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US Leads The Way In Donations For Ukraine. 

Western nations have donated close to an estimated 100bn USD in military aid to Ukraine to help the besieged country defeat the invading Russian armed forces.   More than 40 countries, led by the United States President Joe Biden, have supplied…

Britain’s Nuclear Revolution: Roadmap Unveiled for Unprecedented Expansion

In an exciting move towards energy independence and a cleaner future, the UK government has published a landmark announcement. The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, alongside Great British Nuclear, detailed the UK’s most extensive nuclear power expansion plan…

UK’s Quest for Underwater Defence

In a bid to fortify the nation’s security, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has issued a Request for Information (RFI), aiming to bolster the United Kingdom’s security measures by acquiring cutting-edge underwater defence capabilities. The RFI outlines a critical need…

The Decade-Long Tale: UK’s Role in Russian Trade-Based Money Laundering

The UK’s recurring implication as a facilitator of financial crime is highlighted yet again, as Transparency International Russia delved into Russian criminal cases, uncovering a troubling statistic: approximately one in ten money laundering cases implicated British firms. In their report,…

EXCLUSIVE: NSN speaks with Andrew Yeh on the Dangers of China’s Dominance of Critical Supply Chains

In an exclusive interview, NSN speaks with Andrew Yeh, Deputy Director of the China Strategic Risks Institute (CSRI), about the critical challenges Europe faces in its reliance on Chinese supply chains for its solar energy projects. CSRI researches the strategic…

Deepfakes: A Looming Threat to the Fabric of Democracy

In the ever-evolving landscape of technological advancements, deepfakes have emerged as a powerful tool with the potential to disrupt the very foundations of democracy. These manipulated videos, images, and audio files, created using artificial intelligence (AI), can seamlessly stitch together…

UK’s Cyber Security Agency Publishes First AI Security Guidelines

Lindy Cameron, the Head of the United Kingdom’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), recently made a groundbreaking announcement in the tech realm. Unveiling the world’s inaugural set of security guidelines tailor-made for Artificial Intelligence (AI), this move signifies a significant…

Britain’s Cyber Security Agency warns of AI Risks to Critical Infrastructure and Elections

“The new front line is online,” a statement by Rt Hon Oliver Dowden resonating louder than ever in the wake of global conflicts such as those in Ukraine, and Israel and Palestine. The evidence of evolving threats is overwhelming—from bots…

The Unwavering Spirit of Jimmy Lai

Jimmy Lai’s 1,000 days in solitary confinement.