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Don’t rush in to wrong explanations of Russian interference

Don’t rush in to wrong explanations of Russian interference Vladimir Putin and the Russian state are ruthless. But so is Britain. The real story is about competition, cooperation and corruption under capitalism

New laws give dangerous powers to the state

New laws give dangerous powers to the state The Tories rushed through new laws to ‘deal’ with coronavirus—but parts of them are a threat to us all

Did British government and Libyan regime conspire to torture suspect?

Did British government and Libyan regime conspire to torture suspect? New revelations about accusations that involve Boris Johnson

Spy cop who was used against the Stephen Lawrence family

Spy cop who was used against the Stephen Lawrence family The third police spy who targeted those fighting for justice for Stephen Lawrence has been named.

The Troublemaker - US spy in charge of torture means Brit secrets stay safe

The Troublemaker - US spy in charge of torture means Brit secrets stay safe When the US spy Gina Haspel was presented to the queen at Buckingham Palace, she introduced herself as “minister-counsellor for co-ordination affairs” at the US embassy in London.

The Troublemaker: The Russians are coming and have bought the Tories

The Troublemaker:  The Russians are coming and have bought the Tories The level of confusion over what actually happened is matched by the level of bluster over the nerve agent attack on British spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter

A legacy of spies’ lies

27 February 2018
Intelligence services are neither intelligent nor a service. But the spooks are a dangerous force used to subvert opposition to our rulers

Spooks, torture, oil and war—how the British state brought terror to Libya

30 May 2017
The British state has a long history of interfering in the Middle East

Spooks sat and watched in secret murder trial of spy

18 April 2017
A former spy who says he carried out a killing while mentally disturbed by his job was intimidated by the presence of MI5 officers at his trial.

We all lose from Apple's iPhone privacy row with FBI

18 February 2016
That the US state wants to clamp down on civil liberties is not surprising. That global multinationals are opposing them may be.

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