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Piracy and kidnapping in Somalia

Over the past several years, the pirates of Somalia have enjoyed what might be called a following wind. They operate in a country where government authority is weak and in many areas non-existent. They have the longest coastline of any … Continue reading

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Graduation – February 27, 2010

Saturday 27th February 2010, an early start ensured a timely arrival at Buckingham for the graduation ceremony. My girlfriend, children and I were looking forward to the day ahead. Weather was not too bad as we spent nearly two hours … Continue reading

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The University of Buckingham Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies (BUCSIS)

Professor Anthony Glees and Dr Julian Richards write: ‘The new term started yesterday and we are truly delighted that we now have twenty-one outstanding students taking our MA, MPhil and PhD programmes. Most students come from the UK but others … Continue reading

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Lord Carlile QC speaks at the BUCSIS-Bletchley Park Conference on 20 May 2009

Lord Carlile QC, the independent reviewer of terrorism legislation, was one of two keynote speakers at the BUCSIS-Bletchley Park Conference, held at Bletchley Park, on 20 May 2009 under the Chatham House Rule. In view of the importance of his … Continue reading

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BUCSIS’s Second Intelligence Conference takes place on 20 May 2009 at Bletchley Park

‘Bletchley Park and British Intelligence: Confronting Security Challenges, Past and Present’ 20 May 2009 The conference aims to examine * the impact that sigint had on the development of the British intelligence model (that is, the history of Bletchley), * … Continue reading

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