Does Britain's 'Prevent' anti-terror strategy work?

The UK’s Prevent strategy, which aims to spot potential terrorists before they have committed any dangerous acts, has been operating in relative secrecy for over a decade. But as criticisms of the programme have mounted, the government has started to be more open about its controversial methods. Esther Bintliff discusses this with Helen Warrell, FT public policy correspondent, who has been behind the scenes to see what Prevent does.


Read Helen's article here


Contributors: Katie Martin, capital markets editor, Esther Bintliff, FT Weekend Magazine deputy editor, and Helen Warrell, public policy correspondent. Producer: Fiona Symon


 

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