Monthly Archives: August 2013

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August 30, 2013

Editorial: The case for the West to intervene in Syria

First Published in The Washington Examiner.
After the now-confirmed chemical attack in Syria by the Assad regime on its own people on Aug. 21 that killed upwards of 355 people, the West had to at least debate on how to react. Indeed, after …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Spotlight

The case for the West to intervene in Syria

Published in The Washington Examiner.
After the now-confirmed chemical attack in Syria by the Assad regime on its own people on Aug. 21 that killed upwards of 355 people, the West had to at least debate on how to react. Indeed, after ignoring …

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Event summary: ‘Human Rights Inflation: Why the International Human Rights Regime Risks Impoverishing Liberty’

This is an executive summary for an event with Jacob Mchangama, Co-Founder and Director of the Freedom Rights Project, and Guglielmo Verdirame, Professor of International Law at the Department of War Studies and School of Law, King’s College London, on 16 …

Posted in Event Summaries, Opinion Editorial

Lord Ashdown ‘ashamed’ by Commons vote against war

The Independent quoted the response of Dr Alan Mendoza, The Henry Jackson Society’s executive director, to the parliamentary vote against intervention in Syria.

Posted in News Coverage

Editorial: The Necessity of State Secrecy in Combating Al-Qaeda

First published by The Huffington Post.
For better or worse, Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden have ignited a debate on state secrecy. The momentum within public sentiment presently seems to be that our governments have concealed too much, for too long.
Yet …

Posted in Boko Haram, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight

The Necessity of State Secrecy in Combating Al-Qaeda

Published by The Huffington Post.
For better or worse, Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden have ignited a debate on state secrecy. The momentum within public sentiment presently seems to be that our governments have concealed too much, for too long.

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Britain has ‘handed back the deputy sheriff’s badge’ by refusing to back the US

The Daily Mail quoted the response of Dr Alan Mendoza, The Henry Jackson Society’s executive director, to the parliamentary vote against intervention in Syria.

Posted in News Coverage

Jewish leaders urge caution over Syria

Published in The Jewish Chronicle
The Henry Jackson Society think-tank published an open letter on Wednesday, signed by prominent journalists, commentators and academics, including Professor Vernon Bogdanor, which backed military strikes against President Assad’s regime.

Posted in News Coverage

The final death of imperial Britain?

The Henry Jackson Society’s executive director Dr Alan Mendoza spoke to Politics.co.uk about the consequences of the parliamentary vote against intervention in Syria.

Posted in News Coverage

NEWS RELEASE: Syria vote a humiliation for UK and a disturbing signal to dictators

The failure of the British Government to approve intervention in Syria has tonight exposed Britain’s weakness as a serious player on the world stage and damaged its ability to hold war criminals, dictators and aggressors to account, the Henry Jackson …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Press Release, Spotlight, Syria
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