Gangnam Style & European Defence: world's centre of gravity is shifting

Today, while speaking about our respective blogs, my daughter suggested me something foolish: draw a link between European Defence and Gangnam Style.
First assumption: Psy, the singer has never heard about European Defence. O.K, this is an easy statement. But it deserves being done, as a matter of principle.


Europe, Desperatly Looking for a Strong German Military Leadership

Quite provoking, isn't it? Despite the title, I do not believe that any political leader or chief of defence will dare express such a statement. However ''the times they are a changin'! "and the German military leadership could constitute the next political challenge for European Defence.


Maritime Security : between fierce competition and legal maze

Some days ago I read a post able to raise my curisosity and bring me back to this blog.

On a French Blog titled 'Lignes de Défense', the author wrote a short article dedicated to the fierce competition in the field of maritime security. A French company, named 'Triskel Security Services' (I would bet that they find their origin and are operated by former French Navy commandos), had lost some important contracts, being ousted by low cost competitors, for some based in Sri Lanka.


Looking back at Libya whilst thinking of Syria

On "Kings of War", Rob Dover has published a short analysis of Syrian military capabilities, thus demonstrating that one should not compare the situation with Libya.
You can read below:
 ,Looking back at Libya whilst thinking of Syria.


Is Libya turning into Anarchy?

Following this link, you will see a Libyan militia vandalizing a Commonwealth War Cemetery.
Desecration of Commonwealth war graves in Libya
It may happen. In France, in Germany, anywhere in the world one can find heroes willing to show their courage while kicking down gravestones.