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Andrew Parker on Terrorism, technology and accountability
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Foreign Secretary on Intelligence and Security
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Analysis: The Killing of Osama: Easy Operation as a result of Hard Intelligence 6 May 2011 by Professor Michael Clarke
The audacious operation that killed Osama Bin Laden was completed relatively shortly. It reaped the benefits of a careful intelligence operation that lasted months, if not years. Intelligence Terrorism Al-Qa'ida The Pakistan Nexus United States Americas Pakistan Central and South Asia
Police counter terror Analysis: UK Counter-Terrorism Review 27 Jan 2011 by Margaret Gilmore
UK Counter-Terrorism laws have been reviewed by the government and found wanting. But do planned changes herald a new, fairer era in tackling terrorism, or are they a weaker version of existing powers? Intelligence Domestic Security Terrorism Securing Britain UK Europe
High Court Analysis: National Security and the Judiciary 17 Nov 2010
The Rt Hon Lord Justice Gross outlines a variety of areas where national security impacts on the courts. He said that both the security agencies and the courts must come to a mutual understanding which helps them to perform their vital roles whilst preserving intelligence secrecy operating within a legal framework. Intelligence Terrorism Law and Ethics
Intelligence Oversight in the UK Analysis: Preliminary RUSI Briefing: The National Security Strategy 2010 18 Oct 2010
Now in its third year, the National Security Strategy is even more important as it is a precursor to tomorrow's Strategic Defence and Security Review. The Strategy is an honest attempt to think afresh about British security, with a focus on terrorism and cyber-security. However, it ignores the difficult real-world decisions that must be made to create an effective strategic review. UK Defence Terrorism Domestic Security Intelligence Cyber Technology
Russian spies RUSI Journal: A Wilderness of Shifting Mirrors: Western Counter-Intelligence in the Next Decade 18 Oct 2010
Western intelligence agencies will face new threats in the years to come, requiring new resources for counter-espionage Intelligence
Gates and Mullen RUSI Journal: The Leak before the Storm: What WikiLeaks Tells us About Modern Communication 22 Aug 2010
The now-infamous deluge of raw intelligence via the WikiLeaks website has exposed Western governments' inability to come to terms with the digital information age Intelligence Information
Radio handover ISAF RUSI Journal: The Art of Conversation: Revising Strategic Communications 22 Aug 2010
To get StratComs right in Afghanistan, we must engage in two-way dialogue not one-way messaging Intelligence Information
Afghanistan analysis Analysis: The leaking of the Afghan War documents 26 Jul 2010 by Professor Michael Clarke
How significant is the release of the Afghan war documents on WikiLeaks? RUSI Director Michael Clarke gives his assessment Afghanistan Central and South Asia Intelligence Iran Middle East and North Africa Pakistan Information Technology
Obama Medvedev talks Analysis: Russia, the US and the old business of spying 29 Jun 2010 by Dr Jonathan Eyal
The unravelling of a Russian spy network in the United States could well destabilise the rapprochement between the two countries which began after the election of President Obama. Intelligence Russia Europe United States Americas
MoD logo RUSI Defence Systems: Progressing Team Complex Weapons 23 Jun 2010
Steve Wadey reports on the progress made through Team Complex Weapons since 2005 Intelligence
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