The launch of the first annual report of the UK’s Office for Professional Body Anti-Money Laundering Supervision signals a bold step forward for UK anti-money laundering supervision, but many questions about the wider government supervision strategy remain unanswered.
Daesh, Al-Qa’ida and other terrorist organisations may appear to be in current retreat. But rather than being eradicated, they have scattered. The violent extremism they have spawned has not entirely disappeared and understanding how it might evolve is going to be a central preoccupation for security planners.
While it is true that Italy has not, as of yet, experienced a large-scale terror attack like those seen in other parts of Europe, this is likely not the consequence of collusion between Italian mafias and jihadist cells as some have claimed.
The UK PONI Autumn Seminar brought together three former Cabinet ministers to present personal accounts of their interactions with nuclear policy and decision-making, conveying their insights to the...