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EU's anti-terror fight at risk after Brexit

In The News, 3 October 2018
Brexit Briefings, UK, Law and Ethics, Technology
For Malcolm Chalmers, a security expert and deputy director of the Royal United Services Institute, "if the UK was no longer able to take part in the EU databases that are developing rapidly, if no new means of involvement were to be found, then there would be a significant downside, because it would be much harder to replicate that level of data sharing. "It doesn't mean that there would be no cooperation without UK membership, but it would be slower, more ponderous," he told AFP. "The real issue is speed and simplicity: the more complex the processes are, the more time it takes, the less the police can do," he added.

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Malcolm Chalmers
Deputy Director-General

Professor Malcolm Chalmers is Deputy Director-General of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). His research is focused on UK... read more