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Part I: Republicanism and “An ever changing future.”

As the recently departed Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne on her Coronation Day on June 2nd 1953, she spoke memorably of the living strength of the Commonwealth, as well as of “societies old and new; of lands and races…

Putin warned his “mediocre” troops aren’t up to fighting in a nuclear battlefield

Vladimir Putin has been warned that his rag tag army of  exhausted conscripts and  demoralised mercenaries are in no fit state for him to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in the Ukraine. General David H. Petraeus, a former top U.S. commander in Iraq…

4,000 Brits told to leave Russia or end up in Putin’s army

Dual national Britons based in Russia face being called up to fight in Ukraine, western officials have warned An estimated 4,000 British people currently living in Russia have also been warned to leave the country as soon as possible. The…

Psych Ops: M15 creates elite “Minority Report” unit to counter Russian and Chinese infiltration threats

MI5 has created a new “Minority Report” research centre designed to combat the “insider threat” posed by traitors working for Russia and China. The top-secret unit will be staffed by a team of forensic and clinical psychologists under orders to…

A downed Wall Street tycoon, a furious and very public court battle, and now allegations of Russian espionage added into the mix

Explosive claims have emerged from the Ukraine that a former model who accused one of the most powerful men on Wall Street of multiple sexual assaults, is a Russian spy. The intelligence arm of Ukraine’s Ministry of Defence published a…

China sanctions children of its critics – and ends up a laughing stock

China is being roundly mocked over its decision to sanction the children of lawmakers who have spoken out over its aggression towards Taiwan and human rights abuses in Xinjiang. Five British politicians and their families were hit with Chinese sanctions…

China’s treatment of Uyghurs may amount to crimes against humanity, says UN

CHINA has been accused by the United Nations of large scale imprisonment, systematic rape, enforced sterilisation, and torture against the Muslim Uyghurs and other minorities. An explosive report by Michael Bachelet, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, details credible…

Former Director of Special Forces: The Queen is Dead, Long Live the King!

We all knew that this sad day was inevitable but still held eternal hope that we would somehow find ourselves not having to utter those four sober and solemn words: ‘The Queen is dead.’ That day has come, and we…

Former ambassador on China and Taiwan – steering clear of the red lines

In mid-August, China’s angry response to US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taipei was to fire live missiles over Taiwan and into its territorial waters and hold military exercises closer than ever before to the island. Tension…

Former army chief calls on King Charles to stop campaigning and become as “inscrutable” as his late mother

Lord Richard Dannatt, former head of the British Army, writes exclusively for National Security News, urging King Charles III to “take on the same mantle of inscrutability” as his beloved late mother, and serve Britain and the armed forces in…