Turning the tanker: the UK’s ‘lucky’ escape and averting the CCP collision course

It has often been said that institutional change demands patience akin to that required to turn an aircraft carrier. However, it has also been said that — since an aircraft carrier has four engines — it is actually one of the swifter large seacraft to change course, and that the discipline necessary to instigate the cultural change that in turn effects institutional reform is more like that of training a horse.

I am not sure whether the urgent need for a review of the United Kingdom’s foreign…