May 30, 2011 | Poem – “time scale”

“What is your time-scale?”
The Queen’s is “till my death”,
David Cameron’s “till Nick Clegg drops out”,
or “until 2014”…

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May 30, 2011 | Letter to Defense News - 27th May 2011

In your leading article – SIZING UP THE FUTURE – May 23, 2011 – you write of “high-end forces needed [by the US] to fight against a sophisticated nation-state like China”.

Surely no-one in the US is contemplating fighting a war “against a sophisticated nation-state like China”?

It took the Soviet Union and the United States [...]

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