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NATO Summit: What can these leaders do?

Will western governments do no more than offer solidarity with Ukraine and voice their disgust at Isis?

By Jay Elwes  

NATO has come to Newport, in Wales, and to Celtic Manor, the hilltop-perched stone holiday resort that sits above the M4. The taxi driver from the train station said that he had never known business slower. Last weekend, the police were warning about protestors, telling locals to prepare for a crowd of anything up to 10,000. In the end only 600 turned up.

But that didn’t stop the police from shutting roads all across the town—and beyond.…

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