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Britain’s Profiteering Spymasters Ignored the Country’s Biggest Threats
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Britain’s Profiteering Spymasters Ignored the Country’s Biggest Threats
October 30, 2020

While spinning the revolving doors, they have endangered the public by neglecting bigger security threats, like coronavirus and climate change, write Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis.

How the UK Security Services Neutralised the Country’s Leading Liberal Newspaper
November 26, 2019

Matt KENNARD, Mark CURTIS The Guardian, Britain’s leading liberal newspaper with a global reputation for independent and critical journalism, has been successfully targeted by security agencies to neutralise its adversarial reporting of the ‘security state’, according to newly released documents […]

How the UK Security Services Neutralised the Country’s Leading Liberal Newspaper
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HSBC Never Left the Dope Trade nor the Crown: Why HSBC Is No ‘Victim Institution’ in the Huawei Case
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HSBC Never Left the Dope Trade nor the Crown: Why HSBC Is No ‘Victim Institution’ in the Huawei Case
October 7, 2019

HSBC can be regarded for all intents and purposes as a British entity operating for British interests under the guise of a Chinese bank, Cynthia Chung writes.

How Gavin Williamson Almost Certainly Got Caught
May 8, 2019

It’s ironic is it not that the Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson, so close to the security services should get caught by the very surveillance services the state has been denying any knowledge of. Craig Murray, former UK ambassador makes an excellent point when it comes to Williamson’s downfall, that America did not want Britain to build 5G infrastructure using Huawei technology – and got its way, irrespective. As for Britain – unable to make even basic decisions without controversy is just another indication of the sheer ineptitude of government the nation is suffering from. Nothing like taking back control eh!

How Gavin Williamson Almost Certainly Got Caught
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Trump’s Attempt to Weaponize NSA Against His Enemies
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Trump’s Attempt to Weaponize NSA Against His Enemies
April 21, 2019

Not since the Nixon administration has a US president flagrantly attempted to use the NSA to involve itself in a domestic law enforcement matter in pursuit of an Oval Office cover-up.

Did British Spies Really Hack EU Negotiations?
November 30, 2018

The IPA gave GCHQ the most draconian and invasive powers of any western democracy. Otherwise known in the British media as the “snoopers’ charter”, it had been defeated in Parliament for years, but Theresa May, then Home Secretary, pushed it through in the teeth of legal and civil society opposition.

Did British Spies Really Hack EU Negotiations?
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Inside the British Army’s secret information warfare machine
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Inside the British Army’s secret information warfare machine
November 22, 2018

Walking through the headquarters of the 77th, the strange new reality of warfare was on display. We’ve all heard a lot about “cyberwarfare” – about how states could attack their enemies through computer networks, damaging their infrastructure or stealing their secrets.

Britain on the Leash with the United States – but at Which End?
October 13, 2018

The “special relationship” between the United States and the United Kingdom is often assumed to be one where the once-great, sophisticated Brits are subordinate to the upstart, uncouth Yanks.

Britain on the Leash with the United States – but at Which End?
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