Fratricide - Beware of Lay Judgments
Public judgments on fratricide are often based on emotion rather than informed opinion, but it is important that subjective views are not assimilated at the expence of objective analysis. The following briefly responds to recent criticism of the RAF's support to troops in Afghanistan.
31 Aug 2007
Fratricide in Afghanistan
Another case of fratricide, this time in Afghanistan, has again raised the issue in the media.
30 Aug 2007
No Fly Zone for Darfur?
Some commentators look at the seeming success of No Fly Zones in Iraq and elsewhere and suggest one should be imposed over Darfur. But would a NFZ provide a realistic and effective solution to the troubles in Sudan?
29 Aug 2007
Negotiating on the Edge: North Korean Negotiating Behaviour - by Scott Snyder
is reviewed by John Hemmings
23 Jul 2007
China poised to liberalise its defence industry
In a recent paper: 'Future Trends in Chinese Defence Spending', Jane's Defence Economics analyst Matt Smith outlines the growing space for private companies in the Chinese defence market in addition to the status of and prospects for the current EU arms embargo.
16 Jul 2007