Monthly Archives: March 2013

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March 27, 2013

The Role of Converts in Al-Qaida-Related Terrorism Offenses in the United States

With al-Qaida’s ability to carry out attacks in the United States seemingly diminishing, there will be increased focus on the threat posed by individuals not in contact with its leadership, but inspired by its ideology. At least part of this …

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March 22, 2013

We Have the Newspapers We Deserve

I have just finished studying a diagram aimed at explaining Britain’s new press laws. After having a lie-down, one single line keeps running through my head. Oddly enough it isn’t “recognition appointments panels,” “regulatory appointments panels” or even “standards and …

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March 21, 2013

‘Breakthrough Capitalism Demands Breakthrough Politics’

John Elkington
Co-Founder & Executive Chairman of Volans
World Authority on Corporate Responsibility and Sustainable Development
12 – 1pm, Thursday 21st March 2013

Committee Room 17, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
To attend please RSVP to: guy.aikenhead@henryjacksonsociety.org
“We need a revolution of capitalism” declares one …

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March 20, 2013

‘Nuclear Weapons in the Twenty-First Century: Considerations for the United Kingdom and her Allies’

SPEAKER: The Honourable Franklin C. Miller
Former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush
Former Senior Director for Defense Policy and Arms Control on the National Security Council

TIME: 6 – 7pm, Wednesday 20th March 2013
VENUE: Committee Room 16, House of Commons, London, SW1A …

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March 19, 2013

‘To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism’

Evgeny Morozov
Author
Contributing Editor for The New Republic
12 – 1pm, Tuesday 19th March 2013

Committee Room 19, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
To attend please RSVP to: noam.mirvis@henryjacksonsociety.org
Smart technology is changing the world, making many aspects of our lives more convenient, efficient …

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March 18, 2013

Don’t Underestimate the al Qaeda Threat

There has been so much written about al Qaeda  that yet another article is bound to generate a collective yawn. “The base” has become synonymous with terrorism in general, much to the detriment of counter-terrorism efforts. It has become a catch-all term …

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Al Qaeda Threat to U.S. Not Diminished, Data Indicates

Downplaying the terrorist threat posed by al Qaeda and its affiliates also has significant political implications due in part to the more than $70 billion that is spent annually on America’s domestic counter-terrorism programs (with larger amounts expended for overseas operations), all …

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Partisanship too Far? Republicans Shouldn’t Stand With Rand

The Rand Paul episode tells us nothing about the Obama administration’s intentions. The episode in no way helped resolve the very difficult problems raised by the involvement of U.S. citizens in al Qaeda terrorism. As the Henry Jackson Society has …

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Report: Many Al Qaida agents are U.S. Christian converts to Islam

The Henry Jackson Society found that Al Qaida was wooing American Christians interested in Islam as potential recruits for operational and sleeper cells.

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They hate us so much, they live here!

“The picture of New York you get is that you’ve got people targeting it, you’ve got [terrorists] living there and you’ve had it in the past used as a recruitment center, then you have a pretty big problem,” said Robin …

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