Monthly Archives: September 2013

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September 30, 2013

Getting Counterterrorism Right: A Transatlantic Conversation

General Michael V. Hayden
Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and of the National Security Agency
Principal at the Chertoff Group
The Lord Carlile of Berriew QC CBE
Liberal Democrat Member of the House of Lords
Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, 2001-2011
TIME: 3 – …

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Islamist terror and the civilized world

Published by The Jerusalem Post.
The civilized world, which includes the vast bulk of Muslim believers, has yet to declare a clear distinction between Islam and Islamist extremists.
The BBC, dominated as ever by the “politically correct” attitudes of the liberal-left, continues …

Posted in News Coverage

Terror fears over Syria split

First Published in The Daily Express.
Eleven militias have announced their formal split from the Syrian National Coalition and dismissed its aim for a democratic government in favour of strict Islamic law.
The disturbing development comes after a study revealed the alarming …

Posted in News Coverage

Crucial Nato summit will be held in UK for the first time in 24 years as 87,000 soldiers leave Afghanistan

Published by The Daily Mail.
The UK will host a crucial Nato summit next year for the first time since 1990, when Margaret Thatcher was in power.
David Cameron will invite leaders of the 28 North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries to London …

Posted in News Coverage
September 27, 2013

Al-Qaeda’s Global Footprint: An assessment of al-Qaeda’s Strength Today

Robin Simcox’s new report, Al-Qaeda’s Global Footprint: An assessment of al-Qaeda’s Strength Today, analysises the current standing of the world’s most prominent terrorist organisation.
It follows two previous studies on al-Qaeda, Al-Qaeda in the United States and The European Angle to the U.S Terror Threat. Its …

Posted in CRT Report, CRT Research, Islamism, Publication, Religious Fundamentalism, Research, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security

Crucial NATO summit will cement UK’s role as an international power

PRESS RELEASE: 27 September 2013

Today’s announcement that Britain is to host the 2014 NATO summit has been strongly welcomed by the Henry Jackson Society (HJS), which believes the crucial meeting of world leaders represents a watershed moment in cementing Britain’s …

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Kenya’s terrorism problem is the world’s terrorism problem

First Published in The National Post.
Eleven years after the 2002 attacks against Israeli targets in Mombassa, and 15 years after the 1998 United States embassy bombings in Nairobi (and Dar es Salaam), Kenya is once again suffering at the hands …

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Olivier Guitta: Kenya’s terrorism problem is the world’s terrorism problem

Published in The National Post.
Eleven years after the 2002 attacks against Israeli targets in Mombassa, and 15 years after the 1998 United States embassy bombings in Nairobi (and Dar es Salaam), Kenya is once again suffering at the hands of …

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Westgate Attack: Western Officials Fear More Terrorism in Kenya Capital

Published by ABC.
Hotels, restaurants, bus stations and a major supermarket popular with expats in Nairobi, Kenya, have been known by western intelligence services for the past year to be under terrorist surveillance, raising fears militants will strike again following the …

Posted in News Coverage
September 25, 2013

‘Out of the Mountains: The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla’

 SPEAKER: David Kilcullen, Counterterrorism Expert and Author
TIME: 1 – 2pm, Wednesday 25th September 2013
VENUE: Thatcher Room, Portcullis House, House of Commons, London SW1A 2LW
To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant5@henryjacksonsociety.org
The uncertain legacies of the protracted wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have …

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