MI5 ‘failure’ to spot the resurgence of Russia


Originally posted by The Times.

Sir, MI5 is indeed scrambling to catch up with the threat from Russia. But blame for our woeful lack of preparedness lies not with the men and women who work at Thames House but with their political masters (“MI5 has been caught on the back foot once again”, Thunderer, Nov 2). Anyone who finds today’s new cold war a surprise simply hasn’t been paying attention.

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