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MI5, spycops, the media baron and the ‘counter-subversion’ think-tank

In a recent article by journalist Nafeez Ahmed on right-wing and far-right entryism into the counter-terrorism think-tank sub-culture, one reference immediately stood out. This reference was to the Institute for the Study of Conflict, a think tank that was very … Continue reading

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UK intelligence report on surveillance: findings, recommendations etc

  Below, hot off the press, are the key findings, conclusions and recommendations  of the ISC report: “Privacy and Security:A modern and transparent legal framework” which was published today. In the meantime, here is an alternative slant on the report … Continue reading

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UK counter-terror policy impractical and rife with legal flaws

  Yesterday the UK Home Secretary, Theresa May, introduced the new Counter-terrorism and security bill to Parliament. It was no coincidence that this followed the report, published the day before, into the killing of soldier Lee Rigby, which was aimed … Continue reading

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