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Papers and Presentations since 2001

  • Public Record Office Management Seminar, 'Secret Services and their Records', 9 January 2001
  • 'Anglo-American Intelligence Relations', SAIS John Hopkins, Bologna, 9 May 2002
  • 'Allied Relations in Asia and the Pacific', OSS Anniversary Conference, Langley, Virginia, 12 June 2002
  • 'British Policy towards the official history of intelligence', Canadian Association of Security and Intelligence Studies, Ottawa, 27 September 2002
  • 'Dangerous Liaisons', Intelligence and Liaison Alliance Research Consortium Conference, Princeton, 2 April 2003
  • 'The United States and Intelligence Alliances since 9/11', Royal United Services Institute, London, June 2003
  • 'Transatlantic Intelligence and Security Co-operation', SAIS, Johns Hopkins, Bologna, 11 May 2004
  • 'Multi-national Operations and National Accountabilty', RUSI Conference on Intelligence and Accountabilty in the 21st Century: Future Perspectives, 21 May 2004
  • 'Luxury, Security and Anonymity: The Crisis of Intelligence in the 21st Century', Keynote address, Canadian Association of Security and Intelligence Studies, 16 October 2004
  • 'Whitehall and the "War on Terror": Lessons from the UK's Year of Intelligence', Royal Irish Academy Conference, Dublin, 26 November 2004
  • 'Luxury, Security and Freedom', BISA - Anglo-American Relations panel, University of Warwick, 21 December 2004,
  • 'Trouble Ahead: Intelligence and Globalisation', Analysts Section, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, 23 April 2005.
  • 'UKUSA, The Western Alliance and COMSEC', Norwegian Ministry of Defence Conference on Intelligence and Policy, Oslo, 29 April 2005.
  • 'British Intelligence Operations in Germany during the late Cold War', NISA-German Intelligence Studies Association Conference, Amsterdam, 18 June 2005
  • 'Luxury and Terror: The Challenge of Globalisation', UK Defence Intelligence and Security Centre, Chicksands, 28 June 2005
  • 'Intelligence and Anglo-American Relations since 9/11', Transatlantic Studies Association Conference, University of Nottingham, 13 July 2005
  • 'Whatever happened to the old 'new threats? Setting priorities in a world of global change', NATO Advanced Research Workshop on the Changing Face of Intelligence, St Antony's College, Oxford, 11 December 2005
  • 'UK Intelligence in the context of Counter-terrorism', Punjab Police Headquarters, Lahore, 22 March 2006.
  • 'The Crisis of Intelligence: States, Secret Service and Globalization', Joint Service Command and Staff College, Watchfield, 7 May 2006
  • 'The UKUSA Alliance and Communications Security', Royal United Services Institute, Whitehall, 30 June 2006
  • 'Intelligence and Globalization', Spies, Lies and Intelligence Conference, Christ Church College, University of Oxford, 11 September 2006
  • 'Do we know now? Recent Revelations about Intelligence and the Cold War', War Studies Centre, University of Birmingham, 1 March 2007
  • 'The Crisis of Intelligence in the 21st century', Department of War Studies, Kings College London, 2 March 2007
  • 'The Intelligence Dimension of NATO's Northern Army Group', at Warfare in the Central Sector, 1948-68, Joint Conference between Netherlands Institute of Military History, The Hague and Militargeschichtliches Forschungsamt, Postdam held at Muenster, 22 March 2007
  • 'Global Intelligence versus National Accountability: New Facets to an Old Problem?', Centre for Intelligence and Security Studies Conference, University of Wales, Gregynog, 28 April 2007
  • Keynote address, 'British Intelligence and Jane Austen', at Spooked, Conference on Cultures on Intelligence in Britain, 1945-2007, Humanities Research Centre, University of Warwick, 12 May 2007
  • 'Global Structures and Secret Agencies: Understanding the Crisis of Intelligence', ECPR Conference, Pisa, 6 September 2007
  • 'Warning, Surprise and Special Operations: Intelligence and British Forces in Germany 1954-1973', International History Seminar, Institute of Historical Research, University of London, 16 October 2007
  • 'Stabiliser or Source of Risk? The Role of Intelligence in the International System', BISA, University of Cambridge, 18 December 2007
  • 'US-European Intelligence Co-operation: Low Politics and Constraint', Workshop on Transatlantic Relations after Bush, Launde Abbey, 10-11 April 2008
  • 'Risks and Rewards? Costs and Benefits? British Intelligence During the Cold War', Keeping Secrets: How Important was Intelligence to the conduct of International Relations from 1914 to 1989, Conference at the German Historical Institute, London, 17-19 April 2008
  • 'Accountants, Consultants and Non-Executive Directors in UK Intelligence', 7 May 2008, Workshop on the Future of UK Intelligence, Institute of Advanced Study, University of Warwick, 7 May 2008
  • 'British and American Intelligence During the Cold War', Møller Centre, University of Cambridge, 17 August 2008
  •  Conference on the Accountability of International Intelligence Co-operation, hosted by the Norwegian Parliamentary Intelligence Oversight Committee, 17 - 18 October 2008 (Word Document)
  • 'The CIA and Globalization', University College Dublin, Clinton Centre Conference, The CIA & US Foreign Policy: Reform, Representations and New Approaches to Intelligence, 20 February 2009
  • 'Trouble in Gnome-Land: British Intelligence in the Middle East During the 1970s', Conference at King's College Cambridge on Intelligence and Empire, 25 April 2009
  • ‘Intelligence Now’, Cheltenham Literary Festival, 11 October 2009
  • ‘Intelligence and the impact of Globalisation’, Keynote, Canadian Association for the Study of Intelligence and Security, Ottawa, 30 October 2009
  • ‘GCHQ: Some missing parts of the story’, Intelligence Study Seminar, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, 8 October 2010
  • ‘Public Representations of the CIA’, Canadian Association for the Study of Intelligence and Security, Ottawa, 15 October 2010
  • ‘Recent Research on the CIA’, with Kaeten Mistry, Netherlands Intelligence Studies Association, 9 November 2010
  • ‘Intelligence and Terrorism in Europe’, The Hague, 10 November 2010
  • ‘GCHQ’, Midlands Intelligence Seminar, University of Birmingham, 22 November 2010
  • ‘Intelligence and the Computer-Brain Interface’, Symantec Symposium, London, 23 February 2011
  • ‘Intelligence Organisations and Secret Britain’, with Peter Hennessy, Michael Smith, Keith Jeffrey, Oxford Literary Festival, 2 April 2011
  • ‘GCHQ’, Lewes Speaker Festival, 5 August 2011
  • ‘Cracking the Code: From Bletchley Park to a Brave New World’, Edinburgh Book Festival, 18 August 2011
  • 'The Science of Secrecy' with Dr Martin Knight Professor, Sir Peter Knight and Dr Simon Singh, Imperial College, 13 September 2011
  • ‘GCHQ – The Problems of Researching Open Secrets’, 2011 National Security Agency Symposium, Cryptology in War and Peace, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, 6 October 2011
  • ‘GCHQ – Missing Elements of a Hidden History’, Special Forces Club, Kensington, 31 October 2011