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Security Terrorism

Improvised Mortars – Counter IED Challenges

Counter IED challenges faced from improvised mortars. An assessment of the lethality of the improvised mortar and its use in terrorism in Northern Ireland.

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Security Terrorism

Aviation Security – Securing Regional Airports from Terrorism

Risk assessment of the threat from terrorism to regional airports, using Glasgow airport in Scotland as a hypothetical example. Aviation security and counter-terrorism.

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Security

Personal and Personnel Security, Kiev Ukraine

A personnel and personal protection risk assessment (worked example) based on a hypothetical consulting engagement with the Ukrainian government in Kiev.

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Security Terrorism

Transport Security and High Speed Rail Links in France

A security assessment of transport critical infrastructure and terrorism threats against high speed rail in France.

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Defence Innovation

MilTech and the Modernising Defence Programme

Evaluating the purpose and progress of the UK Modernising Defence Programme and opportunities for advancing the UK MilTech sector.

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Defence

Project Maven, Google and the power of conscientious objection

Project Maven, Google and the Pentagon – what next for Articial Intelligence, autonomous weapons systems, ethics and new wave conscientious objection.

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Smart Thinking

A Stoic view of creativity

A stoic perspective on writing, inspired by Seneca’s 7th epistle to Lucilius.

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Terrorism

Neo-Nazi Scottish Dawn proscribed along with NS131

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.

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Defence

A few thoughts on the Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

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.

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Defence

Hugh Hefner and Marilyn Monroe, feminism and security debates

The death of Playboy mogul, Hugh Hefner resurfaces important debates about female exploitation, sexual revolution and social liberalisation.