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May 18, 2018

With the North Korea talks at risk, has Trump maxed out on ‘maximum pressure’?

hen North Korea threatened to call off next month’s summit with the US, because of the insistence it give up its nuclear weapons, the White House appeared to have been caught off guard. “We haven’t been notified at all, we’ll have to see,” was …

Posted in North Korea, Opinion Editorial
May 17, 2018

Dr John Hemmings on BBC Good Morning Ulster discussing US-North Korea talks under threat

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, North Korea
May 15, 2018

Tom Wilson discusses the violence and growing tensions on the Gaza border on BBC World

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Israel, Palestine
May 10, 2018

Jason Pearlman appears on BBC Daily Politics to discuss Iran, Syria and the JCPOA

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iraq, Syria

Dr John Hemmings spoke to BBC Breakfast on US-North Korea relations

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, North Korea, United States

May has a choice: side with our most important ally or with dangerous Iran

To anyone who understands the underlying narrative of his administration, President Trump’s announcement on Tuesday that the US would withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear deal with Iran was of little surprise.
That it was greeted with shock …

Posted in Iran, Opinion Editorial
May 9, 2018

Dr Alan Mendoza appears on talkRADIO to discuss the United States’ withdrawal from the JCPOA

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran, United States

Jason Pearlman talks to BBC Three Counties Radio about the Iran nuclear deal

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran

Jason Pearlman talks to the Jeremy Vine Show about the Iran nuclear deal

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran

Shadowy Muslim Brotherhood group attacks UAE support for Interpol

A Dh200 million pledge by the UAE to help Interpol fight terrorism is the latest target in the campaign orchestrated by a British group with close links to the Muslim Brotherhood.
The donation in 2017 to the Interpol Foundation for a …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security

Trump is hoping his good cop, bad cop tactics will force Iran into a new deal

President Trump’s decision to terminate US compliance with the Iranian nuclear agreement has mystified international observers. Why walk away from a deal that is working?
Trump routinely chastised Obama administration officials for having given away too much during the original negotiations. …

Posted in Iran, Opinion Editorial
May 8, 2018

Europe ponders next move as Trump rejects ‘defective’ Iran deal

Boris Johnson, the British foreign secretary, had proclaimed US President Donald Trump could merit a Nobel Peace Prize while French President Emmanuel Macron had engaged in a day-long bromance with the US leader. Even German Chancellor Angela Merkel showed a …

Posted in Iran, News Coverage

Iran may pose a bigger challenge than North Korea

THE world waits with bated breath for the Trump-Kim summit. Yet although North Korea is hitting headlines, Iran may pose the bigger challenge. In the two years since the nuclear deal was agreed, Iran has pursued an increasingly expansionist form …

Posted in Iran, Opinion Editorial
May 7, 2018

Timothy Stafford speaks to BBC 5Live about the Iran Deal deadline

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran

Jason Pearlman appears on Sky News to discuss the Iran nuclear deal

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran
May 2, 2018

Is the darknet a new playground for terrorists?

At first glance, it would seem that accessing the darknet is child’s play. In 2014, a 16-year-old girl radicalised herself in just seven months using content she found on the darknet. This culminated in her attempting to fly to Syria …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Terrorism & Security
April 30, 2018

How ISIS is EXPLOITING the ‘safe haven’ of cyberspace to plan attacks and raise funds

Much more needs to be done both in the UK and abroad to deny extremist groups the opportunity to communicate anonymously using the ‘Darknet’ and spread propaganda, the study commissioned by thinktank the Henry Jackson Society warns.
The study also reveals …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
April 28, 2018

Kim and Moon’s meeting was ‘historic’ – but what will its ramifications be? An expert explains

The photographs seem to say it all: Kim Jong-un greeting a smiling Moon Jae-in at the border of North Korea; the two men gingerly stepping over the border stone into each other’s countries. The sight of North Korean bodyguards running alongside Kim’s …

Posted in North Korea, Opinion Editorial
April 26, 2018

The Riddle of North Korea’s Diplomacy

Famously, Donald Rumsfeld once said there are “known knowns, and then there are known unknowns”. With the current North Korea situation, this expression seems apt. There are things that we appear to know, for example the actual planned events, the …

Posted in North Korea, Opinion Editorial

U.S. forces in Syria aim for low profile, and high-powered results

MANBIJ, Syria –  The quiet, low-profile U.S. military presence in Syria isn’t quite so low-profile up close.
The American flag flies high from a number of a dozen or so positions the military has established, and can be spotted from afar …

Posted in News Coverage, Syria
April 25, 2018

Controversial imam who called Islamist murderer a ‘hero’ is allowed to join Labour – because he thinks Corbyn will fix knife crime

A CONTROVERSIAL imam who praised an Islamist murderer as “a hero” has been recruited to join the Labour Party, The Sun can reveal.
Preacher Mahmood Ul Hassan claimed he joined the party because Jeremy Corbyn would “resolve issues” such as knife …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
April 23, 2018

The New Great Game in the Indo-Pacific

This past March saw a mini-crisis develop in the Indian Ocean and it all revolved around the tiny island nation of Maldives. The crisis began in earnest after Maldivian President Yameen Abdul Gayoom declared a state of emergency after rejecting a Supreme …

Posted in Asia, Opinion Editorial
April 20, 2018

Infographic: Terror in The Dark: How Terrorists use Encryption, the Darknet and Cryptocurrencies

Terrorists and extremists are increasingly moving their activities online – and areas of the web have become a safe haven for Islamic State to plot its next attacks, according to a report published today by the Henry Jackson Society.
Terror in …

Posted in Infographics

How ISIS is EXPLOITING the ‘safe haven’ of cyberspace to plan attacks and raise funds

Much more needs to be done both in the UK and abroad to deny extremist groups the opportunity to communicate anonymously using the ‘Darknet’ and spread propaganda, the study commissioned by thinktank the Henry Jackson Society warns.
The study also reveals …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
April 19, 2018

Dr John Hemmings speaks to BBC World about the Abe-Trump Summit and North Korea

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, North Korea
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