Tag Archives: defence

The Less than Pearly Gates

The comments by Robert Gates about the damage to the ‘Special Relationship’ due to the cuts in UK defence spending struck a nerve amongst security elites on this side of the Atlantic. As a recently retired US Secretary of Defense under both George W. Bush and Barack Obama, Gates warned that the cuts exacted by […]

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An American perspective on the EU: The United States must enforce the necessity for European stability

Eurosceptiscm is gaining attention and support in the UK, and perhaps throughout Europe. Although this appears to be a European problem, any wavering in the stability of the European Union will have widespread effects on the global political economy. In the following post I examine eurosceptiscm from an American standpoint, and assesses how and why […]

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