Bush calls British sailors 'hostages' in Iran - CNN.com
Here the words of the wise political philosopher of our time is apropos. Messr Jon Stewart commented that "We (the US) may not be very good at nation building. But we are very good at nation un-building".
And I seriously doubt that people have forgotten of the Falkland Wars, especially since it's front page news on the IHT.com. I mean, the British went to war over a piece of land that no one in Britain had visited much less heard of before the war started.
Thumbing your nose at the "Western imperialist powers" may be all well and good, but seriously man, whazzup?