Posted by: Tim Dodds | April 22, 2011

Chris Hunter: Defeating the Bomb Makers

In 2007 Major Chris Hunter left the British Army after seventeen years of active service in bomb disposal and intelligence.

On Saturday 21st May at the Camberley Library between 2.0pm and 3.0pm Chris will talk about countering the threat posed by international terrorist bomb makers. Chris’s latest book Extreme Risk is reviewed in the Independent.

Talk description: In the sequel to Eight Lives Down, Chris’ latest book, Extreme Risk, takes a broader look at the techniques to defeat the bomb-maker; the intelligence gathering, the secretive games of verbal chess to exchange information, and the need to monitor the global network as well as the home-grown threat.

Chris was a troop commander in the Balkans and Northern Ireland before becoming a bomb disposal officer. Recipient of the Queen’s Gallantry Medal, Chris endured many adrenaline-fuelled experiences pitting his wits against the world’s most sophisticated bomb makers. In recent years he has worked in military intelligence.

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