Monthly Archives: July 2014

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July 31, 2014

Endgame in Gaza: Conditions for ending Operation Protective Edge

A Strategic Briefing by The Henry Jackson Society
INTRODUCTION AND CURRENT SITUATION
Israel has warned of a prolonged campaign against Hamas tunnels, and Israeli bombardment this week was among the heaviest of the conflict thus far. Hamas rejected Egypt’s initial ceasefire proposal, …

Posted in Briefing, Israel, Palestine, Spotlight
July 30, 2014

Britain has looked the other way for too long over FGM

Originally published in The Telegraph

‘The Prime Minister’s Girl Summit showed that the Government is slowly waking up to the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM). Yet this encouraging step forward stands in the shadow of a much larger question: how …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, United Kingdom, Women's Rights

Douglas Murray on The Spectator podcasts

Posted in Broadcast Appearances
July 29, 2014

Dr Andrew Foxall on BBC Newsnight

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Russia, The Square
July 28, 2014

On terror tactics and ‘mutual restraint’

Originally published in The Times of Israel
‘Israel this weekend accepted an extension to a UN-brokered 24-humanitarian ceasefire, which Hamas promptly rejected. Two weeks ago Israel accepted an Egyptian-mediated, US-backed ceasefire that would have ended the current operation completely. Then too, …

Posted in Israel, Opinion Editorial, Palestine, Spotlight

And Now… Europe’s Kristallnacht

Originally published in Gatestone Institute
‘The backlash in Europe against Israel has been underway since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge. In each country the protests have similarities. And in each they are spear-headed by the same motives and often by …

Posted in Israel, Palestine
July 26, 2014

Putin and the Prince of Darkness: Revealed: the web of links between Peter Mandelson’s shadowy global consultancy firm and the billionaire power brokers of Putin’s Russia

Originally published in The Daily Mail
‘With its white marble floors and wood-panelled walls, the prestigious building just north of London’s Oxford Street couldn’t be further removed from the working class streets of Hartlepool, which he represented as MP.
Yet it is …

Posted in News Coverage, RSC News Coverage, The Square, United Kingdom
July 25, 2014

The high seize! Calls to grab boats of Putin’s billionaire pals

Originally published in The Sun
‘UK-based oligarchs’ plans to spend summer aboard their superyachts could be scuppered after mounting fury over the downing of flight MH17.
Calls were growing last night for the billionaires to face sanctions over their close links to …

Posted in News Coverage, RSC News Coverage, The Square, United Kingdom

Yacht’s the way to send the oligarchs a message: Calls grow to impound Russian billionaires’ luxury boats in protest at shooting down of MH17

Originally published in The Daily Mail
‘The luxury superyachts of billionaire oligarchs could be seized as part of a squeeze on Vladimir Putin’s Russia as international outrage builds over the attack on passenger jet MH17.
Foreign policy experts raised the prospect of …

Posted in News Coverage, RSC News Coverage, The Square, United Kingdom

Rising Threat Of Jihadist Safe Havens Demands US Response

Originally published in Homeland Security Today
‘With the rise of Americans leaving for Syria to join Islamist extremist groups, the Syrian conflict has metastasized into a hotbed for radical jihadist training, prompting grave concerns about the possibility of Westerners returning to …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, United States
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