Tag Archives: Australia

Mark Collins – Winter 2016/17 Edition of CDA Institute’s “ON TRACK” Magazine

5 Dec

Contents via a message from the CDAI: … Ottawa, 1 December 2016 – The CDA Institute is pleased to release the latest issue of ON TRACK which features thoughtful and informative articles…

Source: Mark Collins – Winter 2016/17 Edition of CDA Institute’s “ON TRACK” Magazine

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Mark Collins – Trump vs Trade: CPP Instead of TPP?

21 Nov

That’s the China-Pacific Partnership–a NY Times story on important talks with little public profile: China’s Influence Grows in Ashes of Trans-Pacific Trade Pact A toxic political war o…

Source: Mark Collins – Trump vs Trade: CPP Instead of TPP?

Mark Collins – Australia: Dangerous Terrorists? Just Keep’em Locked Up

11 Oct

Whilst many Canadians are worried about our recent anti-terrorism law, C-51 (text here); they play hard-nosed Down Under: Terrified of terror, Australia plans indefinite detention even after senten…

Source: Mark Collins – Australia: Dangerous Terrorists? Just Keep’em Locked Up

Mark Collins – Ethnic Chinese Abroad: Once a Dragon, Always a Dragon Says Beijing

9 May

The ever-growing grasp of the Chicoms claws–further to these, Australian-Chinese leaders urge support for ‘motherland’ in South China Sea dispute The Unpleasant Truth About Chines…

Source: Mark Collins – Ethnic Chinese Abroad: Once a Dragon, Always a Dragon Says Beijing

Mark Collins – Sticker Shock for RCN: Aussies Getting Supply Ships for Quarter of What We’re Paying

6 May

That’s because the Royal Australian Navy’s ships will be built in Spain whilst ours are to be built in Canada (see “Non-Combat Vessels for Coast Guard, RCN: The Curse of Seaspan V…

Source: Mark Collins – Sticker Shock for RCN: Aussies Getting Supply Ships for Quarter of What We’re Paying

Mark Collins – The French Government’s Merchant of Death

29 Apr

Read all about it. France’s salesman: The quiet minister who sold billions in subs and jets France’s salesman: The quiet minister who sold billions in subs and jets © Georges Gobet, AFP…

Source: Mark Collins – The French Government’s Merchant of Death

Mark Collins – Big French Sub Win in Australia: Japan, Germany Lose

26 Apr

Further to this post last August, Canberra/Tokyo U-Boat Axis=Poor Procurement? (Washington in background) France’s DCNS in fact takes the prize: French Design Wins Australia’s Next Generation…

Source: Mark Collins – Big French Sub Win in Australia: Japan, Germany Lose