Tag Archives: Japan

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 – Take that Dragon! Indian PM Modi Embraces the Rising Sun (plus the Eagle and the Bear)

14 Nov

Another azimut in the making, with a nuclear angle: Strong Japan-India ties can help stabilize the world, says Modi Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday [Nov. 11] praised the “growin…

Source: Mark Collins – Take that Dragon! Indian PM Modi Embraces the Rising Sun (plus the Eagle and the Bear)

Mark Collins – Rising Sun’s Yen for Defence Spending, Part 3

22 Aug

Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds

Source: Mark Collins – Rising Sun’s Yen for Defence Spending, Part 3

Mark Collins – US Allies: “No” to No US Nuke First Use (Obama to Announce?)

15 Aug

Some friends are getting nervous they might be left in the deterrent lurch and lots of leaking is going on (current NATO policy, for its part, on nuclear weapons’ use is not terribly clear): …

Source: Mark Collins – US Allies: “No” to No US Nuke First Use (Obama to Announce?)

Mark Collins – CETA/TPP: Big Canadian Trade Deals Dead

4 Aug

A pretty grim picture in a piece at the Globe and Mail’s business section (that really should be in the main news section): With CETA and TPP in trouble, what’s Canada’s Plan B on trade? Jean…

Source: Mark Collins – CETA/TPP: Big Canadian Trade Deals Dead

Mark Collins – RAND on War Between the Dragon and the Eagle

2 Aug

Further to these posts, Chinese Threat to US Navy/Would US Dare Attack Mainland? Making the Case For the Eagle’s Carriers vs the Dragon: NOT USAF “Officers Give New Details for F-35 in War With Chi…

Source: Mark Collins – RAND on War Between the Dragon and the Eagle

Mark Collins – USAF “Officers Give New Details for F-35 in War With China”

4 Jul

Further to this post on the difficulties carrier-based USN F-35Cs would have in a war with China (“range, range, range” amongst other things), Making the Case For the Eagle’s Carriers v…

Source: Mark Collins – USAF “Officers Give New Details for F-35 in War With China”