What is he guided by when he mixes fact and fiction? “The narrative,” he answers, “It will tell you how to go about your job. Starting point for me is the tenacity of one man – Himmat — over 19-20 years and it is a beautiful lens. People can take away whatever they want but […]
The day I tried to be an MI5 spook What did the Skripal attack mean for the UK and Russia? Queen thanks MI5 agents for their ‘tireless work’ Originally from Glasgow, Mr McCallum spent his first years at MI5 focusing on Northern Ireland-related terrorism, and later specialised in countering Islamist extremist terrorism.
In Imperfect, I explored whether my sense that appearance, even when it is more “normal” than mine, goes deeper than skin is something that other people experience generally. I concluded it is. I also explored what we can do when the way our bodies shape us isn’t in sync with our wishes. My own imperfect […]
But including Kirkuk and other areas to the south, which remain disputed between Kurds and Arabs was an “inflammatory” move that forced Baghdad to react with hostility, the observers say. “It was much more in their face. There has been no unity, no logic, no rollout of the plan. This strengthens the hand of the […]
“We are isolating specific command personnel involved in critical mission areas, including homeland defense functions,” a US military official at the command told CNN. “To ensure we remain capable of defending the homeland despite the pandemic, our command and control watch teams here in the headquarters split into shifts.” Some of the watch teams are […]
An enquiry said both MI5 and counter-terrorism police had missed chances to prevent the Manchester attack which was carried out by Salman Abedi, who was known to the authorities but not under active investigation.