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UK 2001-2010: MI5 post: 2,000+ terrorist arrests, plots, and attacks in the UK

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From MI5: (The Security Service, often known as MI5, is the UK’s national security intelligence agency).  International terrorism is a nationwide problem. Those involved in international terrorism are not associated with any single area of the UK, and individuals convicted of terrorist offences have lived in many different parts of the country. Terrorists have sought to target a variety of locations. Attacks related to international terrorism have occurred in London and Glasgow, and thwarted terrorist plots have been aimed at targets outside the capital.

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Terrorist attacks in the UK

Burned-out Jeep used in the 30 June 2007 terrorist attack on Glasgow International Airport.

The Security Service, police and other UK agencies work together to identify terrorist plots and bring their authors to justice. Our combined efforts have achieved a number of notable successes. However, as the former Director General of the Security Service, Dame Eliza Manningham-Buller said in…

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