By lex, on November 16th, 2011
Our president and his Australian counterpart have agreed to a rotational Marine Air-Ground Task Force presence in Darwin:
By lex, on June 13th, 2011
Retirement from active service brings with it the opportunity to more freely speak one’s mind, but a retired Royal Navy admiral who commanded the task for which recovered the Falkland Islands back in 1982 has put government in a spot by stating that Britain’s naval writ ** no longer extends over the islanders’ defense:
By lex, on May 23rd, 2011
Last week the Queen of England made the first royal trip to Eire that did not involve broadswords and armor. The trip was ostensibly made to recognize warming Anglo-Irish relationships, but Her Majesty made the crucial political and gustatory faux pas of passing on a perfect pint of the brown, when it was offered. Prince Phillip was said to have looked “longingly” after the orphaned beverage, but reluctantly followed his leader. Ireland being Ireland, we are safe to assume that the pint went unwasted, and wouldn’t that have been a pity, so it would.