British governments have rarely taken a
National Security Strategy: Winning on Wicked Issues
Faced with the risks of organised crime, terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, the public likes to believe that government is doing all it can to protect them. The idea that there might be inertia, or turf wars between departments charged with keeping them safe, is deeply disturbing. Now, the British government is publishing its ﬁrst national security strategy, a chance to assess the threats and how best to respond.