Professor Anthony Glees MA MPhil DPhil is director of the Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies (BUCSIS) at the University of Buckingham. He has previously taught at Oxford, Warwick and Brunel universities. He has a specialist concern with national security issues and intelligence-led security policies, both domestic and foreign. He is the author or co-author of six books, numerous chapters in books and scholarly articles.
His most recent scholarly articles are ‘Redefining the Limits of Secret Activity in the United Kingdom’ in Intelligence Ethics Fall 2011/Vol 2 Number 2 ISSN 2151-2868 pp 2-18 and a review article ‘GCHQ The Uncensored Story’ by Richard Aldrich Cryptologia Vol 35 Issue 3 July 2011. He has a chapter in press in a book edited by Colin Murray-Parkes ‘Responses to Terrorism’ to be published in 2013 by Routledge.
He is a member of the international advisory boards of the Centre for Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism at Macquarie University, Australia, the Asia-Pacific Foundation in London, the Research Institute for European and American Studies in Athens, Greece, the Centro Studi sull'Intelligence, Scienze Strategiche e della Sicurezza in Rome and the Oxford Intelligence Group. Since 2002 he has been an expert consultant on security issues to the European Ideas Network, a think-tank attached to the EPP-ED Group in the European Parliament. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Intelligence and National Security and The Journal for Policing, Intelligence and Counter-Terrorism.
He has spoken on countering international terrorism at GCHQ (2008) and to the OSCT in the Home Office (2009). In 2010 he was invited to give evidence to the Parliamentary All-Party Homeland Security Group published in https://www.henryjacksonsociety.org/cms/harriercollectionitems/APPG.pdf and asked to give evidence, subsequently published, to the Parliamentary Joint Committee on the draft Communications Data Bill in July 2012 and then to the Joint Committee on Enhanced Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures in October 2012.
Our work examines the major strategies developed since 2000 in order to counter international terrorism. We argue that the concept of international terrorism has important meaning in that it correctly identifies something that is foreign to contemporary Western political culture and yet also has come to be located within it. As such it epitomises globalising [...]