Where should the limits surveillance be placed? And how should intelligence oversight work? Following his first public speech delivered at RUSI, Andrew Parker, Director General of MI5 sparked off a national and international debate about the current terrorist threat and the role of surveillance and intelligence.
The intelligence-gathering revelations from Edward Snowden did harm national security, but they should now serve as an opportunity to have a mature national conversation on the hierarchy of accountability in intelligence gathering.
The possible options for the use of chemical weapons by terrorists are both many and varied. This article looks at one specific scenario - the discovery of an explosively configured device located in an urban area.
Selectively Addressable Digital Television offers a high capacity and high integrity method for the delivery of data for specific purposes to specific locations or people throughout the whole country, in real time, within a few seconds of receipt of the data.