In the Media

Abu Hamza's trial exposes counter-terrorism dark arts

PUBLISHED May 9, 2014

Once upon a time, MI5 had just one lawyer - who was also available to MI6 - one afternoon a week. He wasn't much needed by the latter, partly because it didn't officially exist, and partly because it mainly dealt with foreigners, who didn't count in legal terms. Now, the two have so many legal representatives that if they all got up at once, their respective headquarters might topple into the Thames.

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