|Global Intelligence Information|
On this section of the Security Website we are going to inform you of what your government intelligence and security agencies are doing to protect YOU.
In this ever changing socio-political environment, and since the shift from the Cold War era to the global threat of terrorism, the team at the Security Website will let you know what information is of use to you, along with other useful information regarding intelligence policies and intelligence resilience and oversight.
We have compiled a list of reports by certain government bodies that explain and highlight what they do and what they have done in the past. A list of government bodies attributed to the oversight of intelligence agencies are listed below.
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COUNTER TERRORISM STRATEGY (CONTEST)
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The aim of CONTEST is to reduce the risk to the UK and its interests overseas from terrorism, so that people can go about their lives freely and with confidence.
The scope of this revised CONTEST strategy has been broadened to cover all forms of terrorism.
Our counter-terrorism strategy will continue to be organised around four workstreams, each comprising a number of key objectives
Pursue: to stop terrorist attacks
Prevent: to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism
Protect: to strengthen our protection against a terrorist attack
Prepare: to mitigate the impact of a terrorist attack
Download the full strategy document, the executive summary and translations of the executive summary.
Review of the Intelligence on the London Terrorist Attacks on 7 July 2005 (published May 2009)
This Report addresses the unanswered questions relating to the intelligence on the 7/7 bombers, particularly those arising out of the investigation of the 2004 fertiliser bomb (CREVICE) plot.
Report into Rendition (published July 2007)
This Report considers whether the UK security and intelligence Agencies had any knowledge of, and/or involvement in, rendition operations, and also the Agencies' overall policy for intelligence sharing with foreign liaison services.
Report into the London Terrorist Attacks on 7 July 2005 (published May 2006)
This Report examines intelligence and security matters relevant to the July terrorist attacks, focusing in particular on: whether any intelligence which may have helped prevent the attacks was missed or overlooked; why the threat level to the UK was lowered prior to the attacks and what impact this had; and what lessons were learned from these attacks, and how these lessons are being applied.
The Handling of detainees by UK Intelligence Personnel in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay and Iraq
This report covers the contact between detainees and the SIS, Security Service, both military and civilian DIS staff and military intelligence personnel in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay and Iraq.
Iraqi Weapons of Mass Destruction – Intelligence and Assessments (published September 2003)
This report examines whether the available intelligence, which informed the decision to invade Iraq, was adequate and properly assessed and whether it was accurately reflected in Government publications.
Inquiry into Intelligence, Assessments and Advice prior to the Terrorist bombings on Bali 12 October 2002
This report examines the threat assessment system and its application, whether Indonesia was a sufficiently high intelligence priority, and whether the travel advice provided by the FCO accurately communicated the assessed threat.
Report into the Security and Intelligence Agencies' handling of the information provided by Mr Mitrokhin 1999)
This report examines the policies and procedures adopted by the Security and Intelligence Agencies for the handling of information supplied by Mr Mitrokhin.
Sierra Leone (published in April 1999)
The report investigates claims made of British intelligence involvement in the events which led to the restoration of the Kabbah government in Sierra Leone.
OTHER REPORTS OF INTEREST
OTHER INSTITUTIONS AND GOVERNMENT WEBSITES OF INTEREST
Council of the European Union: Fight against terrorism
Home Office Security: Counter terrorism strategy
International Institute for Counter terrorism
Memorial Institute for the prevention of terrorism: countering terrorism with knowledge
National Counter Terrorism Security Office
UN Action to counter terrorism
UN Security Council: Counter-terrorism Committee
US Counter Terrorism Office
Global War on Terrorism/Strategic Studies Institute
OTHER NATIONS INTELLIGENCE REPORTS AND OVERSIGHT
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