The U.K. missed an opportunity to clarify its view on non-intervention in international law for peacetime offensive cyber operations, develop perspectives on what states can do in cyberspace, and provide detail on what its own National Cyber Force does.
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The United Kingdom is aspiring to become a responsible democratic cyber power, but this is not without cost.
AUKUS has already sparked a hullabaloo, both with allies such as France and with adversaries such as China. This post explains the naval nuclear propulsion portion of AUKUS, its operation and legal basis, and the controversy surrounding it.
‘The Politics of Truth’: The U.K. Overseas Operations Act and Legislation on Northern Ireland Legacy
Two recent moves to “protect” veterans from “lawfare”—the Overseas Operations Act and a command paper on Northern Ireland legacy—illustrate its attempts to strike a balance between impunity and accountability.
The U.K. government's long-awaited Online Safety Bill was published on May 12. What does it say?
The Associated Press reported that the Russian military claimed one of its warships had fired warning shots in front of the HMS Defender after the British destroyer ignored a warning that it would be fired upon if it entered the Russian-claimed territorial sea off the Crimean Peninsula.
Schrems II will certainly affect the U.K.’s future data protection landscape. But the decision’s effects on Britain are not as catastrophic as some observers may have feared.
The British government neglected to investigate whether Russia interfered in the 2016 Brexit referendum, according to a report released on July 21 by the U.K. parliament’s Intelligence and Security Committee.
Following Brexit, leaders from the U.S. and the U.K have said they may collaborate on human rights sanctions. However, the two countries’ recent diverging sanctions decisions suggest coordination has not yet materialized.