Archive | November, 2016

Mark Collins – “The Cyber Challenge: Final Summary Highlights from the CASIS 2016 Annual Symposium” Sept. 26

21 Nov

Further to this post, the document is here, “Table of Contents” at p. 5 PDF. The symposium is noted by the Globe and Mail at the latter half of this post: Can Canada Reach a Real Cyber …

Source: Mark Collins – “The Cyber Challenge: Final Summary Highlights from the CASIS 2016 Annual Symposium” Sept. 26

Mark Collins – The Donald, US Colleges–and History?

21 Nov

The inimitable George Will weighs in at the Washington Post–and Canadian campuses? Higher education is awash with hysteria. That might have helped elect Trump. Many undergraduates, their fawn…

Source: Mark Collins – The Donald, US Colleges–and History?

Mark Collins – Chicom State-Owned Firms’ Investment in US: a Good Thing?

18 Nov

An American government body has its doubts–music to president-elect Trump’s ears? Might our government think very hard about what sorts of Dragon investment in Canada might come under t…

Source: Mark Collins – Chicom State-Owned Firms’ Investment in US: a Good Thing?

Mark Collins – Canada to Sole-Source Some Super Hornets for RCAF After All?

18 Nov

Further to these posts, Cabinet Committee to Take Sting out of Sole-Sourcing RCAF Super Hornets? CF-18 Life Extension? [June] New RCAF Fighter: Consult, Consult, Consult (with industry)–Why Not Jus…

Source: Mark Collins – Canada to Sole-Source Some Super Hornets for RCAF After All?

Mark Collins – Davie Québec Actually Going to Supply Some Icebreakers for Coast Guard?

18 Nov

Further to this post, Davie Québec Wants to Build Icebreaker for, Unload Other Vessels on, Canadian Coast Guard, Part 2 it now looks like the company (website here) has a real opening; Lord knows t…

Source: Mark Collins – Davie Québec Actually Going to Supply Some Icebreakers for Coast Guard?

Mark Collins – Trump Transition: National Security/Foreign Policy

16 Nov

Leaks, rumour, speculation–at Foreign Policy: SitRep: Huge Changes in Trump NatSec Team; Pentagon Pick Likely This Week Big day. Tuesday [Nov. 15] was a quite a day in the transition effort o…

Source: Mark Collins – Trump Transition: National Security/Foreign Policy

Mark Collins – The Incredible Shrinking Guns Only Royal Navy

16 Nov

Really back to the future for the surface fleet: British Navy to Lose Missiles and be Left Only with Guns HMS Iron Duke [Type 23 frigate, more here] fires Harpoon missile, Oct. 18, 2010 (photo: Roy…

Source: Mark Collins – The Incredible Shrinking Guns Only Royal Navy