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Alan Mendoza

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Alan Mendoza

Alan Mendoza is a Founder and Executive Director of the Henry Jackson Society.

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September 4, 2015

As the migrant crisis intensifies, is this the beginning of the end of Europe’s Schengen Area?

Alan Mendoza, executive director of the Henry Jackson Society, says Yes
As with many of the European Union’s practices, institutions and ambitions, the Schengen Agreement is fraying in the face of circumstances vastly different to those it was drawn up to …

Posted in Europe, European Union, Opinion Editorial
September 2, 2015


Originally published in SunNation
Jeremy Corbyn has let slip he could drastically slash the Army, Navy and RAF as he sees no need for Britain to fight wars around the world.
The 66-year-old veteran peacenik faced a furious backlash from colleagues after …

Posted in Defence, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
August 30, 2015

Labour leadership favourite Jeremy Corbyn said the assassination of 9/11 mastermind Osama Bin Laden was a ‘tragedy’

Originally published in the Daily Mail 
Jeremy Corbyn described the assassination of Osama bin Laden as a ‘tragedy upon a tragedy’ that would make the world a more dangerous place.
In TV footage which emerged online for the first time last week, …

Posted in Extremism, Islamism, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, United Kingdom
July 9, 2015

The New Special Relationship: The British Conservative Party and Israel

Originally published in Fathom
In recent years, a once ambivalent relationship between the world’s oldest political party and one of its younger countries has been comprehensively transformed.
Once suspicion, mistrust and the occasional dose of establishment Arabism and anti-Semitism were the norm …

Posted in Israel, Media Centre, Opinion Editorial
June 26, 2015

Alan Mendoza discusses the implications of the terror attacks in Tunisia and Kuwait

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Media Centre, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
June 25, 2015

Stability ‘virtually impossible’ after devastating impact of ISIL

Originally published in Jewish News Online
An international panel has concluded that it will be virtually impossible to restore stability in the Middle East, in the context of several failed states and the rise of terrorist groups like ISIL (Islamic State).
Convening …

Posted in ISIS, Middle East, News Coverage
June 14, 2015

Dr Alan Mendoza explains why we still need a nuclear deterrent on BBC Big Questions

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Media Centre, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons
May 28, 2015

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
April 30, 2015

Muslim vote could decide 25% of seats: Victory in a quarter of British constituencies will be decided by Islamic voters

Originally published in Daily Mail
British Muslims could have the decisive vote in a quarter of constituencies, analysis shows.
In 159 of the 632 seats, the number of Muslims is greater than the margin of victory in 2010.
And this is true among …

Posted in News Coverage, United Kingdom

Religious Diversity in British Parliamentary Constituencies

Henry Jackson Society study shows that minority religions could be crucial in influencing both the 2015 electoral result and the future British political landscape.
Religious Diversity in British Parliamentary Constituencies, the most comprehensive study of its kind, finds that while Great …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Report, Spotlight, United Kingdom
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