Counter IED challenges faced from improvised mortars. An assessment of the lethality of the improvised mortar and its use in terrorism in Northern Ireland.
Risk assessment of the threat from terrorism to regional airports, using Glasgow airport in Scotland as a hypothetical example. Aviation security and counter-terrorism.
A personnel and personal protection risk assessment (worked example) based on a hypothetical consulting engagement with the Ukrainian government in Kiev.
A security assessment of transport critical infrastructure and terrorism threats against high speed rail in France.
Evaluating the purpose and progress of the UK Modernising Defence Programme and opportunities for advancing the UK MilTech sector.
Project Maven, Google and the Pentagon – what next for Articial Intelligence, autonomous weapons systems, ethics and new wave conscientious objection.
A stoic perspective on writing, inspired by Seneca’s 7th epistle to Lucilius.
NS131 and Scottish Dawn have been added to the UK’s list of proscribed terrorist organisations. How does proscription and proscription work? Are they effective in counter-terrorism.
Would the world be safer if we had more nuclear weapons? Thoughts on the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons winning the Nobel Peace Prize.
The death of Playboy mogul, Hugh Hefner resurfaces important debates about female exploitation, sexual revolution and social liberalisation.