Interviews
IR Professor Interview Series: Richard English

IR Professor Interview Series: Richard English

In the first instalment of the FAR’s weekly interview series with IR Professors, our Analyst Katherine Hasiotis sat down with Professor Richard English, Director of the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence (CSTPV) and Wardlaw Professor of Politics at St Andrews University.  For the unedited version of this interview, you can...
Interview: John Sweeney on the Church of Fear

Interview: John Sweeney on the Church of Fear

Earlier this year I met with BBC Panorama Journalist John Sweeney to discuss his revealing new book on Scientology and the weakness of British libel law which made it almost impossible and potentially dangerous to publish. John’s book, The Church of Fear: Inside the Weird World of Scientology has finally made it into British bookshops...
Interview: Dr. Kenneth Geers on Cybersecurity

Interview: Dr. Kenneth Geers on Cybersecurity

The vulnerability, as Dr. Geers says, of say our financial institutions’ networks, is attracting and in fact creating new cybercriminals, and alongside the further deployment of law enforcement, diplomats, and the military in cyberspace, we are seeing the various battlefields of the state shifting from ground to cloud.