British Intelligence Service Operations

Sir John Sawers, chief of Britain’s MI6 secret service since June, made his first public speech, addressing the need for secrecy, the… read more

Sir John Sawers, chief of Britain’s MI6 secret service since June, made his first public speech, addressing the need for secrecy, the role covert intelligence-gathering played in Iraq and Iran, and the UK secret service’s position on torture. His speech was the first public speech given by the head of British Intelligence in its 100 year history. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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British Intelligence Service Operations

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Program ID:
296421-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Speech
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Nov 4, 2010

Airing Details

  • Nov 04, 2010 | 12:02am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 04, 2010 | 4:31am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 04, 2010 | 10:03am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 04, 2010 | 1:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 2