General Sir Richard Barrons has laid out his concerns about the defence and security postures adopted by the UK, NATO, and the West more generally, at a time of what he argues is a substantially increased threat to global peace and security.
Germany’s interior minister Thomas de Maizière is set to announce new measures aimed at curbing terrorism after the Islamic State claimed two attacks in the country last month. Some may make a real difference, but many are intended to address the growing debate about the country’s immigration stance.
A recent UK Parliament Home Affairs Committee report makes insightful recommendations and provides welcome pressure to ensure that recovering criminal assets remains a key goal for the UK government and law enforcement. Still, the report misses some opportunities to push forward this important agenda.
The speech made by Gordon Brown on 14 November, in advance of the National Security Strategy which will be published in the next few weeks, sets out a strategy for preventing future terrorist attacks on the UK. Much of the new content of Brown’s speech pertained to Lord West’s review of physical security measures within the UK. These included the introduction of barriers to keep potential...
Yesterday, an Old Bailey jury ruled that London’s Metropolitan Police had broken health and safety laws and unnecessarily put the public at risk in the hours before fatal shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes.