Tag Archives: UK

Mark Collins – The Foreign Office in 1985 (and the Trans-Siberian)

12 Dec

The start of a piece by Simon Winchester in the NY Times Book Review: Thirty-one years ago, while on a railway journey between London and Hong Kong, I stopped off in Mongolia and to a briefly illus…

Source: Mark Collins – The Foreign Office in 1985 (and the Trans-Siberian)

Mark Collins – International Arms Trade: Look Ma! No Canada

6 Dec

A tweet: Brits rather punching above their weight. Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he tweets @Mark3Ds

Source: Mark Collins – International Arms Trade: Look Ma! No Canada

Mark Collins – Spookery Today, Especially SIGINT and Cyber Stuff

10 Nov

The Economist focuses almost solely on the US and UK amongst Western countries (several graphics): Special report: Espionage Espionage Shaken and stirred Technology Tinker, tailor, hacker, spy Gove…

Source: Mark Collins – Spookery Today, Especially SIGINT and Cyber Stuff

Mark Collins – MI5 Chief Highlights Big Bear Spooky and Cyber Threats, Jihadis

2 Nov

Further to this post, The Lions’s Cyber Roar: UK Getting Really Serious, Unlike Canada the head of Britain’s domestic intelligence service gives an unprecedented interview: MI5 head: ‘increas…

Source: Mark Collins – MI5 Chief Highlights Big Bear Spooky and Cyber Threats, Jihadis

Mark Collins – The Lions’s Cyber Roar: UK Getting Really Serious, Unlike Canada

1 Nov

Further to this post, Canada: “Time to get serious about cyber security” compare us with the Brits: UK in $2.3 bn plan to ‘strike back’ at hackers [including states] Finance minister Ph…

Source: Mark Collins – The Lions’s Cyber Roar: UK Getting Really Serious, Unlike Canada

Mark Collins – Fall 2016 Issue of CGAI’s “The Dispatch”

29 Sep

The table of contents: Message from the Editor by DAVID BERCUSON Brexit, the Anglosphere and Canada  by JULIAN LINDLEY-FRENCH The Obama Moment—Defence Spending Does Matter, eh! by ALAN STEPHENSON A…

Source: Mark Collins – Fall 2016 Issue of CGAI’s “The Dispatch”

Mark Collins – Forget Brexit, Western Economic Growth Sucks

29 Sep

Dismal, dismal, dismal (Neil Young in mind)–assuming the Rising Sun is Western–a tweet: Mark Collins, a prolific Ottawa blogger, is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute; he…

Source: Mark Collins – Forget Brexit, Western Economic Growth Sucks