A second term President has the potential to do a lot more in his second “first hundred days” than in his first term. But being hamstrung by party bickering and lack of majority, President Obama will struggle with his budget and other domestic reforms. Hamstrung Presidents usually turn to foreign policy, where they’re not …
Thank goodness Britain isn’t wasting time and money building its own “Best of British Tanks” any more. But the UK will of course continue to build tanks, but in a more sensible fashion.
The MoD can’t control costs or balance budgets, so buying a “cheap” aircraft carrier risks wasting all the money; whereas a proper carrier will actually be useful. Capability is what counts in defence – not cost.
Cameron needs to stop baiting Argentina and sort out the MoD so UK can defend the Falklands for the next 30 years.
David Cameron should be telling the MoD to stop wasting money over carrier design and aircraft fit, and deliver a ‘proper’ carrier capable of multinational operations and full-strike capability.
The report from Edison Investment Research predicting almost £112bn worth of oil in Falklands territorial waters provides a few figures to add to the current debate over the sovereignty of the Islands. But Ian McLelland, co-author of the report, warns that instability in the South Atlantic caused by Argentine belligerence, will prevent the required …