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Category Archives: CRT Report

October 9, 2017

ISIS deliberately luring paedos and sex predators to join its ranks

ISIS is attracting rapists and paedophiles to fight for them by rewarding them with sex slaves, terror experts claim.
Men with a history of sexual violence and domestic abuse are believed to have joined the jihadi group because of the organisation’s use …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, CRT Report, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights
October 8, 2017

Trafficking Terror: How Modern Slavery and Sexual Violence Fund Terrorism

SEXUAL EXPLOITATION OF WOMAN AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING IS FUNDING TERRORISM
#stoptraffickingterror
Terrorists are using sexual violence, including rape, sexual slavery, and forced marriage, to bolster recruits, galvanize fighters, and, in the case of Islamist groups, punish kuffar (disbelievers).
These are just part of our …

Posted in CRT, CRT Report, CRT Research, Publication, Research, Spotlight

Rape and slavery was lure for UK Isis recruits with history of sexual violence

Young fighters are mobilised by Islamic State’s ideology of abusing women as a form of terrorism, says report.
Men with a history of sexual violence and domestic abuse joined Islamic Statebecause of the organisation’s systemic use of rape and slavery as a …

Posted in CRT, CRT News Coverage, CRT Report, News Coverage, Spotlight
July 5, 2017

Foreign Funded Islamist Extremism in the UK

A new report from The Henry Jackson Society, “Foreign Funded Islamist Extremism in the UK”, has highlighted the need for a public inquiry into the foreign-based funding of Islamist extremism.
We report on a growing body of evidence on the considerable …

Posted in CRT Report, CRT Research, Extremism, Middle East, Publication, Spotlight
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

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
October 5, 2016

New HJS Research Identifies Organised Campaign to Undermine the Prevent Strategy

A new report from the Henry Jackson Society, Myths and Misunderstandings: Understanding Opposition to The Prevent Strategy, examines the campaign against the Prevent strategy, the government’s counter-radicalisation policy, highlighting the spread of misinformation designed to undermine the strategy.
The ‘Prevent’ strand of …

Posted in CRT Report, Publication
September 15, 2016

An Enduring Threat: Europe’s Islamist Terror Networks Then and Now

The Henry Jackson Society’s new study demonstrates clear continuity between old al-Qaeda networks and current Islamic State cells, with overlapping personnel and similar backgrounds. It raises questions about whether such similarities could have helped identify the development of the new …

Posted in CRT Highlight, CRT Report, Publication, Spotlight
June 17, 2016

How the Iran Entente Caused the Syria Crisis

In the last few years, the United States has resolved to reduce its “footprint” in the Middle East, and has conceived of détente with Iran as the means of accomplishing this. If the Islamic Republic could be drawn into the …

Posted in CRT Report, Iran, Publication, Spotlight, Syria
November 25, 2015

Destroying Islamic State, Defeating Assad: A Strategy for Syria

Destroying Islamic State, Defeating Assad: A Strategy for Syria lays out how the Assad regime aided the growth of the Islamic State, which now threatens the West, and deflected attention away from war crimes committed by Damascus against its own …

Posted in CRT Report, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, Publication, Spotlight
May 29, 2015

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
February 24, 2015

Community Policing and Preventing Extremism: Lessons from Bradford

Since the 7/7 terrorist attacks in London, police forces nationally have implemented successive counter-radicalisation policies. Community Policing and Preventing Extremism, based on a series of interviews with senior police officers from the West Yorkshire Police and the North East Counter-Terrorism …

Posted in CRT Report, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Publication, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
September 25, 2014

The Legal Case for British Military Action Against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria

Amid mounting international agreement on launching air strikes against Islamic State (IS) targets in Iraq and Syria, The Henry Jackson Society’s policy paper The Legal Case for British Military Action Against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria provides a comprehensive analysis …

Posted in CRT Report, CRT Research, Publication, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
September 12, 2014

British Jihadists: Preventing Travel Abroad and Stopping Attacks at Home

Amid heightened awareness of the disturbing number of British fighters joining Islamic State, British Jihadists: Preventing Travel Abroad and Stopping Attacks at Home,  shows why they demonstrate a real threat to national security and offers practical policy instruments to meet the …

Posted in CRT Report, CRT Research, Publication, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
September 27, 2013

Al-Qaeda’s Global Footprint: An assessment of al-Qaeda’s Strength Today

Robin Simcox’s new report, Al-Qaeda’s Global Footprint: An assessment of al-Qaeda’s Strength Today, analysises the current standing of the world’s most prominent terrorist organisation.
It follows two previous studies on al-Qaeda, Al-Qaeda in the United States and The European Angle to the U.S Terror Threat. Its …

Posted in CRT Report, CRT Research, Islamism, Publication, Religious Fundamentalism, Research, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security