A-Z Archive

From the pages of Eye Spy Intelligence Magazine since May 2001

New Scotland Yard and CTC - Counter Terrorism Command

Agent recruited by SO12 for infiltration operation against suspected terrorists in London. ES79, 2012
Anti-Terrorist Hotline Launched 0800 789321. ES38, 2006
Anti-terrorist officers arrest AQ figure over Madrid bombing. ES27, 2004
AQ codewords for NSY. ES45, 2006
Assassination List. A Strange Twist of Fate. Feature. More deaths linked to alleged Russian List. ES91, 2014
Assassination List. Feature. Arrest made in the shooting of several targets including London banker German Gorbuntsov. ES84, 2013
Assassination plot on Tony Blair foiled. ES36, 2005
Assistant Constable Bob Quick. (See Operation Pathway. ES86, 2013
Attacker deliberately crashes vehicle into police detail at Parliament, London. Feature. ES117, 2018
Australian security services foil Anzac Day ISIS terror attack. Briton detained. ES99, 2015
Birmingham, UK. ISIS bomb factory discovered. ES112, 2017
Body armour issued after murder of Stephen Oake by AQ in Manchester. ES16, 2003
Body-worn camera programme. ES111, 2017
Brexit. Intelligence sharing implications. Brexit Spies and the Poker Game. Feature. ES111, 2017
British Army translator charged with espionage. ES46, 2007
British brothers jailed for fighting in Syria. Soldiers of Damascus. Feature. ES94, 2014
Buckingham Palace. ISIS lone wolf attacks police. Feature. ES111, 2017
Bulgarian intelligence liaise with MI6 over previous attack linked to Novichok. The Third Man. Feature. ES120, 2019
Changing Times. End of the British 'Bobby'? Feature. ES101, 2016
Civilian Dawn Sturgess dies in Salisbury from Novichok poisoning following attempted assassination of former GRU officer and MI6 agent Sergei Skripal. Major Feature. Novichok: The Sequel. ES117, 2018
CO19. Central Operations Specialist Firearms Command. Feature. (See De Menezes Affair). ES52, 2007
Code Severe. Public pod cast. ES108, 2017
Colin Sutton. ES92, 2014
Colin Sutton. Former NSY detective speaks about death of Gareth Williams. ES79, 2012
Control Room 160. (See Counter-Terrorism. The World of Counter-Terrorism and Intelligence. Part 10). ES86, 2013
Counter Terrorism Command (SO15), New Scotland Yard. ES101, 2016
Counter Terrorism Command launch advertising campaign warning of terror threats. ES55, 2008
Counter Terrorism Command tracks and arrests AQ bombers following attacks in Glasgow and London. ES50, 2007
Counter Terrorism Command. Commander Dean Haydon. ES110, 2017
Counter terrorist police allegedly bug prison cell of AQ prisoner. Feature. ES54, 2008
Counter-terrorism raids in Birmingham. ES59, 2008
Counter-terrorist operations throughout UK. (See Operation Overt). ES43, 2006
Counter-terrorist public poster campaign launched. ES38, 2006
Counter-terrorist raid in Leeds. (7/7 London bombs connection). ES59, 2008
Counter-terrorist raids across UK as AQ terrorists strike. (See Operation Seagram). ES59, 2008
Counter-terrorist raids conducted across Manchester in AQ alert. ES25, 2004
CTC. Officers detain terror suspects involved in the Woolwich, London, terrorist attack. (See Lee Rigby). ES85, 2013
Cyber attacks against NSY. Feature. ES79, 2012
Dean Hayden, head of NSY Counter Terrorism Command. ES102, 2016
Detectives fly to Sofia in hunt for information on killer of Georgi Markov. Feature. ES57, 2008
Detectives investigate murder of Litvinenko in Moscow. ES48, 2007
Dick, Cressida. NSY Commissioner. ES109, 2017
Diplomatic Corps. NSY detail protect William S. Farish, US Ambassador. Photo essay. ES17, 2003
Dirty Bomb Fears. Counter Terrorism Command warns UK faces real threat of unconventional terrorist attack. (See CONTEST). ES62, 2009
Dolphin Square, London. Information surfaces on alleged paedophile ring once based in Dolphin Square, a complex with several notable intelligence residents. The Darkest Secrets of Dolphin Square. Feature. ES98, 2015
DPG. Diplomatic Protection Group. ES68, 2010
FBI-New Scotland Yard cooperation. ES55, 2008
Fertiliser bomb plot. Operation Crevice. ES25, 2004
Finsbury Park, London. Terrorist Strikes in London. Major Feature. ES110, 2017
Five British terrorists named and sanctioned by United Nations. ES99, 2015
Fletcher, Yvonne. Judicial review ordered into death of WPC in 1984. ES114, 2018
Force considers moving from its famous London location. ES82, 2012
Four Britons arrested trying to join terrorist groups in Syria. ES87, 2013
Gareth Williams. Spy Death. Suspicions Continue to Linger. Feature. ES92, 2014
Gareth Williams. The Inquest. Verdict. The Artists of Alderney Street. Feature. Inquest concludes GCHQ-MI6 officer was probably murdered. ES79, 2012
German Intelligence raid on the Bank of England thwarted. ES63, 2009
Gold Command. Surveillance of Jean Charles De Menezes. ES35, 2005
Head of CTC to retire. ES51, 2007
Incorrect intelligence leads to shooting of innocent man. (See Lansdown Road). ES41, 2006
Intelligence analysts face difficult times as lone wolf attacks around the world by non-flagged individuals increases. The Watchers. Major Feature. ES101, 2016
Intelligence Conundrum. Feature. ES109, 2017
Intelligence on AQ raids leaked to press. Feature. ES48, 2007
Internal Affairs. Feature. MI5 investigate sleeper cell within NSY. ES55, 2008
Investigation into suspected poisoning of former KGB defector. ES55, 2008
Investigators probe new leads into the poison umbrella murder of Georgi Markov. ES57, 2008
Jack the Ripper. New evidence on identity of mysterious killer. ES42, 2006
Jacqueline Sebire. NSY Chief Inspector speaks about death of Gareth Williams. ES79, 2012
Jail sentences passed on members of three al-Qaida terror cells whose activities were uncovered by MI5. Feature. MI5 Surveillance X Three. ES85, 2013
Jihadi John. Identity published by UK government - Mohammed Emwazi. Worst Kept Intel Secret. Feature. ES96, 2015
Julian Assange. Monies spent on security. ES109, 2017.
Keith Palmer. Police officer killed by ISIS supporter Masood, Khalid. See MI5. London. Terrorist attacks by ISIS lone wolves. 82 Seconds. Major Feature. ES108, 2017
Khalid Masood. Westminster Bridge attacker lawfully killed. ES117, 2018
Life sentence imposed for Finsbury Park attack terrorist Darren Osborne. ES114, 2018
London Bridge terrorist attack. Eight dead as ISIS terror cell strikes. Anatomy of a Terrorist Attack. Major Feature. ES110, 2017
London Bridge terrorist attack. No Intelligence Failure. Feature. ES110, 2017
London Olympic Games 2012. Counter-terrorist exercises at Olympic Village. ES74, 2011
London Olympic Games 2012. Pre-Games terrorist operations as UK suspects arrested. ES81, 2012
London. Terrorist attacks by ISIS lone wolves. 82 Seconds. Major feature. ES108, 2017
Major NSC CTC land and maritime counter-terrorism exercise. A Matter of Assurance. Feature. ES108, 2017
Major rise in UK counter-terrorism operations. Action Counters Terrorism. Feature. ES108, 2017
Major surveillance operation concludes with arrest of six people in London. Feature. ES80, 2012
Manchester Arena Bombing 2017. Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament - investigative findings. Intelligence Hindsight. Feature. ES119, 2019
Manchester, England. ISIS lone wolf terrorist attacks concert goers at Manchester Arena, May 2017. Major Feature. ES109, 2017
Mark Rowley NSY Assistant Commissioner. ES108, 2017
Martin Hewitt. Deputy Assistant Commissioner New Scotland Yard. ES92, 2013
Martin Hewitt. Deputy Assistant Commissioner, NSY speaks about death of Gareth Williams. ES79, 2012
Matador. US Special Forces/CIA search for AQ terror safe houses. ES34, 2005
Metropolitan Police Headquarters. 1900. ES63, 2009
MI5 and CTC thwart ISIS plot to kill British Prime Minister Theresa May. ES116, 2018
MI5 and New Scotland Yard engage new counter-measures to stop terrorist attacks in UK. Major Feature. ES109, 2017
MI5 and NSY investigate right-wing extremists. Looking Glass. Feature. ES119, 2019
MI5and NSY foil major ISIS attack in London. The Drive-by Terrorists. Feature. ES102, 2016
More AQ attacks likely in UK. ES36, 2005
Moscow's Trojan Horse. Feature. Royal Protection counter-intelligence unit removes suspected Russian listening device from Balmoral Castle. ES60, 2009
Most Wanted. Feature. Arrest in Libya of Omar Ahmed Sodani - wanted in connection with shooting of WPC Yvonne Fletcher. ES73, 2011
Neil Basu. National Coordinator for Counter Terrorism Policing UK. ES109, 2017
New addition to the Russian Assassination List as former GRU intelligence officer and MI6 agent Sergei Skripal is targeted by assassins in Salisbury, UK, using deadly Novichok nerve agent. Anatomy of the Skripal Sanction. Major Feature. ES115, 2018
New fears over WMD use. Feature. ES118, 2018
New investigation launched into murder of British agent Denis Donaldson. ES84, 2013
New legislation allows CT officers to shoot drivers of vehicles engaged in terrorist attacks. ES109, 2017
New measures to stop recruitment of ISIS operatives in prisons discussed by security officials across Europe. Feature. Inside Out: The Criminal Turned Terrorist. ES116, 2018
New Probe into 1984 Death. Following collapse of Gaddafi's regime, force announces new investigation into death of WPC Yvonne Fletcher outside Libyan Embassy. ES89, 2014
New Scotland Yard and MI5 launch Operation Danube, a multi-faceted programme to counter ISIS growth and recruitment. ES96, 2015
New Scotland Yard Counter Terrorism Command. ES80, 2012
New Scotland Yard Police Commissioner Sir Bernhard Hogan-Howe. ES91, 2014
New Scotland Yard present more evidence at Alexander Litvinenko Public Inquiry including imagery on how Polonium-210 was distributed in room where he was poisoned. ES98, 2015
New Scotland Yard. Royal Protection. See Bugs and the Culture of Interception. Historical overview. Part 4. The Royal Intercepts. (TC) ES90, 2014
New York City Subway Plot. Extradition request from US to UK for suspect. Related to NSY/MI5 operation at Cheetham Hill, Manchester. ES83, 2013
News of the World. NSY Operation Weeting. ES73, 2011
News of the World. NSY Operation Weeting. Phone hacking. ES79, 2012
NPCC. National Police Chiefs Council. ES109, 2017
NSY admit AQ used London as base before 9/11. ES11, 2002
NSY and CONTEST strategy. ES76, 2011
NSY arrest sailor Edward Devenney following MI5 sting operation. (See Silent Service. Feature. Submarines, Technology and Espionage). ES94, 2014
NSY arrest two UK Special Forces officers on suspicion of breaching the Official Secrets Act. ES73, 2011
NSY Counter Terrorist Command detain several terrorist suspects in Birmingham. ES76, 2011
NSY CTC detain Britons. See Syria Conflict. The Recruiters. How would-be jihadists are using tradecraft to recruit and travel to Syria and Iraq. ES92, 2014
NSY energise investigation into death of Yvonne Fletcher. Images of persons wanted for questioning released. Caught in Time. Feature. ES100, 2015
NSY investigation - Operation Lydd. See also Extraordinary Rendition. ES92, 2014
NSY ready to charge suspects over Litvinenko murder. ES48, 2007
NSY secure new evidence of Libyan involvement and killer of WPC Yvonne Fletcher in 1984. Smoke and Mirrors: An Intelligence Conundrum. Feature. ES109, 2017
NSY warn of misuse of UAVs. A Growing Menace. Feature. ES117, 2018S
Number of terror plots foiled in UK revealed. ES94, 2014
Officers arrest ISIS follower who plotted to kill 100 people in central London. The Oxford Street Plot. Feature. ES117, 2018
Officers from New Scotland Yard's Counter Terrorism Command train with SAS to provide security for 2012 London Olympic Games. ES77, 2012
Officers in New York study dirty bomb detectors. ES11, 2002
Operation Crevice. The Fertiliser Bomb Plot. Feature. ES40, 2006
Operation Danube. MI5-NSY Counter ISIS recruitment programme. ES100, 2015
Operation Kenova. Northern Ireland. Investigation into intel and terrorist activities from past (The Troubles) reviewed as arrest of senior MI5 spy revealed. Unforgiven: The Troubles - Embers Still Burning. Feature. ES114, 2018
Operation Pathway. NSY raids throughout north of England. ES62, 2009
Operation Salt. Counter terrorist operation. ES33, 2005
Operation Temperer. ES109, 2017
Operation Thesis. Response to 7/7 terror attacks in London. ES34, 2005
Operational Improvement Review (OIR). UK. ES113, 2018
Operations in Cheetham Hill, Manchester. ES86, 2013
Organisation announces new counter-terrorism tactics and increases firearms specialist numbers. New Scotland Yard Not Waiting. Feature. ES101, 2016
Organisation relocates to Curtis Green building on London's Victoria Embankment. Back in Time. Feature. ES106, 2016
Parsons Green Station, London. Terrorist attack. Major Feature. ES111, 2017
Poison gas exercise on London Underground. Feature. ES48, 2007
Police admit NSY involved in 70 anti-terrorist operations in UK. ES42, 2006
Police prepare for more ISIS urban attacks. ES102, 2016
Police release photos and description of bombs used in 21/7 attack. (See 21/7 London attacks). ES35, 2005
Protective Security Operations Unit. ES111, 2017
RAF Lakenheath. ISIS plot to attack USAF servicemen foiled. The USAF Air Force Base Plot. Feature. ES102, 2016
RAF Mildenhall. ISIS plot to attack USAF servicemen foiled. The USAF Air Force Base Plot. Feature. ES102, 2016
Record number of terrorism-related arrests in UK. Major Feature. ES113, 2018
Release of imagery of undercover and disguised police officers. ES116, 2018
Response in relation to riots in England 2011. Feature - Communication. ES75, 2011
Richard Walton commander CTC links Sousse and Bardo (Tunisia) attacks. ES98, 2015
Room 160 New Scotland Yard. (Gold Command). ES59, 2008
Royal Wootton Bassett. Three AQ plotters plead guilty to terror charges. ES84, 2014
Sailor sought to sell secrets to Russia. ES83, 2013
Security Nightmare. Feature. Royal Wedding - Prince William and Catherine Middleton, 2011. Feature. ES73, 2011
Security operations to protect London 2012 Olympic Games. Feature. ES79, 2012
Senior officer says 'talk to Al-Qaida'. Feature. ES56, 2008
Sergei Skripal. New Scotland Yard, MI5 and MI6 examining 5,000 hours of CCTV footage and array of other evidence. Feature. ES117, 2018
Service probes assassination attempt on London-based Russian banker German Gorbuntsov. Feature. Underworld: The Assassination List. ES81, 2012
Sir Bernard Hogan Howe, New Scotland Yard Police Commissioner, comments on ISIS flag wavers in London. ES98, 2015
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, Police Commissioner New Scotland Yard stepping down. ES106, 2016
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, Police Commissioner New Scotland Yard. ES101, 2016
Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, Police Commissioner on New Scotland Yard-MI5/MI6 liaisons. ES105, 2016
SO14. Protection of Royal Family and Sovereign Members. Photo essay. ES21, 2003
SO14. Royalty Protection Branch. Role of. ES83, 2013
SO15. Counter Terrorism Command officers raid London addresses in connection with ISIS. Feature. ES93, 2014
SO19 officers monitor summit in London between Blair and Putin. ES19, 2003
Special Branch. ES33, 2005
Special Branch. ES84, 2013
Special Branch. Origins. ES32, 2005
Suspects charged in plot to assassinate Prime Minister Gordon Brown. ES58, 2008
Syrian conflict threatens NSY investigation into the death of WPC Yvonne Fletcher outside Libyan Embassy. Feature. ES91, 2014
Talon. TAV countermeasure introduced in UK. Feature. ES111, 2017
Tentacles of ISIS. Feature. ISIS operatives and supporters launch and prepare attacks in Canada, UK, America and Europe. New Scotland Yard
Terri Nicholson. SO15. ES94, 2014
Terrorism alertness poster campaign.
Terrorism and security threats to UK. UK Eyes Only. Major Feature. ES113, 2018
Terrorism arrest statistics UK. ES111, 2017
The Flying Squad's Operation Magician and the 200 million pound Millennium Star heist. ES77, 2012
Trial concludes of ISIS cell plotting attacks in London. See ISIS Mid-2018 intelligence overview on the current status of the war with ISIS and cooperation between governments to defeat its military fighting forces and ideology - this as terrorist activities continue. ISIS/DAESH. Major Feature. ES116, 2018
Two ETA operatives arrested by New Scotland Yard CTC in London. ES80, 2012
UK Public Inquiry concludes former officer Alexander Litvinenko was probably killed by FSB. Litvinenko A.k.a. Edward Redwald Carter. Major Feature. ES101, 2016
Undercover officers deployed in major transit locations. Al Megrahi
Undercover operation thwarts ISIS plot. Cell Password ISIS. Feature. ES110, 2017
US award for Metropolitan officers involved with fake MI5 case. Feature. ES46, 2007