A focus on sustainable, human security would reinterpret the “first duty” of government in terms of ensuring the security of people in the UK – and, inseparably, of people around the world – from the threats they actually face: most importantly, climate change.
Since the terrorist attacks in Paris, the French government has declared a national state of emergency; giving exceptional powers to security services and police. This is being used to suppress dissent and civil disobedience during the UN climate talks which started yesterday. Big events such as Christmas markets and football matches have been allowed to
Last month a number of local campaign groups based in Lambeth got together in a church hall in Streatham for a meeting that has been called by CAAT. The purpose wasn't just to analyse the problems, it was also to discover what we have in common and to discuss our common ground.
The UK sells arms to over 100 countries across the globe, including manyabusive regimes, or those in conflict, even selling arms to both sides The official justification for the Government’s unquestioning support for the arms trade is that it is vital to safeguard “national security”. CAAT’s
Dear Prime Minister We are writing with respect to the National Security Strategy (NSS) review and the Defence and Security Review (DSR), both of which are scheduled to be published following the 2015 General Election. We do so in light of