The Task At Hand The Private Security Industry has taken on a far more salient role in protecting the spaces that we frequent in our daily lives, with the Security Industry Authority ensuring that security companies and their people are screened and trained to a rudimentary level. However, as their responsibilities increase and the services … Read More
Corporate Liability and Terrorism
Business’ Can be Sued After a Terrorist Attack Were you aware that in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks on the Twin Towers, the New York Port Authority was sued by people who got caught up in the attack and had to pay £35.5 million in compensation? Did you also know that the owner of … Read More
Your Safety Ignored : The Risk of Terrorism
UK Companies must have a Risk Assessment It is a legal requirement for employers to have a risk assessment, the law stating that employers must identify the dangers within their operational environment and then take steps to reduce the severity of the risks impact should they occur. Trips and falls, working at height, manual handling, … Read More
Islamic State ‘Beatles’: The Next Move
The sister of one of the victims of the infamous Islamic State group dubbed the Beatles – an Execution cell responsible for the murder of at least 27 of their hostages – has called for two of the gang; Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, recently captured while trying to cross into Turkey, to be … Read More
Slaughter at the Intercontinental Hotel, Kabul, AGAIN!
News of another attack on the infamous Intercontinental hotel in Kabul, resulting of the slaughter of at least 40 – but this number will probably rise as the full extent of the attack will come to light. To anyone involved with Kabul, it’s history repeating itself, as the hotel was attacked back in 2011 with … Read More
The Unknown Soldier
On November 7th, 1920, two years after the end of the Great War, four bodies of unknown British soldiers were exhumed from temporary battlefield cemeteries at Ypres, Arras, the Asine and the Somme. None of the soldiers who did the digging were told why. The bodies were taken by field ambulance to GHQ at St-Pol-Sur-Ter … Read More
Terrorists to Derail Trains?
Inspire is a magazine for Islamic extremists. Much as you or I would buy a periodical on cycling, gardening or what ever else takes your fancy, so todays terrorists literaly look for insperation on how best to spread their sick ideology. The latest thing trending for terrorists is to how to DERAIL TRAINS. Inspire is an al … Read More
Battle of Goose Green: Falklands War
It was the morning on May 28th, 1982. The battle for Goose Green, the first of the Falklands War, had started the night before with a naval bombardment. A and B companies of 2 PARA, had advanced from their start line at the base of the isthmus connecting the two Falkland Islands towards Darwin Hill, … Read More
Reducing Support For Refugee Crisis?
Mass population movements reduce resources and popular support for refugees, this is the sentiment held by the Prime Minster that she will convey to the UN this week. Having spent the summer working in Greece I ask the question: is there reducing support for the Refugee Crisis? Since Turkey put a stop to the waves … Read More
South Sudan: Assessment After the Violence.
In the wake of the civil war that erupted again in South Sudan in mid-July 2016, I’ve done an assessment after the violence, highlighting the dire situation that the world youngest country is facing. The current situation in SSD continues to deteriorate with fighting reported throughout the country. Fractures within the political and military landscape continue, … Read More