Originally Posted by Ursa major
I think this was part of the gist of my comments: the "US agents" were UK police officers paid for by UK taxpayers.
(Basically we're willing to help you, at our expense, on the most trivial of barely-serious threats, while your authorities seemed to sit on their hands during a decades-long, murderous campaign.)
Gotcha. In that case, by all means we (or the kid) should be footing the bill. Unless those officers were pulled off traffic ticket duty, then you should thank us!
What decades-long murderous campaign are you referring and what was asked of the US and subsequently refused?