Monthly Archives: January 2014

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January 31, 2014

Israel is a strategic asset to the EU, a new Henry Jackson Society report finds

Former Prime Minister of Spain speaks in UK Parliament in support of new study that debunks the myth that Israel is a liability to Europe
Added Value: Israel’s Strategic Worth to the European Union and its Member States, a joint report …

Posted in Economy, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Press Release

UN’s misguided year of “Palestinian Solidarity” is antithetical to peace

First published in the Daily Caller
United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon rang in the New Year on Thursday by launching the “International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.” The move may seem like an attempt to kick-start the long-stalled Middle East peace …

Posted in Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Palestine, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight
January 30, 2014

Robin Simcox in Channel 4 debate on British jihadis in Syria

Robin Simcox joined Asim Qureshi of campaign group CAGE to explore the repurcussions of British nationals going to fight in the Syrian Civil War.  The programme was hosted by presenter Cathy Newman on Channel 4.
Watch the clip here
Robin Simcox is …

Posted in Broadcast Appearances

Event Transcript: ‘Added Value: Israel’s Strategic Worth to the EU and its Member States’

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Posted in Europe, Event Transcript, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Palestine

Added Value: Israel’s Strategic Worth to the European Union and its Member States

Added Value: Israel’s Strategic Worth to the European Union and its Member States is a groundbreaking joint report by The Henry Jackson Society and Friends of Israel Initiative examining the extent to which Israel represents a strategic asset to the …

Posted in Defence, Economy, Europe, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Publication
January 29, 2014

‘The New Geography of Energy and International Energy Cooperation’

SPEAKER: Dr. Aldo Flores-Quiroga, Secretary General of the International Energy Forum
 
TIME: 1 – 2pm, Wednesday 29th January 2014
VENUE: Committee Room 17, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant3@henryjacksonsociety.org
The global energy market has changed hugely in the …

Posted in Economy, Event
January 28, 2014

Egypt’s shame: Why violence against women has soared after Mubarak

First published in Foreign Affairs
In late November 2013, Egyptian police rounded up 14 female activists in downtown Cairo, including three prominent women who had helped lead the first protests against former President Hosni Mubarak’s regime in 2011. Three years later, …

Posted in Arab Spring, Egypt, Human Rights, Islamism, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Women's Rights

Anti-Semitism is an international threat once again

First published in The Evening Standard
Nicolas Anelka’s controversial goal salute should alert us that prejudice against Jews is spreading worldwide.

What do a major Palestinian political organisation, a French comedian of partly African descent, large sections of the Iranian elite and …

Posted in Far-Right, France, Human Rights, Islamism, Israel/Palestine, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight
January 25, 2014

Security farce over anonymity for terror suspects on the run

Published in The Telegraph
Robin Simcox, an expert on terrorism and al-Qaeda who has studied both cases, said: “The Home Office should be doing more to provide more details about these men, including their names, so that they can be recaptured.”
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Posted in News Coverage
January 23, 2014

Russia against terrorism: Is there a chance to win?

This is a transcript of an interview of Andrew Foxall, Director of The Russian Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society, first published in Russian by Voice of America.
 
There is a huge alarm in Russia over possibility of acts of terror …

Posted in RSC Editorial, Russia, Russia Studies Centre, Spotlight
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