Well, I wasn’t expecting that. @cjchivers he used to egosurf and come up in my server log, from Syria and Russia, and occasionally leave threats and abuse in comments. — Alex Harrowell (@yorksranter) January 13, 2013 And a response from C.J. Chivers, too. Richard Chichakli has shown up in Australia, after eight years in the…Read More It’s Richard…Chi-Backli!
It looks like the “private navy to protect trade off Somalia” idea has been disinterred and taken for a walk again. As Galrahn points out, this is a little surprising as the pirates haven’t had a score since the 2nd March, 10 months ago. A combination of more use of armed security guards aboard ships,…Read More mercenary vapourware
Unexpected issues with China’s new aircraft carrier: Therefore, China’s first aircraft carrier will inevitably pose a new challenge to the Navy of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) on how to provide food support for the large surface ship. From the point of view of cooking, western food is relatively easier to make and highly…Read More Links
I’ve said before that the coalition tends to mistake propaganda methods for policy methods. See this post on Damian McBride’s blog for confirmation. Specifically, Steve Hilton appears to have abolished the No.10 future events grid, taking it to be an infernal machine invented by Alistair Campbell and the civil service, and then been surprised when…Read More lost in the incomprehensible maze