Haroon Syed, 19, from London admitted to researching weapons and potential targets for a terror attack.
Rather than operating in silos, it is time to join forces at a U.N-like "security summit" that can focus on strengthening security in six critical areas: public venues, transportation, cultural and educational institutions, workplaces, border control and data and technology. By leveraging our combined military, intelligence, technology and economic power, we can better protect our citizens and prevent terrorism from happening in the first place.
The distinction comes 25 years after the agency dropped a ban on hiring gays.
"My sharpest concern as Director General of MI5 is the growing gap between the increasingly challenging threat and the decreasing
The reality of the war against terrorism is that since 2001, the U.S. has weakened groups like Al-Qaeda, but "hasn't wiped any out" according to a recent Washington Post article.
Storm's own blustery self-image and the bit of unrealness noted aside, Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA is a decent read for anyone watching the world of intelligence who also appreciates a good story.
All of a sudden, in a rush -- though not so spectacular a Rush as the outstanding racing drama which went wide across the U.S. over the weekend -- Homeland is on a dramatically new course. Not just different, not a return to Season 1, as most of the characters are in very different places, but new.
Blood and Gifts, a play by J.T. Rogers, creates a full overview of the issues and choices that were the precursors to our current situation.
The beauty of John le Carré's continuing canon is that his scrutiny of spies' lives is always a metaphor for humanity's broader existential predicaments.
A Case of Russian Sexpionage in Britain or Simply a Case of a Young Woman Preferring Older High Ranking Officials?
Ekaterina "Katia" Zatuliveter insists that she is not a Russian spy operating in the UK. MI5, the British internal intelligence service insists that she was working for Russian intelligence and wants her deported from the UK.
"As soon as he [Bet-Zuri] returned to Stern Group headquarters he proposed to suggest a plan for the assassination of highly
Cornwell, now 79, allows himself a modest smile. He is, actually, an extremely modest man. With his latest book, his 22nd
A former ballerina, Marina Lee was said to have naturally light blonde hair, spoke several languages, and a page in her security
For James Bond, high-tech once meant scrambling his telephone to stop the enemy listening in. But today's real-life spies