Professor of Strategic Studies at the University of Exeter
Patrick Porter is Professor of Strategic Studies at the University of Exeter, where he is the Academic Director of the Strategy and Security Institute. He is also a Senior Associate Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). He has appeared as an expert witness before the House of Commons Defence Committee, the House of Commons Foreign Affairs Committee, and the Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy.
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RT @WillHeaven On p.1 of today's @Telegraph and discussed in the Commons yesterday: the Home Secretary @sajidjavid will examine a new treason law to deal with returning Isis fighters, a cross-party proposal by @Policy_Exchange's Professor Richard Ekins - more here: policyexchange.org.u…
RT @WillHeaven .@CamCavendish in today's @ftweekend: "The think-tank Policy Exchange has argued persuasively that the [Treason] act must be updated to make betrayal a specific crime, which must be punished." It would help deal with returning Isis brides, she says. ft.com/content/157c8… pic.twitter.com/zbFJ…
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