Department of Defense

Is It Not Time to Abandon the Sinking Ship We Call Trident?

Carine Bambara | Posted 18.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Carine Bambara

Trident has not stopped terrorism and it never will. Investing in our police forces, in early detection in tracking people who declare terrorist intents on social media is what will help resolve these threats.

Drone Strikes in Afghanistan Are Killing Civilians: They Must Not Remain Secret

Jack Serle | Posted 15.12.2014 | UK
Jack Serle

Conventional operations are starting to wind down in Afghanistan - we are months away from the international troops leaving. But drone strikes are likely to continue. Drones are widely assumed to be a clean, remote way of pursuing western counter-terrorism objectives there. Yet in its work on Pakistan, the Bureau has shown on countless occasions that drones are not as surgical as claimed.

DARPA 'Z-Man' Project Is Essentially A Real-Life Spiderman Suit

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.06.2014 | UK Tech

Darpa ('Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency') is the research wing of the US military. But on the internet, it's just a mysterious factory of te...

Saving Gary McKinnon: One Year on With Janis Sharp

Victoria Sadler | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Politics
Victoria Sadler

October 16 2013 marked the one year anniversary of Theresa May's statement to the House of Commons confirming that the UK would not be extraditing Gary McKinnon on charges of hacking to the United States as "a decision to extradite would be incompatible with McKinnon's human rights." One year later and the woman who led that campaign for ten years - Janis Sharp, Gary McKinnon's mother - is sat in front of me smiling a very broad smile. "It's relief, just relief."

100 Years Of Innovation: The Internet

Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Tech

Think about how much time you spend on the internet every day. You make up one third of the world’s population that now browses the web, be it for w...