All posts tagged 9/11

  • Current Affairs
    Should cockpit safety doors be reviewed?

    Following the terrorist attacks of 11th September 2001, the role of cockpits and their port of entry were reviewed, leading to the widespread introduction of reinforced security doors. The crash of Germanwings flight 9295 has again brought attention to this issue, with many now questioning the practicality of these fortified doors, once...

  • Current Affairs
    Sir Rifkind calls for access to CIA material on UK’s role in post-9/11 probes

    Sir Malcolm Rifkind has demanded that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) release details of the UK’s role in the treatment of CIA detainees post-9/11. Sir Rifkind, head of the Commons Intelligence and Security Committee, announced on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show that the board would be asking to see material redacted from...