Monthly Archives: May 2013

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May 30, 2013

Man killed in Woolwich attacks confirmed as UK soldier by government

The man butchered by two assailants in Woolwich with knives and a meat cleaver is confirmed as an active UK soldier by the government.
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Robin Simcox on MI5 and Homegrown Radicalism

Robin Simcox, research fellow at the Henry Jackson Society in London—who wrote this guest post forLawfare last year about control orders in the UK—writes in after last week’s horrific terrorist attack in London about the burden on the British intelligence community and the difficulties of …

Posted in Opinion Editorial
May 28, 2013

Robin Simcox’s Testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security

“Assessing the Threat to the Homeland from Al-Qaeda Operations in Iran and Syria”
Chairman King, members of the subcommittee, my sincere thanks for the opportunity to testify here today on issues which I believe should concern us all more and more. …

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The London Terror Attack Was More Than ‘Unforgivable’

How many ignored warnings does it take? That is one question that should hang over Britain after the horror of the daytime murder of a British soldier on the streets of south London. On Wednesday afternoon, Drummer Lee Rigby was …

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Why Soldiers Are Targeted for Terrorist Attacks

Two men this week hacked a British soldier to death in broad daylight on the streets of London, hitting the soldier with a car and then nearly beheaded him with a machete, demanding that passers-by film their justification for the …

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1 in 5 terrorist convinctions linked with terrorist group Al Muhajiroun

Al Muhajiroun, founded by Omar Bakri Mohammed, is apparently responsible for radicalizing many British Muslims, and was banned in 2010.
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Faced with a terrorist atrocity, the British keep calm and carry on

The leaders of the far-right English Defence League probably could not believe their luck. For weeks they had been planning to demonstrate in the town of Newcastle against the opening of a new Islamic school, expecting to attract a few hundred …

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Where do the next generation of British Hindus go from here?

British Hindus have firmly assimilated into British culture yet many are feeling as though their religion is being sacrificed for this. Many young British Hindus have continued the tradition of lavish wedding ceremonies held over multiple days, but this has been …

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Could the Woolwich terror attacks have been averted with viral war against extremism?

A new strategy has been implemented in the war against extremism, with elite teams being recruited to win the hearts and minds virally of potential terrorists.
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Growing anxiety of jihadist internet forums leading to terrorist attacks

AIVD, the Dutch security service, have reported that jihadist internet forums have helped to radicalize and promote lone wolf small scale terror attacks such as the one in Woolwich.
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