Hugh McManners Blog

Five Ways to Lose a Cyber War

 Today’s US reactions to Russia’s alleged hacker support for the Republican election campaign show us how NOT to counter a cyber attack campaign. Don’t reveal you know you’ve been attacked. Don’t tell anybody that...

US Navy Seals’ 70th Anniversary Film

San Diego’s Coronado Island is home to one of the world’s most elite special force units, the US Navy Seals.  They recently unveiled a life-size statue called “The Naked Warrior”, commemorating the dedication and sacrifice...

Cold Weather: Fairbanks and Oxford

  It’s been properly winter cold here in Oxford England- after a great summer and mild autumn.  Which means the temperature dropped just below zero…   But today our Oxford weather’s reverted to being the usual...

Bombing Daesh – More Thought Please

Sunday, 29 November 2015 The UK Opposition Leader Jeremy Corbyn’s logic and actions so far in saying that the case for bombing Syria has not yet been made, are correct. The case has not been made...

Most UK Votes Are Wasted

The reality of UK parliamentary democracy is that the views of millions of actual vote are lost in the ballot box.  They make no difference to the outcome. SO now that I’ve just voted...

UK Urgently Needs a Green Pressure Group

Green issues are far too important to be politicised.  A conversation yesterday with a local Green Party canvassing person made me realise that the UK’s Green Party has become too concerned with politics to be...