Tag Archives: Germany

Mark Collins – Trump, Russia, NATO and…German Nukes?

12 Dec

Possible disturbing fall-out (pun intended) from The Donald’s election–guess how the Russkies would react to the prospect of Germans with their own, not dual-key American, nuclear weapo…

Source: Mark Collins – Trump, Russia, NATO and…German Nukes?

Mark Collins – Dragon Devouring Eurotech, German Section–Obama Steps In

5 Dec

Further to this post, the outgoing US president gets tough (our PM noticing?): Obama Moves to Block Chinese Acquisition of a German Chip Maker The intervention in a Chinese company’s bid to buy a G…

Source: Mark Collins – Dragon Devouring Eurotech, German Section–Obama Steps In

Mark Collins – The Jews, the Holocaust and Poland, Then and Now (and much more)

7 Nov

First a tweet, plus a post last year: Jedwabne: A Murderous July 1941 Polish Pogrom–and God? Then an article at the NY Times Magazine on Poland today more broadly: The Party That Wants to Make Pola…

Source: Mark Collins – The Jews, the Holocaust and Poland, Then and Now (and much more)

Mark Collins – Boden wenn nicht Blut: Horrible Heidegger, Nazism and Now

24 Oct

Martin Heidegger (more here) truly was a nasty piece of work–with nasty foretastes for today? At the London Review of Books: Great Again Malcolm Bull Ponderings II-VI: Black Notebooks, 1931-3…

Source: Mark Collins – Boden wenn nicht Blut: Horrible Heidegger, Nazism and Now

Mark Collins – History Counter-Factual: No 1917 Lenin Train Ride, No WW II

7 Oct

Further to this post, Wilson, World War I and Counter-Factuals: No Third Reich, No Soviet Union but… It’s clear, with a century of hindsight, what a Europe without Wilson and his Fourteen Points wo…

Source: Mark Collins – History Counter-Factual: No 1917 Lenin Train Ride, No WW II

Mark Collins – Dragon Devouring Eurotech, German Section

19 Sep

Chinese  business and government combine to take down and take over a firm–at the NY Times: Rush of Chinese Investment in Europe’s High-Tech Firms Is Raising Eyebrows After a customer cancele…

Source: Mark Collins – Dragon Devouring Eurotech, German Section

Mark Collins – “A Peek into French Signals Intelligence”–with a Canada/CSE Angle

16 Sep

Very interesting, will our media notice what’s at 2.? France’s former top SIGINT spy confirms an advanced persistent threat and muses about a merger with German intelligence [the foreign inte…

Source: Mark Collins – “A Peek into French Signals Intelligence”–with a Canada/CSE Angle

Mark Collins – Germany Hopes to De-Atrophy Bundeswehr

26 Jul

Further to this October 2015 post, Europe’s Atrophying Militaries, German Section, Part 2 the government tries to turn things around–and hopes to get serious industrial benefits (see end of q…

Source: Mark Collins – Germany Hopes to De-Atrophy Bundeswehr

Mark Collins – Remember that Nuke Deal? Shock: Iranian Skulduggery in Deutschland!

11 Jul

Who’d a thunk it? At Defense Industry Daily’s “Rapid Fire”: … Iran has been accused by Germany’s domestic intelligence agency, the BfV, of still attempting to acquire …

Source: Mark Collins – Remember that Nuke Deal? Shock: Iranian Skulduggery in Deutschland!

Mark Collins – Offensive Cyber Capability for Canadian Forces? Is the New Government Cyber Serious?

23 Jun

Further to these posts, Canadian Forces Trying to Come to Grips With Cyber (plus government as a whole) US Cyber: Defence and Now Offence? Pentagon’s Cyber Strategy Names Threat Countries, Threaten…

Source: Mark Collins – Offensive Cyber Capability for Canadian Forces? Is the New Government Cyber Serious?