Minority Politics Bites: Ministerial hubris stalls joint Global Combat Ship*

*Moderator’s Note:  This article was posted on Defence Iq on 21 March.  The first paragraph is reproduced here, along with a link the remainder of the article, with the permission of the editor.

“Once again the UK coalition government’s ham fisted, clumsy stewardship of defence has caused irritation to our international partners.  Not content with the damage done to the ‘special relationship’ with the US that the Strategic Defence & Security Review has caused; the government’s recent public disclosure that they were in consultation with the Canadian’s over joint warship design has arrested a potential deal which could have created hundreds of engineering jobs in both countries.”

You can read the entire article on Defence Iq here.