of current affairs programmes and documentaries that appeared to be insufficiently critical of, or even sympathetic to,
terrorists. A notable example here is a programme in the BBC’s 1985 documentary series Real Lives, ‘At the Edge of the Union’.
‘Lovable people with babies’: the Real Lives controversy
‘At the Edge of the Union’ caused controversy, not because it gave voice
to a prominent republican, Martin McGuinness, who was widely
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regarded as an IRA leader
most significant time in shaping opinions (de Vreese and Semetko,
2004: 712) and as ‘the crucial phase’ (Hanggli and Kriesi, 2010) of referendums in different national contexts. Interest in the campaign is also
expected to peak in the media during this time. Indeed, BBC Scotland
and STV, the two main broadcasters that provide dedicated coverage
for Scottish audiences, broadcast sixty-four hours of news and current
affairs coverage on the referendum between 18 August and 18 September
2014, excluding any programming made for audiences in the rest of the
UK. This was
‘Anyone who says anything about our country, what happens to them?’ Nabila Makram, Egypt's minister for immigration, asked in July 2019, during a private party for Egyptian expatriates in Toronto. ‘We cut’, she said, while making a throat-slitting gesture with her hand (BBC 2019 ). This chilling statement coincided with an increased attention to the management of migration and diasporas by numerous Arab and non-Arab states in the Middle East. This book has argued that a fruitful approach to understanding the international relations of
Ireland and the rest of the UK.
This became the infamous ‘red line’ for the DUP. A few
months later Foster reiterated this graphically when she told the BBC,
‘There’s only ever been one red line and it is this, there
cannot ever be a border down the Irish Sea, a differential between
Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK … The red line is blood
red – it’s very red’ ( BBC News , 4 October
Sarah L. Henderson, Scott N. Romaniuk, and Aliaksandr Novikau
, not for money but as the
heart dictates. ( BBC Monitoring , 2004 )
This suspicion of Western donors
soon turned to hostility as a result of the color revolutions in the
neighboring countries of Georgia, Ukraine, and Kyrgyzstan in
2003–2005. In each country, massive protests
Challenges in cyberdefense cooperation for the U.S. and India
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BBC, ‘Xiaomi: The Chinese Brand
Dominating India’s Smartphone Market’, BBC (October 22, 2019),
available at www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-50135050 . (Last visited on November 29,
Ron Diebert, Steve Adair et al., ‘Shadows in the Cloud:
Investigating Cyber Espionage 2.0’, Information Warfare Monitor and Shadowserver
Foundation (April 5, 2010), available at www
into government with Sinn
Féin. He told the journalist Stephen Nolan, ‘We were told
if we didn’t do this then it was going to be curtains for our
country … How would I have faced my people if I had allowed this
country to have the Union destroyed and the setting up of a joint
government by the south of Ireland? ( BBC News , 4 April 2007). He
made a similar point to the Washington Times. ‘If we had
retired military men, and local hunters (see Premium
Times , 2014), as well as male and female members (BBC
News, 2017 ).
Agbiboa , D.
( 2015 ). “ Resistance to Boko Haram: Civilian joint
task force in north
were “disappeared” by state security agencies (BBC, 2017 ; Hashim, 2017 ).
These disappearances came after 700 similar cases were reported in
2016 (BBC, 2017 ). According to a legal
specialist who focuses on South Asia, security agencies in Pakistan
tend to link those who have been forcibly disappeared to terrorism.
But CS, on its part, has not taken a unified stance