Mockingbirds

The house! The restaurant! The luggage! The car! The front door! Finding a nerve agent is hard. And that's ok – I don't know anything about this stuff, so maybe...

China’s Scramble For African Cobalt Has Nothing To Do With Nuclear Weapons

It's entirely true that there's a scramble going on for the very rich cobalt deposits of certain parts of Africa. It's also true that...

Beatles Fought For Islamic State – So Unfair They Lose UK Citizenship, Eh?

That at least is the complaint being made, that the remaining pair of the "Beatles" who fought for Islamic State think it is unfair...
When icy roads fill with abandoned vehicles, gridlock ensues...

The Problem with Defence “Efficiency”

A recurring refrain around the UK defence budget is the need for efficiency, and the endless quest for "savings" to be found from cutting...