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The United Kingdom has long been an island under siege from terrorists who believe they can advance their aims through acts of violence. Protecting the public from the excesses of extremism remains the primary responsibility of government. For over a century Special Branch, MI5 and MI6 have prevented terrorist atrocities and have pursued those who wish to destroy the United Kingdom’s free and democratic way of life. Yet, despite developing one of the world’s most sophisticated security architectures, successful terrorist attacks have occurred with alarming regularity.
For the very first time, this new volume explores the evolution of counter-terrorism practice in the United Kingdom, brought to life with dramatic case studies and personal insider accounts provided by leading policy makers, prosecutors and counter-terrorism practitioners who openly reveal the challenges and operational reality of countering contemporary terrorist threats. From the troubles in Northern Ireland to the al Qa’ida inspired genre of international terrorism, this volume plots the trajectory of counter-terrorism policy and practice exploring the events that have served to change the course of civil protection.
This unique title is enriched by leading academic perspectives providing analysis of counter-terrorism responses and identifies lessons to be learned from the past, the present, as well as exploring the terrorist threats of the future to be tackled by the next generation of counter-terrorism practitioners. This accessible and authoritative volume is required reading for all in authority and academia who are concerned with national security, counter-terrorism and the law, as well as those with a vested interest in the preservation of human rights, the protection of civil liberties and democracy itself.Biographie de l'auteur :
Andrew Staniforth is an experienced counter-terrorism police practitioner and former Special Branch detective. A professionally qualified teacher and an Honorary Visiting Fellow at City University London, Andrew has developed national counter-terrorism exercise programmes and delivers counter-terrorism training to senior police commanders as part of the International Commanders Programme at the National Police College, Bramshill. He is the author of the Blackstone’s Counter Terrorism Handbook (Oxford University Press 2009, 2010 & 2012), the Blackstone’s Handbook of Ports and Borders Security (Oxford University Press 2012), and 'Counter-Terrorism & Violent Extremism', Blackstone’s Handbook of Police Procedure (Oxford University Press, 2009). Andrew has over 150 counter-terrorism related articles published in policing journals serving to raise awareness of contemporary counter-terrorism challenges.
Fraser Sampson is Chief Executive and Solicitor for the West Yorkshire Police Authority. He was the founding author of Blackstone's Police Manuals (Oxford University Press, 2009) and Blackstone's Preparing for Police Duty (Oxford University Press, 2010) and is the editor of Blackstone's Police Operational Handbook. Fraser is a Visiting Fellow at the University of Leeds Centre for Criminal Justice Studies and an Associate of the Scottish Institute for Policing Research as well as being the Chair of the Association for Policing and Crime Chief Executives. He has written and spoken widely on the subject of police law and governance and is a recognised authority in this area.
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