Resisting the Terror episode 4

29th April 2012

In this show we look at the use of HUMINT - human intelligence - in counter-terrorism operations.  We analyse the portrayal of the security services in the second episode of the BBC's Modern Spies, and consider the case of would be shoe bomber Saajid Badat.

Episode 4

download here (mp3 52.5MB)

 

Sources:

BBC Modern Spies episode 2

BBC report on Saajid Badat sentencing

R vs Saajid Badat opening speeches (prosecution lawyer refers to shoe bombings as 'simulated attacks')

R vs U20090934 Application under SOCPA

CIA Annual Report of the United States Intelligence Community 2002