Something has happened at the BBC

In a landmark departure from normal practice, the BBC has produced and aired a documentary on Turkey’s action on board the Mavi Marara earlier this summer. What is remarkable about this “Panorama” current-affairs programme is that the documentary, presented by Jane Corbin, gives an objective, neutral and factual presentation of views from both sides. And […]

Dealing with terrorists on the open sea, scenario 2

Once again there has been a police action in international waters. Once again it has resulted in fatalities. Once again a ship has been boarded by naval officers. The ship was manned by suspected terrorists and pirates, but this time the naval police force did not steer the ship to port for a thorough check […]