The Enemy Within (1992)

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Documentary on the present IRA bombing campaign in London, and the attempts being made to thwart it. The programme focuses in particular on the tracking of a huge bomb from Larne to London, how the police decided not to move in at that point in the hope of catching the organisers, and how the IRA discovered that they were being tracked and abandoned the operation. The police raided a number of suspect houses and seized the explosives, but the people got away. Police, anti-terrorist squad and MI5 all admit to a tactical error in not moving in when they had the opportunity.

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