Last month Nicola Sturgeon at the party conference that bombing Syria to destroy Isis

UK airstrikes would “simply add to already unimaginable human suffering”, and that “the SNP will oppose UK airstrikes on Syria”. No ifs or buts.

but now her stance has changed

In the BBC interview in which she indicated her preparedness to “listen” to the prime minister on military intervention, she also said that she “remained unconvinced” about the legality of such an action.

meanwhile Alex Salmond is adding to the confusion stating that we require the UN to say it's ok before anything is done.

All the while we the public sit back and watch waiting for our elected representatives to follow and do the right thing.

Instead we have a party leader unable to lead and spending precious time blowing in the wind waiting for events to overtake her so she can then make a decision.