Satellite dishes are seen at GCHQ's outpost at Bude
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MI5 chief Andrew Parker defends surveillance tools

MI5 has criticised leaks relating to Britain's surveillance operations, insisting the interception of communications is a vital tool in preventing terrorist attacks.

In his first speech as head of MI5, Andrew Parker said Islamist extremists in the UK viewed the British public as a legitimate target for attacks.

Gordon Corera reports.

  • 08 Oct 2013
  • From the section UK
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