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Category Archives: CRT Event Summary

March 23, 2016

Event Summary: ‘The Role of Religion in Contemporary Conflicts and Hate Movements’

by Jonathan Rubra
On the 23rd of March, Mr Bernard-Henri Lévy, established French philosopher, journalist and author, delivered a talk on ‘The Role of Religion in Contemporary Conflicts and Hate Movements’. The event was chaired by Lord Risby and hosted by The …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Event Summaries, Extremism, Hamas, ISIS, Islamism, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Terrorism & Security
March 1, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Blood Year: Islamic State and the Failures of the War on Terror’

by Jonathan Rubra
On the 1st of March, Dr David Kilcullen, author, strategist and counterinsurgency expert, delivered a talk entitled ‘Blood Year: Islamic State and the failures of the War on Terror’. The talk was chaired by Mr Davis Lewin and …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Event Summaries, ISIS, Islamism, Spotlight
February 10, 2016

Event Summary: ‘The Money Behind The Mask: Combatting the Funding of Islamic State’

By Martin Wickens
On the 9th of February the Henry Jackson Society hosted Daniel Glaser, Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes at the US Department of the Treasury. Having spent a large part of his career combatting terrorist financing, …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Event Summaries, ISIS, Islamism, Spotlight
January 12, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Choosing Sharia’

Event Summary: Choosing Sharia?
By Daniel Tuhrim
On the 12th December, George Howarth MP hosted The Henry Jackson Society’s ‘Choosing Sharia’ featuring Dr Rumy Hasan, Senior Lecturer, Science Policy Research Unit, Sussex Centre for Migration Research Dr Machteld Zee, Author of ‘Choosing …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Democracy & Development, Event Summaries, Extremism, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, United Kingdom, Women's Rights
November 19, 2015

Event Summary: ‘The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency’

On 19th November, The Henry Jackson Society hosted ‘The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency’ featuring Charles Lister, Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Doha Centre, as the guest speaker. The event was chaired by …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Event Summaries, ISIS, Islamism, Spotlight
October 29, 2015

Event Summary: Fifty Shades of Guile: Wahhabism and the Death of Islamic Pluralism

On Wednesday evening 28th October 2015, The Henry Jackson Society hosted an event chaired by Sir David Amess MP with Dr Simon Ross Valentine, a freelance religious consultant specialising in Islam and Muslim minority groups. Dr Valentine has had a …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Event Summaries, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight
October 23, 2015

Event Summary: ‘The Modern Mercenary – Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order’

On 22 October, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host ‘The Modern Mercenary – Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order’. Featuring Dr Sean Mcfate, expert on strategy, the future of war and international relations.
Dr Mcfate opened …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Defence, Event Summaries, Global, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
October 21, 2015

Event Summary: ‘Taxpayer Funded Terrorist Salaries’

On Tuesday 20th October 2015, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host ‘Taxpayer Funded Terrorist Salaries’. Featuring Edwin Black, a New York Times bestselling international investigative author of 120 award-winning editions in 14 languages in 65 countries, as well …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Event Summaries, Israel, Middle East, Middle East, Palestine, Spotlight
April 16, 2015

Event Summary: “We Love death as You Love Life: Britain’s Suburban Terrorists”

The following is a summary of an event with Raffaello Pantucci chaired by Henry Jackson Society Research Fellow Hannah Stuart; it reflects the views expressed by the speakers and not by The Henry Jackson Society or its staff.
 For a …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Event Summaries, Extremism, Iran, Iraq, ISIS, Islamism, Religious Fundamentalism, Turkey, United Kingdom
March 17, 2015

Event Summary: ‘Chasing the Money: From Russia to the West’

This is a summary of an event with Bill Browder and Robert Barrington, chaired by Dominic Raab MP, on Tuesday 17 March 2015; it reflects the views expressed by the speakers and not those of The Henry Jackson Society or its …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Economy, Event Summaries, RSC Event Summaries, Russia
November 4, 2014

Event Summary: ‘From Polarisation to Radicalisation: Why Groups Go to Extremes’

This is a summary of an event with Cass Sunstein, Founder and Director of the Program on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy at Harvard Law School, in Parliament on 15 October 2014. It reflects the views expressed by the speaker and …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Defence, Event Summaries, ISIS, Middle East, Terrorism & Security
October 21, 2014

Event Summary: ‘Safeguarding Our Societies in the Internet Age: National Security, Intelligence and Legal Structures’

This is an event summary of a speech made by Representative Mike Rogers, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence at an event at the House of Commons on Tuesday 21 October 2014; the views expressed are those …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Democracy & Development, Event Summaries, Global, ISIS, Islamism, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
September 17, 2014

Event Summary: ‘The Rise of the Islamic State and Implications for UK Security’

This is a summary of an event with James Bloodworth, Charlie Cooper and Robin Simcox, on 11 September 2014; it reflects the views expressed by the speakers.
On 11 September 2014, John Glen MP and the Henry Jackson Society hosted an event discussing …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Defence, Event Summaries, Extremism, Human Rights, Iraq, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, United Kingdom

Event Summary: ‘What Now in the Fight against Terror? Nigeria, Iraq and Radical Islam’s Assault on the Nation State’

Co-written by Quentin Wight
This is a summary of an event with Olivier Guitta, Jacob Zenn and Robin Simcox, chaired by John Glen MP, on 17th June 2014; it reflects the views expressed by the speakers.
On Tuesday 17th June 2014, John Glen MP and the Henry …

Posted in Boko Haram, CRT Event Summary, Defence, Democracy & Development, Event Summaries, Extremism, Iraq, ISIS, Islamism, Terrorism & Security