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Opinion Editorials
July 21, 2016
Israel

The Double Standard Haunting Europe

Henry Jackson Society
and
Tom Wilson
This article originally appeared in Commentary Magazine As many have already noted, the spree of recent Islamist terror attacks across Europe feel reminiscent of some of the Palestinian attacks that Israeli civilians have been enduring for decades. And as Europeans confront ...
July 20, 2016

The ‘Caliphate’ At 2

Henry Jackson Society
and
Kyle Orton
Article originally published by RFE / RL The extremist group now known as Islamic State (IS) first claimed statehood, with clear pretentions to a new caliphate, in 2006 — and eight years later made it explicit. “Now the dream has become a ...
July 15, 2016
Terrorism & Security

It is easy to say there’s nothing we can do to prevent lone-wolf attacks. It is also wrong

Henry Jackson Society
and
Alan Mendoza
Originally published by The Spectator For the third time in the last 18 months – twice in Paris and now in Nice – France has been left reeling from the effects of a mass casualty terrorist attack on its soil. With ...
July 13, 2016
Russia

Why Putin Loves Brexit

Henry Jackson Society
and
Dr. Andrew Foxall
This Article Originally Appeared in The New York Times Britain’s referendum decision last month to leave the European Union has plunged Europe into crisis. There will be institutional and political upheaval for years to come while the terms of Britain’s knotty disentanglement ...
July 4, 2016
United Kingdom

Britain: Labour Party Finds Itself Innocent!

Henry Jackson Society
This article was originally published by The Gatestone Institute Readers who have followed the UK Labour party’s recent travails will be surprised to hear the results of the party’s latest inquiry into its own behaviour. After a slew of anti-Semitic comments ...
July 1, 2016
Terrorism & Security

The Political Blame Game: Pulling Tricks to Deny the Obvious

Henry Jackson Society
and
Douglas Murray
Originally published by The Gatestone Institute The recent shootings at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando Florida have already begun to be submerged by the news cycle. Shock at the worst mass-shooting in American history — which saw the death of forty-nine ...
June 29, 2016
ISIS

Our military campaign against ISIS is working, but …

Henry Jackson Society
and
Kyle Orton
Originally published in The New York Post After the latest terror attacks in Orlando and Istanbul, it’s clearer than ever that our strategy against ISIS is lacking. The Post asked a panel of terrorism experts what needs to be done to ...
June 26, 2016

We need to tell EU nationals that they can stay in the UK

Henry Jackson Society
and
Douglas Murray
Originally published in The Spectator It is now almost three days since David Cameron announced his resignation. The Chancellor of the Exchequer has been in hiding ever since. And the Parliamentary Labour party is revolting against its own leader and members. It ...
June 24, 2016
European Union

It is best not just for Britain but for the EU that we part ways

Henry Jackson Society
and
Douglas Murray
Originally published in The Spectator A few thoughts on today’s events. First – it wasn’t working. With each year it was becoming more and more obvious that Britain and the EU wanted different things. Many (though not all) continental countries seem happy ...
June 21, 2016

Is the media inciting violence against Donald Trump?

Henry Jackson Society
and
Douglas Murray
Originally published in The Spectator A young British man was arrested last night in Las Vegas at a Donald Trump rally. He is accused of trying to seize a police officer’s gun and assassinate the Republican candidate for President. According to ...
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Key Publications
July 14, 2016

The Iran Deal a Year On: Assessing Iranian Ambitions

Henry Jackson Society
LONDON – 14 JULY 2016 On the anniversary of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the so-called ‘nuclear deal’ with Iran, a new publication – The Iran Deal a Year On: Assessing Iranian Ambitions – by The Henry Jackson Society ...
June 17, 2016

How the Iran Entente Caused the Syria Crisis

Kyle Orton
In the last few years, the United States has resolved to reduce its “footprint” in the Middle East, and has conceived of détente with Iran as the means of accomplishing this. If the Islamic Republic could be drawn into the ...
May 25, 2016

Putin’s Cyberwarfare: Russia’s Statecraft in the Fifth Domain

Henry Jackson Society
LONDON – 24th May 2016  A report published today by The Henry Jackson Society reveals the increasing threat to the West from Russia of cyber-attacks. The paper, entitled “Putin’s Cyberwarfare: Russia’s Statecraft in the Fifth Domain”, highlights that, over recent years, hackers ...
May 17, 2016

Sergey Chemezov’s “Russian Vacuum Cleaner”

Henry Jackson Society
‘Putin’s cronies’ tend to be in the news over their ‘immoderate lifestyles’, the shock revelations being usually about palaces, villas, land holdings, yacht collections, vintage car fleets, fur coat depositories, offshore accounts and multi-billion dollar fortunes (all, no doubt, acquired ...
May 17, 2016

An Eyewitness Account of Events in Odessa on 2 May 2014

Henry Jackson Society
On 2 May 2014, I reported live to an audience of some one million viewers. Just after 11 o’clock that night, I left the blackened Trade Union House with a clear sense that a terrible tragedy had taken place, and ...