Thinking About Defence (for a third time)

When most of us do most of our thinking about our national defences we tend to do it in terms of numbers: so many sailors, soldiers and air force members, so much money in the budget, this or that many ships, tanks and airplanes, and so on … … indeed, when Vice Admiral Norman andContinue reading “Thinking About Defence (for a third time)”

Free Rider

China is, reports say, making more and faster progress than expected in its “island building” campaign in the South China Sea. For a refresher, there are several competing claims on various rocks and shoals and small islands in the South China Sea, but China’s are the most extensive and the most problematical: The problems areContinue reading “Free Rider”