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UK intelligence, security agencies using child spies against terrorists – report

The UK intelligence and security agencies are deploying children as spies in covert policing and security operations against terrorists, gangs and drug dealers, new UK parliamentary report revealed. Some of the minors  tasked with gathering intelligence are under 16, the report by a House of Lords review committee said. The report, published last week, was

Brookings experts react to the Trump-Putin meeting and NATO summit

Thomas Wright, Alina Polyakova, Constanze Stelzenmüller, Steven Pifer, Pavel K. Baev, Amanda Sloat, Célia Belin, Kemal Kirişci, and Tarun Chhabra   Wright, Director of the Center on the United States and Europe; Senior Fellow in the Project on International Order and Strategy: The summit today, and the visit to Brussels and the U.K. that preceded it, revealed that the president is now

NATO expels seven Russian diplomats

The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has expelled seven Russian diplomats, while it has also denied accreditation to three more, AFP reports, quoting NATO’s Secretary General, Jens Stoltenberg. Among other things, NATO promotes democratic values and enables its 29-member countries to consult and cooperate on defence and security-related issues to solve problems,

Is Europe bold enough to counter US ambivalence?

The Munich Security Conference is expected to be dominated by US President Donald Trump's ambivalence toward traditional alliances, leaving Europe no choice but to step up its defense initiatives.   So much for basing scholarly foreign-policy debate on the international order. "The world is becoming less international and less orderly," Ambassador Wolfgang

Russia has better integrated electronic warfare capability than NATO: UK expert

..Helped counter drone swarm attack in Syria Russia boasts better integrated electronic warfare and “offensive and defensive electromagnetic spectrum capabilities” than NATO forces in Europe, a UK authority on the Kremlin’s military said this week. USNI News quoted Roger McDermott, a senior research fellow in war studies at King’s College London, as

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