Dr Peter Gill is Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool, UK. He was previously Research Professor in Intelligence Studies at the University of Salford. He is the author of Policing Politics (London: Cass, 1994) and Rounding Up the Usual Suspects? (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2000) and is co-author of Intelligence in an Insecure World (Cambridge: Polity, 2nd edition 2012). He is co-editor of the PSI Handbook of Global Security and Intelligence: National Approaches, 2 volumes (Westport: Praeger, 2008) and Intelligence Theory: key questions and debates (London: Routledge, 2009). His current research is into the democratisation of intelligence in former authoritarian regimes, for which he was awarded a Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship in 2010.