On 23rd February, the Chief of Defence Intelligence, Air Marshal Phil ‘Osby’ Osborn, spoke at the ninth event of the Strand Group.
The UK’s Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, spoke about the future of antibiotics at the eighth event of the Strand Group. Dame Sally used the occasion, held during the first World Antibiotic Awareness Week, to highlight the pressing global threat of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and advocate political action at all levels to contain it.
Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield and Dr James Jinks launched their new book, The Silent Deep: The Royal Navy Submarine Service Since 1945, at a Strand Group event at King’s College London on Monday 9 November.
Charles Moore, former editor of the Daily Telegraph and the Spectator, celebrated the release of his new book, Margaret Thatcher - The Authorised Biography: Volume Two, Everything That She Wants, at King’s College London on Tuesday 20 October.
Sir Iain Lobban gave the fifth Sir Michael Quinlan Memorial Lecture on the topic: 'The Shifting Sands of the Intelligence and Security World:
A Moral Sense'
Dr Michael Goodman delivered the one-hundredth and ninth Mile End Group where he launched his book, 'The Official History of the Joint Intelligence Committee, Volume I'
To mark 50 years since the creation of the Defence Intelligence Staff, Lord Hennessy chaired a panel including Vice Admiral Alan Richards, Sir David Omand and Mr John Morrison discussed
Lord O'Donnell (Cabinet Secretary 2005-2011) gave the one-hundredth and seventh Mile End Group, the fourth Sir Michael Quinlan Memorial Lecture where he discussed, 'Ethics in the Civil Service'
Former Prime Minister Tony Blair gave the one-hundredth Mile End Group, where he discussed 'How Government Really Works'
The British Ambassador to the Yemen, Sir Nicholas Hopton gave the ninety-seventh Mile End Group where he discussed, 'Foreign Becomes Domestic: The Work of the British Ambassador to Yemen'