Examining the UK experience in the 'war on terror', this book analyses the discourse of 'war', the politics of panic and the effectiveness of counter-terrorist policies.It examines how the 'war on terror' has impacted in the UK in terms of policing, law and intelligence practices. It covers national security and civil liberties, the effectiveness of major counter terrorist tools; including intelligence gathering and processing, counter terrorist finance, public order, and the current and proposed counter terror legislation. It provides a Comparative Perspective: Spain, the Netherlands and Australia.Discussing the UK experience in the 'war on terror', this book critically analyses the discourse of 'war' and ideas of the politics of panic, as well as forensically analyzing the effectiveness of counter-terrorist policies such as intelligence gathering and processing, counter-terrorist finance and public order.
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JON MORAN is Reader in Criminal Justice at the University of Wolverhampton, UK. He has published on policing, security, corruption and democratization. He is the author of Policing the Peace in Northern Ireland. MARK PHYTHIAN is Professor of Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Leicester, UK and Director of the University's Centre for Diplomatic and International Studies. He co-edited Intelligence and National Security Policy Making on Iraq: British and American Perspectives and is author of The Labour Party, War and International Relations, 1945-2006 and Arming Iraq.