No easy answers as to how we meet threats to security
Published 10/02/2016 | 02:30
How are threats to State security met without disproportionately affecting the human and civil rights of citizens, especially when we have a constitutionally enshrined presumption of innocence and right to a jury trial?
It's a question that yields no easy answers.
But whether the threat is the IRA or Isil, drug barons, crime lords or cyber-terrorists, governments are always trying to resolve this perennial problem.