Kenneth Lesley-Dixon is a writer on local British history and military history. He has recently started writing for several Pen & Sword military history series including 'Cold War 1945-1991', 'Military Legacy' (focusing on the heritage of British cities), 'Death Squads' (on massacres and genocides) and 'Architects of Terror'.
This book focuses on the British government's counterterrorism's response measures, discussing how its military, police and intelligence special units were formed, their mandates, how their operatives were recruited, how they operated and their most significant operations. --Joshua Sinai, Ph. D Perspectives on Terrorism, Volume 12, Issue 5 What is less well known, and is one of this book's major contributions to understanding the full nature of the warring groups responsible for the province's protracted conflict, is how the British government's responding military, police and intelligence special units were formed, their mandates, how their operatives were recruited, how they operated and their significant operations.... highly informative account --Joshua Sinai The Washington Times