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#19 Prevent with Sean Arbuthnot and William Baldet

5/28/2018
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On this month’s podcast we are looking at Prevent. Prevent is name given to the UK governments Countering Violent Extremism programme. “Prevent is about safeguarding people and communities from the threat of terrorism. Prevent is 1 of the 4 elements of CONTEST, the Government's counter-terrorism strategy. It aims to stop people becoming terrorists or supporting terrorism.” (https://www.ltai.info/what-is-prevent/) On the podcast we are joined by two Prevent practitioners Sean Arbuthnot and...

Duration:01:22:57

#18 David Neiwert, Alt America & Rise Of The Radical Right

4/27/2018
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EPISODE EIGHTEEN On this months podcast we are joined by author and investigative journalist David Neiwert. David has spent the majority of his career researching and documenting the far right in America. He is currently a correspondent for the Southern Poverty Law Centre and author of the book "Alt America: The Rise of the Radical Right in the age of Trump". On this episode we discuss the rise of the radical right into the American political mainstream. We look at Conspiracy culture and...

Duration:01:48:16

Need To Know - Strikes against Syria With Iain Ballantyne

4/25/2018
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NEED TO KNOW: STRIKES AGAINST SYRIA WITH IAIN BALLANTYNE On 7th April there was a chemical attack against civilians in Douma, Syria. 70 people were reportedly killed and 1,000 people suffered effects from the attack. The bombs in question were suspected to be filled with chemical munitions such as chlorine gas and Sarin. As with previous incidents of this nature, France, the UK and US governments accused the Syrian government as being responsible. French, UK and US forces launched joint...

Duration:00:31:15

Need To Know - Salisbury Poisoning With Jeremy Duns

4/7/2018
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NEED TO KNOW: SALISBURY POISONING WITH JEREMY DUNS The world is turning into a plot line from a Cold War novel, so we thought that it may be a good idea to chat with a Cold War novelist to try and make sense of it all. So on today’s episode of “Need to Know” we are joined by author Jeremy Duns, who has written a number of Cold War based novels as well as books on contemporary issues such as the coverage of the Edward Snowden revelations back in 2013. On this episode will have a look at a...

Duration:01:15:19

Need To Know - Salisbury Poisioning And Austin Parcel Bombings With Fred Burton

3/31/2018
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NEED TO KNOW: SALISBURY POISONING WITH FRED BURTON On Sunday 4th March, 2018, a former Russian Intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found on a bench in a catatonic state in the town of Salisbury. It has subsequently been found that the pair were poisoned. On this episode of "Need to Know" we are joined by former State Department Counterterrorism Agent and Author Fred Burton. We discuss the Salisbury poisoning, how professional assassins operate, and we ask who...

Duration:00:42:55

Need To Know Salisbuy Poisoning, British & Russian Submarines With Iain Ballantyne

3/30/2018
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NEED TO KNOW: SALISBURY POISONING WITH IAIN BALLANTYNE On Sunday 4th March, 2018, a former Russian Intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found on a bench in a catatonic state in the town of Salisbury. It has subsequently been found that the pair were poisoned. On this episode of "Need to Know" we are joined by Author Iain Ballantyne. We discuss how our submarine forces used to be a deterrent to hostile Russian military activity and how defence cuts have made us...

Duration:00:33:07

Need To Know, Salisbury Poisoning With David Videcette

3/29/2018
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NEED TO KNOW: SALISBURY POISONING WITH DAVID VIDECETTE On Sunday 4th March, 2018, a former Russian Intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found on a bench in a catatonic state in the town of Salisbury. It has subsequently been found that the pair were poisoned. On this episode of "Need to Know" we are joined by Author and former Counter-Terrorism Detective David Videcette. We discuss the poisoning, its context and why David is sceptical of rushing to blame the...

Duration:01:03:50

Need To Know - Sergei Skripal And The Salisbury Poisoning With Edward Lucas

3/24/2018
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On Sunday 4th March, 2018, a former Russian Intelligence officer Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found on a bench in a catatonic state in the town of Salisbury. It has subsequently been found that the pair were poisoned. On this episode of "Need to Know" we are joined by Author and Journalist Edward Lucas. We discuss the poisoning, its context and why Russia is the main suspect in this assassination attempt that happened in broad daylight on the streets of Great Britain. You can...

Duration:00:21:26

#15: The Rage - The vicious circle of Islamist and Far-Right extremism

12/15/2017
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On Episode 15 we interview author Julia Ebner who has written a fantastic book called “The Rage” that looks at the relationship between Islamist extremists and the Western Far Right. If you like the work we are doing please support this podcast by becoming a Patreon subscriber today by going to www.patreon.com/drycleanercast You can join in the discussion by connecting with us on Twitter. Go to: www.twitter.com/drycleanercast For more information about the podcast and to listen to past...

Duration:01:04:16

The Battle For British Islam

11/24/2017
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On this months podcast, we are joined by journalist and author Tony McMahon. We discuss his book "The Battle for British Islam" which he co-authored with Sara Khan. For more information about the work Sara and Tony do please visit: https://wewillinspire.com/ If you like the work we are doing please support this podcast by becoming a Patreon subscriber today by going to www.patreon.com/drycleanercast You can join in the discussion by connecting with us on Twitter. Go to:...

Duration:00:34:05

Need To Know- Episode Two - North Korea, Parsons Green, Barcelona Attack And More-

10/6/2017
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On this episode we will be looking at events that took place between July and September 2017. Anthony Ruggiero from the Foundation for Defence of Democracies joins us to discuss North Korea for the first half. Then we are joined by former Counter Terrorism Detective and Author, David Videcette, to discuss the Barcelona attacks and the failed Parson's Green tube bombing. If you enjoyed the show please support us by becoming a subscriber on Patreon by going to www.patreon.com/drycleanercast

Duration:01:23:50

#12 Submarines for espionage & trident For Nuclear Defence - With Iain Ballantyne

9/22/2017
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The Dry CleanerCast returns after a short summer break. This month we go Nuclear on "The Dry CleanerCast". We just hope your bunker has wifi. We are joined by Iain Ballantyne, author of "Hunter Killers: The Dramatic Untold Story of the Royal Navy's Most Secret Service". We discuss the use of submarines for espionage and nuclear defense. We dive into dangerous water disusing the renewal of #Trident the Royal Navy's nuclear deterrent. If the podcast is not enough we have also created a...

Duration:01:17:08

#11 Dr William Matchett Special Branch And The Intelligence War Against The IRA

5/19/2017
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On this months "The Dry CleanerCast" we are joined by former Special Branch Officer, Dr William Matchett. We discuss his book "Secret Victory: The Intelligence War That Beat The IRA". If you enjoy the podcast please support us by subscribing to our Patreon page: https://www.patreon.com/DryCleanerCast Also you can connect with us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/drycleanercast

Duration:01:10:53

#10 Peter Bleksley Undercover Policing, The War On Drugs, Organised Crime And Hunted

4/7/2017
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On Episode 10 of "The Dry CleanerCast" we are joined by former London Met Detective Peter Bleksley. Peter was one of the Met's top undercover detectives during the 1980's to the Mid 1990's. We discuss what it is like to work undercover, the war on drugs and the wider issue surrounding drugs and the illegal drugs trade. We also discuss Peter's work in television on "Hunted", "Guerrilla" and "Murphy's Law".

Duration:01:26:40

#06 David Videcette - Former Counter Terrorism Detective London Met

12/23/2016
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On Episode 6 we are joined by David Videcette. David was a counterterrorism detective for the Metropolitan Police Service in London. He was involved in the investigation of the 7/7 London Bombings and the failed 21/7 Bombings. He is now an author and he has released a novel "The Theseus Paradox" which is a fictional account of the investigation into the London bombings.

Duration:01:03:13

#05 Malcolm Nance - The Plot To Hack America

12/18/2016
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On episode 5 of "The Dry CleanerCast" we are joined by author and former US intelligence officer Malcolm Nance. We discuss the alleged Russian plot to hack and disrupt the 2016 US Presidential Election.

Duration:00:47:18

#1 MEREDITH TAX

9/8/2016
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Episode 1: Meredith Tax In the first half of the show host Chris Carr discusses the problematic relationship between Anglo American left and the Muslim right with author Meredith Tax. Later in the podcast they discuss the role of Kurdish women in the fight against ISIS.

Duration:00:48:04