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June 9, 2017

Blind, bovine hope will get us nowhere – it’s time to change our response to Islamic extremism

By Douglas Murray.
This article originally appeared in The Daily Mail.

Last Sunday, I appeared on the BBC’s Sunday Politics to discuss the aftermath of the Manchester attack. I said what I thought, and various Muslim groups promptly went bananas.
This was not …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Opinion Editorial
June 7, 2017

Hate speech spreads too easily in online spaces – here’s how social media can stop it

By Nikita Malik.
This article originally appeared in The Telegraph.
The last few months have seen three tragic terrorist attacks occur in the United Kingdom in quick succession. The question we now find ourselves asking is what more could have been done to prevent …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Opinion Editorial

London attack linked to hate preacher Anjem Choudary’s extremist network

By Nikita Malik.
This article originally appeared in the Independent.
The bloody rampage that left seven people dead and dozens injured on a busy Saturday night in London Bridge is the latest atrocity to be tied to Anjem Choudary’s network of extremists, …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, News Coverage
June 6, 2017

Why Trump’s wrong to obsess over terrorists’ nationality rather than developing a smart plan to defeat their ideology

This article originally appeared in the New York Daily News.
By Nikita Malik.
As the most recent terrorist attacks unfolded in London, President Trump took to Twitter to express anger and frustration towards the resistance to the travel bans he has sought …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Opinion Editorial

May is blind to the threat of extremism

This article originally appeared in The Times.
We may never know whether the Manchester and London Bridge terror attacks were meant to disrupt the election campaign, but it would certainly be in keeping with the extremists’ desire to undermine our democracy. …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, News Coverage

Extremist Circle That Produced London Attackers Cannot Be Tolerated  

The ringleader in the London attacks was part of an Islamist group known to the authorities and tolerated for far too long. Such non-violent extremist groups must now be proscribed.
Police have named Khuram Butt and Rachid Redouane, both from …

Posted in CRT Press Release, Press Release

Can Britain Really Do Much More to Tighten Security?

This article originally appeared in The New York Times.
LONDON — British police and security services already have some of the most powerful surveillance laws in the world, with weak judicial oversight and little criticism on privacy issues from a public …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, News Coverage
June 4, 2017

The Terrorists Are Clear, It Isn’t About Foreign Policy

By Tom Wilson
This article originally appeared in CapX.
Today, Jeremy Corbyn gave a speech claiming that UK foreign policy “increases the threat” to this country, suggesting that this has been a cause of terrorism on British soil.
The old debate about terrorist …

Posted in CRT, Opinion Editorial

Britain Must Ramp Up Its Fight Against Islamic Extremists

By Tom Wilson 
This article originally appeared in The National Interest.
Last week, the United Kingdom’s terror-threat level was deemed critical and armed forces were deployed on British streets. It is difficult to see what further security measures the government could put …

Posted in CRT, Opinion Editorial
May 31, 2017

Why do Islamists kill? Because they hate women… so where does this hatred come from?

By Douglas Murray
This article originally appeared in The Sun.
EVEN after all these years, all these attacks and all these dead, the West still keeps asking the same question: “Who would do such a thing?”
The answer is always the same.
Sometimes the …

Posted in CRT, Opinion Editorial

Efforts to stamp out Islamism need community support to work

By Nikita Malik
This article originally appeared in The Telegraph.
Last week, towards the end of his journey, Trump visited Belgium. Like its neighbour France, the city has been besieged by Islamist terror attacks that have intensified in recent years. The President’s trip focused …

Posted in CRT, Opinion Editorial, Terrorism & Security
May 26, 2017

Islamist Ideology, not Western Foreign Policy, is why ISIS Attack Us

The central cause driving Islamists, as they have repeatedly explained, is their desire to implement their version of shari’a. They have used several different narratives in the course of recruiting for this purpose.
In the 1990s, Islamists like al-Qaeda used the …

Posted in CRT Press Release, Press Release
May 23, 2017

Manchester bombing: Isis claims responsibility for concert attack as part of ‘shock and awe’ tactics, analysts say

This article originally appeared in The Independent
Isis’ claim it was behind an attack that left at least 22 people dead in Manchester is part of a “shock and awe” strategy to maintain momentum as its territories shrink, analysts have said.
The terrorist group …

Posted in CRT, CRT Editorial, CRT News Coverage, News Coverage

HJS experts available for comment following Manchester attack

HJS experts available for comment following Manchester attack
At the Henry Jackson Society, we are shocked by the horrific attack in Manchester Arena where 22 people have died and 59 have been injured.
It is yet to be confirmed whether the attack, …

Posted in CRT, Press Release, Terrorism & Security
May 8, 2017

Event: ‘Black Wind, White Snow: The Rise of Russia’s New Nationalism’

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, 8th May 2017
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor
Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER
Charles Clover
Journalist and author of Black Wind, White Snow
For a summary of this event click here
Black Wind, White Snow: The Rise of Russia’s …

Posted in CRT Event, Event, Russia, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
April 27, 2017

HJS Report Launch: Spotting the Signs of Extremism

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, 27th April 2017
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 21-24 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P 4QP
SPEAKERS
Emma Webb
Author, Spotting The Signs
Nicola Benyahia
Founder, Families for Life
Sean Arbuthnot
Co-founder, Tadris Consultants
To register your interest, or for any further information, please email
rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org
#HJSevents
Many of those who have travelled …

Posted in CRT Event, Event, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
March 20, 2017

Extremism in the Community: The Case of Shakeel Begg

Shakeel Begg, described in court by a judge as “an extremist Islamic speaker who espouses extremist Islamic positions”, has established himself as an influential figure within numerous public bodies and groups – even after the ruling, where he lost a …

Posted in CRT Report, Publication, Spotlight
March 5, 2017

Infographic: Islamist Terrorism: Analysis of Offences and Attacks in the UK (1998-2015)

Click here to see an infographic based on the conclusions of our report, ‘Islamist Terrorism: Analysis of Offences and Attacks in the UK (1998 – 2015)‘.
Sources for the infographic can be found the full report, which is available for purchase …

Posted in CRT Research, Infographics, Spotlight

Islamist Terrorism: Analysis of Offences and Attacks in the UK (1998-2015)

Islamist Terrorism: Analysis of Offences and Attacks in the UK (1998-2015), a new research project from The Henry Jackson Society, presents the most comprehensive ever overview of the threat from Islamism-inspired terrorism in the United Kingdom.
Islamist terrorism remains the principal …

Posted in CRT, CRT Highlight, CRT Report, CRT Research, Publication, Research, Spotlight
January 24, 2017

Event: ‘Relations with Russia in the Age of Trump’

TIME: 24th January 2017, 18:00 – 19:00
VENUE: Henry Jackson Society,26th Floor, Millbank Tower 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKERS
Sir Andrew Wood, Associate Director, Chatham House, British Ambassador to Russia, 1995-2000
David Satter, Senior Fellow, The Hudson Institute, Fellow, The Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
CHAIR
David …

Posted in CRT Event, Event, Russia, Spotlight, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
January 18, 2017

Chelsea Manning betrayed the US and endangered innocent lives – she is no hero

Originally published in the International Business Times.
It might have been thought that a consistent opposition to treason was not all that difficult. But President Barack Obama’s surprise decision last night to commute the sentence of Bradley, now Chelsea, Manning, showed …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Media Centre, Opinion Editorial
January 16, 2017

Is Tolerance a One-Way Street?

Originally published by Gatestone Institute.
When just about every other magazine in the free world fails to uphold the values of free speech and the right to caricature and offend, who could expect a group of cartoonists and writers who have …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Media Centre, Opinion Editorial
December 23, 2016

New Report On Making Turkey’s Intervention Work

A new report from The Henry Jackson Society, Turkey and The West in Syria: Course Correction, argues that Western policy towards Turkey must change in light of the nature of Turkish involvement in Syria. Having initially attempted to improve relations with …

Posted in CRT Press Release, Press Release
November 28, 2016

Prevent gets a bad press, but it’s a crucial tool against the far-right that killed Jo Cox

Originally published by Left Foot Forward.
Recent reports that there has been a worrying rise in the number of far-right referrals to the government’s counter-radicalisation programme, Prevent, have been given a grim postscript this week by the conviction of neo-Nazi terrorist, …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Extremism, Far-Right, Opinion Editorial, United Kingdom
November 24, 2016

Conviction of Neo-Nazi Extremist, Thomas Mair, Highlights Necessity of Prevent Strategy

The brutal murder of Jo Cox last June was a tragic reminder of the danger posed by the far-right, and highlights the importance of a counter-radicalisation strategy that deals with all forms of extremism.
The assassination of the Labour MP, Jo …

Posted in CRT Press Release, Press Release
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