The Significance of the White Paper
Today’s White Paper constitutes the most comprehensive and open official review of the UK’s nuclear deterrence policy, posture and capability since the end of the Cold War. Presentation of Government plans for the future of the UK’s independent strategic deterrent in this depth is not only important for a full Parliamentary debate over the...
While Khalid Sheikh's capture is but the latest in a long series of arrests stretching over the last eighteen months of terror activists, it is nevertheless much more significant than any that went before it, in terms of both symbolic and operational implications.
The likelihood of a terrorist attack on commercial buildings using chemical or biological weapons is still relatively low. However, the rapidly evolving nature of the threat means that buildings now being designed or in construction should include protective measures to 'future proof' the building.