The long awaited Green Paper on Justice and Security suggests the British Government wants to close a legal loophole to ensure sensitive intelligence material from abroad can be kept secret. But is this wise in an age when advancing technologies makes secrecy more difficult and at a time when the public appears to want greater openness?
From 14 October, Mexico will be hosting the Pan American Games, a major international sporting event. Security forces will be significantly challenged, but the lasting legacy may be an overall improvement in law and order in Mexico.
What should be made of the recent spate of helicopter losses in Iraq? Are they a series of unfortunate coincidences, an indication of poor practice in coalition activities or the result of enhanced insurgent operations?