Well I dont like the word Assets, we in the UK are your allies and friends, we are not figures in columns.
However I take your point. And you would do well to remind your current president Obama, as he started off quite popular over here but has proceded to cow tow and lick the butts of countries who hate you and me, and be dismisive of his allies. That is both rude and of course not very clever geo-politically. People over here now think hes a bit of a joke, and I suspect you agree as well?