Readership: Those working in intelligence, counter-terrorism and organised crime within the police including force intelligence bureaux, Special Branch, counter-terrorism units, Counter Terrorism Command, the Serious and Organised Crime Agency; staff within the national intelligence agencies; staff within Defence Intelligence and the Defence Academy; policy advisers and officials within Government departments and committees (Cabinet Office, Home
Office, Joint Intelligence Committee, Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre) and think tanks. Also of interest to students and academics on intelligence and security undergraduate and postgraduate courses, both in the UK and the US.
Julian Richards, Co-Director, Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies, University of Buckingham
Dr Julian Richards is Co-Director at the Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies at the University of Buckingham, and was previously a researcher at Brunel University's Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies. Prior to that, Dr Richards worked for 16 years in intelligence, counter-terrorism analysis, policy formation and training. In 1993, he was awarded a PhD from Cambridge University for his thesis on nationalism in Pakistan, and has since written numerous papers on terrorism, counter-terrorism and security. He is a regular facilitator on joint agency training programmes in the UK on
intelligence analysis and terrorism.
"Not only is this an important addition to the academic world of anti-terrorism law, but is essential reading especially for police involved in airport security, transport police and readers interested in security anywhere." - Sally Ramage, The Criminal Lawyer
"Anyone involved with security issues, from those working in intelligence and counter-terrorism, to those advising on government policy, as well as researchers and academics, will all benefit by Richards's thorough and systematic approach to this fraught, controversial and difficult subject." - Phillip Taylor MBE and Elizabeth Taylor, Richmond Green Chambers
"This book mostly 'unpacks' everything you need to know about national security in a
clear and simple way." - Sally Ramage, The Criminal Lawyer
PART ONE - THREATS
2: Setting the Scene: The Threat Picture in a Globalised World
3: Tier One Threats
4: Tier Two Threats
5: Tier Three Risks
PART TWO - RESPONSES
PART THREE - STRATEGIES
7: Administering National Security: Governmental Strategies and Structures
8: Boots on the Ground: Restructuring Military Capability
9: Fighting Asymmetric Conflicts
10: Domestic Policies: Counter-radicalisation and Counter-terrorism
11: Partnerships: EU, the UN, NATO, and the 'Special Relationship'