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The Great Transfer Robbery

(Disclaimer: The fees mentioned in this blog come from public sources such as the Express & Star, Transfer League, and TransfrMarket. I have endeavoured to be as accurate as possible with the information at hand. 1,024 more words

Wolves

JOINT COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED AT THE 4TH MEETING OF THE MINISTERS OF DEFENCE, CHIEFS OF DEFENCE STAFF AND HEADS OF SECURITY/INTELLIGENCE OF THE LAKE CHAD BASIN COMMISSION MEMBER COUNTRIES AND BENIN

The 4th Meeting of the Ministers of Defence, Chiefs of Defence Staff and Heads of Security/ Intelligence of the Lake Chad Basin Commission (LCBC) Member Countries and Republic Of Benin was held from 24th to 26th November 2014 at the Nigerian Air Force Conference Centre Abuja, Nigeria. 486 more words

News

Vietnam warships visit Philippines amid South China Sea dispute

Vietnam on Tuesday showed off its two most powerful warships in the first-ever port call to the Philippines, but an official said it was not trying to challenge… 491 more words

China

Cybersecurity

Part of Ukraine’s security and defence reconstruction will have to include cybersecurity.

Despite having a nation with more than its fair share of seriously and mind-bogglingly clever programmers/hackers, Microsoft competition winners and IT geeks  – external help if not required, has been offered and accepted.   238 more words

Politics

I did my job right

“I knew I did my job right” was the justification that Darren Wilson gave for shooting Michael Brown. From Officer Wilson’s account of what happened in Ferguson the incident was not straightforward. 256 more words

Climate Change

Call for Royal Commission in ADFA doesn't go far enough

The announcement today that the Defence Abuse Response Taskforce has recommended a Royal Commission into Abuse that has occurred at the Australian Defence Force Academy since its inception until today is good but it does not go far enough. 204 more words

Defence Abuse Response Taskforce

DART Recommends Royal Commission

http://t.co/54EIp3On8Z DART report recommending #RoyalCommission into #Abuse #ADFA from "Inception to present day" #YourADF #ADFAbuse

— Richard Matthews (@AbusedCadet) November 26, 2014

As the Report on abuse at the Australian Defence Force Academy makes clear:

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DART