Monthly Archives: May 2015

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May 31, 2015

‘We’re coming to get you’ UK special forces launch cyber war against ISIS networks

Originally published in The Express
The news emerges as Whitehall prepares to send 50 additional SAS and SBS troops to join the fight against the terror group in Iraq.
Another 120 Special Forces support troops are also being considered.
They are to help …

Posted in ISIS, Islamism, Media, News Coverage
May 29, 2015

Military inspections must be a non-negotiable part of Iran’s nuclear deal

Originally published in The Spectator
It is probably safe to say that the negotiations with Iran aren’t going very well. As the 30 June deadline for a final agreement looms America’s top negotiator Wendy Sherman has just announced that she will resign shortly …

Posted in Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight

The Middle East’s Future Looks a Lot Like Iraq

Originally published in Real Clear World
Today’s Middle East is arguably more volatile and more dangerous than it has been for centuries. The rise of Islamic State and the prospect of a nuclear Iran each represent an unprecedented threat to global …

Posted in Jordan, Middle East, Middle East, Opinion Editorial

Swift action needed to improve extradition process, finds HJS analysis

LONDON – 28 May 2015
Although extradition arrangements between the United Kingdom and the United States are found to be fair and working, the time between the first request for extradition and the last appeal can and should be a much …

Posted in Press Release, United Kingdom, United States

Wanted: Reliable Sunnis to Fight the Islamic State

Originally published in Foreign Policy
The Islamic State has taken Ramadi, and the U.S. strategy to defeat the group is in tatters. As of yet, there has not been an Iraqi force created that can stand in its path. What is …

Posted in Extremism, Iran, Iraq, ISIS, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, Syria

Extradition to the United States: A Long Road to Justice

Although extradition arrangements between the United Kingdom and the United States are found to be fair and working, the time between the first request for extradition and the last appeal can and should be a much shorter process, finds a …

Posted in CRT Report, Defence, Extremism, Human Rights, Publication, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United Kingdom, United States
May 28, 2015

Britain Makes Controversial Move to Crack Down on Extremism

Originally published in Voice of America
Britain is moving to tighten controls on extremist rhetoric, even when it does not incite violence or hatred – a move that some are concerned might unduly restrict basic freedoms.
It is an issue many countries …

Posted in Extremism, Islamism, News Coverage, United Kingdom, United States

Smash Isis now – or we’ll all pay later

Originally published in The Spectator
For months, the White House has been saying that it has Isis on the run. Yet each week the world sees that Isis is only running forwards. Last week, the US state department briefed that Isis …

Posted in ISIS, Middle East, Opinion Editorial

Hannah Stuart sheds light on counter extremism bill on Voice of America

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, CRT, CRT News Coverage

Whistleblower reignites UK’s nuclear-deterrent debate

Originally published in Al Jazeera
To many, the common sight of one of Britain’s nuclear submarines cutting through the waters of the River Clyde in Scotland is a symbol of national prestige, power, and defence.
To others, it is nothing more than …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom
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