Archive | July, 2016

Mark Collins – Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution Blues, Aviation and Airlines Section

29 Jul

The country’s crashing and burning continues (note that Air Canada pulled out in 2014): Venezuela was once an aviation gateway to South America. Now it’s an outcast. Perched on a coastal plai…

Source: Mark Collins – Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution Blues, Aviation and Airlines Section

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Mark Collins – The Dragon’s Squelching Foreign Criticism, Kowtow Section

29 Jul

A useful reminder of how the Chicoms operate–at the Washington Post: The West kowtows to China through self-censorship Teng Biao is a human rights lawyer and a visiting fellow at New York Uni…

Source: Mark Collins – The Dragon’s Squelching Foreign Criticism, Kowtow Section

Mark Collins – RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: Intellectual Property Brouhaha

28 Jul

Further to this post, Canadian Surface Combatant Procurement Process Re-Float: So What? definitely not a “so what” here–trust in Irving? Backroom battle underway over new frigate …

Source: Mark Collins – RCN Canadian Surface Combatant: Intellectual Property Brouhaha

Mark Collins – The US, or, “Banana Republic Time”

28 Jul

Terry Glavin holds many feet to the fire, especially certain “progressives”–excerpts: America on the brink? It’s worse than you think Terry Glavin If you’ve recently come to concl…

Source: Mark Collins – The US, or, “Banana Republic Time”

Mark Collins – Summer 2016 Edition of CDA Institute’s “ON TRACK”

28 Jul

Contents via a message from the CDAI–full edition is here: … – “Editorial – What’s Wrong with Canada’s Reserves?” by Dr. Howard Coombs – “…

Source: Mark Collins – Summer 2016 Edition of CDA Institute’s “ON TRACK”

Mark Collins – President Obama Issues Cyber Directive

27 Jul

Trying to get the country’s act together–but how well will things work, especially with the private sector? In a major cyber-hack, whom do you call? The White House spells it out. Presi…

Source: Mark Collins – President Obama Issues Cyber Directive

Mark Collins – Davie Québec Wants to Build Icebreaker for, Unload Other Vessels on, Canadian Coast Guard, Part 2

27 Jul

Further to this post with lots of detail on the pitch and in which I wrote… … The CCG could certainly use a new polar icebreaker before 2022 and the other vessels Davie has been put for…

Source: Mark Collins – Davie Québec Wants to Build Icebreaker for, Unload Other Vessels on, Canadian Coast Guard, Part 2