Victor Madeira

Victor Madeira

‘Appointing nodding loyalists points to the creeping politicisation of national security. The aim, insiders fear, is to prevent genuine, independent scrutiny of the government’s most sensitive activities and policies’

Our societies are now the battlefield; people, not kit, should drive national security thinking

Poor education stunts home-grown talent and undermines national security

Talk of hybrid war tends to overlook a simple reality: the Cold War may have technically ended, but the main authoritarian regimes born of it have retained their revolutionary essence

A public letter by Orthodox parish clergy defies the secular and ecclesiastical hierarchy