Urgent memo to Washington DC and the Prime Minister: Now is the best opportunity so far to save face in Afghanistan and maximise PR in the Muslim world.
Transfer troops immediately over the border to support Pakistan's army in the flood relief effort and recover some vestiges of credibility for the US and UK overseas.
You do not even need to call it a withdrawal, just a shift in international priorities.
Liz White, Phil White
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire