You may remember this story from March on how the British-designed VAAC control system for the JSF project was being used by the Americans without any apparent return. Well, Sir Digby Jones, the outgoing director of the CBI, has weighed in. Link. “One of the most shocking and worrying aspects of loss of independence has…Read More Too little, too late
Apparently if Iran gets a nuclear weapon, A nuclear Iran is likely to give or lend nuclear weapons to terrorists, resulting in an undeterrable nuclear strike against an American city or cities. And the answer to this dread scenario? Why, a credible threat of force. Eh? Employing a credible threat of force is only useful…Read More More Deterrence
All those folk looking for dirt on John Prescott. It’s nice and quiet again now. Still, I’ve been away, far from the nearest wireless LAN, so far away I didn’t hear about the new war(s) until getting back to town, and now I’m back.Read More Have they all gone yet?
One thing not addressed in this post is the exact arrangements between the Government and AEG regarding the big…can it be a beer gut?…pimple on the Thames. As made clear in comments here, the terms under which AEG got the Dome specify that the Government gets a share in the profits over and above AEG’s…Read More Prescott and the Dome: Clarifier
So George Galloway’s involved himself in the deportation of one Khalid Rashid, a Pakistani national deported from South Africa in unusual circumstances. He was rousted and taken to an air force base, where he was placed aboard a plane chartered by the Ministry of Home Affairs which took him…well, we don’t know where it took…Read More Khalid Rashid: A Strange Case