Indo Somaliland if I recall correctly. Was that Tenenbaum?
Well Der Spiegel agrees with you. The riots in London are out of control!
Some Londoners are fleeing to the Continent on Eurostar.
The television images dominating screens this week could be right out of Mogadishu. As difficult to imagine as it might be, the pictures aren't from Somalia, but from London, right in the center of Europe. And they will never be forgotten.
Cameron wanted to appoint legendary American "Super Cop" Bill Bratton as Stephenson's successor. Bratton is regarded as the creator of the zero tolerance strategy and was spectacularly successful in the fight against drug crime and organized gangs in New York and Los Angeles.
Bratton in London -- it would have been an interesting experiment. But the attempt failed. Theresa May, the Home Secretary, didn't want an American to head the British police.