To keep two new carrier projects, the British Navy is proposing very deep cuts. So deep that the carriers may not have any planes to launch. This leads to all kinds of speculation--like building big carriers and then either using them for helos (which will not operate too well if anyone else has planes) or just have them standby in mothballs. Contracts are a bitch, apparently. Seems like the need to make a hard choice is making it hard to make a decent choice. Hard decisions do not have to be bad ones, but that seems to be the only ones being taken seriously right now.
HT to Pete Trumbore for linking to this.