This year RUSI’s Politics and Terrorism conference on May 27 and 28 at the Royal United Services Institute will offer say organisers a wide-spectrum analysis of the developments in UK counter-terrorism policy since 2000.
Examining the various components of counter-terrorism activity, the conference aims to chart the development of policy and response to events. The objective is to provide delegates with perspective on the multifarious aspects of counter-terrorism policy and the various ways in which these components interact.
Central Government strategy and organisation
Developments in policing and intelligence
Military contributions to UK counter-terrorism
Foreign policy impacts on the threat from terrorism
Lord Carlile of Berriew QC, Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation
Susan Hemming, Head of Counter Terrorism Division, Crown Prosecution Service
Professor Paul Rogers, Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford
Peter Clarke, Former DAC and Head of SO15 Anti-Terrorist Branch, Metropolitan Police
Richard Norton-Taylor, Security Editor, The Guardian
Margaret Gilmore, Writer, Broadcaster, Analyst. Associate Fellow, RUSI
Professor Jim Waddington, University of Wolverhampton
Detective Sergeant Ken Kirwin, Lancashire Constabulary Special Branch.