In the news – January-February 2017

1 January 2017

TV and radio appearances

Professor Anthony Glees was interviewed about:

  • the Berlin attacks by Sky TV News, BBC News Channel, BBC World Service TV, France 24 News, Channel News Asia, BBC World Service News, BBC Radio Five Live, BBC Essex, BBC Wales, BBC Ulster, BBC Oxford, BBC Three Counties, Talk Radio AM Canada, KCBS San Francisco, FM Primetime, TalkRadio, eFM Primetime South Korea, BBC Radio London, CBS TV News and BBC Radio Berkshire.
  • the European Court of Justice ruling on RIPA 2016 (bulk retention of communications data) on Channel Four News with Jon Snow and with Vanessa Feltz on BBC Radio London.
  • German security on BBC Radio Four The World At One, Sky TV News, BBC TV News Channel and RTE Drivetime.
  • the killing of Anis Amri and the wider implications for German and European security by the Canadian Broadcasting Service TV news and the Jeremy Vine Show on BBC Three Counties Radio.
  • the UK six months after the Brexit vote on Radio Eins, Berlin.
  • the events of 2016 together with Alison Smale, Berlin Bureau Chief of the New York Times, and Prof. Andreas Roedder, of the Gutenberg University, Mainz  for SWF (South West German Radio, Baden Baden).
  • terrorism in 2016, retrospective on LBC
  • Syria, Putin and the security of the West on BBC Radio Ulster’s This Morning news programme.
  • Ms May’s New Year Message and Brexit on Radio Eins, Berlin.
  • the former chef from Sussex killed fighting Daesh with the Kurds on BBC South Today TV News.
  • president-elect Donald Trump’s comments on the US intelligence community on BBC TV News Channel (and also debated this subject with one of Mr Trump’s staff on BBC Radio Wales’s morning news programme).
  • Ms May’s latest statements on Brexit on German Radio Hessischer Rundfunk.

He also appeared on Hessischer Rundfunk (Germany), BBC Three Counties (JVS Show), BBC Oxford (Drivetime), North German Radio, TalkRadio’s Hartley-Brewer Show, BBC Radio Two’s Jeremy Vine Programme, French national radio and BBC South TV news.

Print appearances

  • “’People smuggling’ pilot says he only landed with illegal immigrants so they could use the toilet”, The Mirror, 9 Jan
  • ‘Terror fears as security checks cause bottleneck crowds at packed Winter Wonderland market”: The Express, 20 Dec
  • “Migrant ticket to UK just £300: Fake passport cost slashed as Europe awash with dodgy docs”: The Express, 5 Jan
  • “Security expert: ‘Christmas markets should have been shut’”: Sky News, 20 Dec
  • “ISIS calls for more attacks just half an hour after Berlin Christmas market atrocity and follows terror manual instructing fanatics to inflict a devastating lorry ‘blood bath’“, Daily Mail, 20 Dec
  • “As Germany mourns another terror attack, it’s clear that Chancellor Angela Merkel has failed and is no Margaret Thatcher, says Professor Anthony Glees”, The Sun, 21 Dec
  • “Effizienz geht vor Datenschutz”, Urner Zietung, 6 Jan
  • “Trump chce dobré vzťahy s Ruskom. Čo to znamená?”, Spavy Pravda, 9 Jan
  • “Blair is a better candidate for NATO”, Sputnik International, 18 Jan
  • “Speak truth unto power”, The Media Line, 25 Jan
  • “Trumps Isolationismus: Eine Chance für Europa?”, Watson (Switzerland), 26 Jan
  • “Ausgerechnet Trump kann Europas Chance sein”, Der Spiegel, 28 Jan
  • “Shock security lapse means terrorists can track Theresa May plane”, The Express, 5 Feb

Professor Glees was also interviewed in a large number of both national and international papers (some, but not all, listed above) about the Berlin attacks.