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April 28, 2017

Director of HJS Asia Studies Centre gives evidence to Parliament on China

John Hemmings, Director of the Asia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society, gave written evidence to Parliament on UK relations with China.
To see the evidence, click here.

Posted in Opinion Editorial

Radicalisation doesn’t happen in private – we need be open about how to spot the signs

This article originally appeared in The Telegraph.
Though details of Thursday’s thwarted attack in Westminster are still emerging, it appears that the intelligence agencies and police were well aware of the suspect, and prepared to swoop. The Prime Minister’s reference to an “intelligence …

Posted in Opinion Editorial
April 27, 2017

Donald Trump has set the ball rolling on North Korea, but China has the next move

This article originally appeared in The Telegraph.
The ongoing crisis in Northeast Asia continues to creep toward a possible flashpoint this week, as North Korea holds one of the largest military drills of conventional war fighting.
China and Russia have both mobilized troops …

Posted in Opinion Editorial
April 25, 2017

The French want a President who will finally bring the threat of terrorism to an end

This article originally appeared in The Telegraph.
France’s Presidential election is now a tale of two insurgents. In one corner, Marine Le Pen, who has steadily cultivated populist anger against immigration, and the austerity that comes with maintenance of the Euro. …

Posted in Opinion Editorial
April 21, 2017

In its drive to divide the West, Isil would celebrate a Marine Le Pen presidency

This article originally appeared in The Telegraph.
In Paris last night a gunman parked his car, stepped out, and opened fire on a police van outside a Marks & Spencer’s on the Champs Élysées. One policeman was murdered; two were wounded. A …

Posted in Opinion Editorial
April 19, 2017

Theresa May’s Risky General Election Plan

By Tim Stafford
This article originally appeared on The National Interest
It is not uncommon for British prime ministers who take over in the middle of a parliamentary term to seek the personal mandate that comes with winning an election in their …

Posted in Opinion Editorial
April 18, 2017

Nuclear war or the status quo: How Chinese-American confrontation over North Korea might play out

he situation on the Korean Peninsula has now escalated to a level of crisis last seen during the Korean War. As I have written here, President Trump has decided to approach North Korea as a Chinese problem, demanding the Chinese …

Posted in Opinion Editorial
April 16, 2017

The North’s nuclear brinkmanship is all too rational

This article originally appeared in The Sunday Telegraph
There are two questions which at some point occur to every Western observer of the North Korean government. The first is: are they serious? The second is: are they utterly mad?
Donald Trump’s threat …

Posted in Opinion Editorial

Primary school took pupils to meet an ‘extremist’ imam at the mosque where Lee Rigby’s killers worshipped

This article originally appeared in The Mail Online
Primary school children were taken to meet an Islamic preacher described as ‘extremist’ at the mosque where Lee Rigby’s murderers worshipped.
The trip saw pupils from Kilmorie Primary School in Lewisham, London, meet controversial preacher …

Posted in News Coverage
April 15, 2017

Children taken to meet Islamic preacher who had ‘promoted and encouraged religious violence’

This article originally appeared in The Telegraph
A primary school took children on a trip to meet an Islamic preacher, just months after the High Court ruled the imam an ‘extremist’ who had ‘promoted and encouraged religious violence’.
The visits by state school …

Posted in News Coverage
April 6, 2017

Can Donald Trump and Xi Jinping keep their relationship off the track to war?

This article originally appeared in The Telegraph
Today sees the first day of a historic US-China summit in Mar-a-Lago, Florida, which will see two strongmen, Xi Jinping and Donald Trump sitting down together and thrashing out bilateral economic and security issues. …

Posted in Opinion Editorial
April 5, 2017

Human Cost of Failure to Enforce Red Lines in Syria Becomes Clear

The West’s repeated failure to respond to Bashar al-Assad’s slaughter of Syria’s people has given him complete confidence in his ability to continue without penalty. The Henry Jackson Society has long advocated action to deter this barbarism, and the costs …

Posted in Press Release
April 4, 2017

America, Japan and the UK: A New Three-Way Alliance against China?

This article originally appeared in The National Interest
In January 2016, standing on the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reaganaircraft carrier based in Japan, the UK defence secretary, Michael Fallon,spoke of Washington’s commitment to a “three-way alliance” between the United …

Posted in Opinion Editorial

The Trump Phenomenon and the Future of US Foreign Policy / Crouching Tiger: What China’s Militarism Means for the World

The first month of President Donald J Trump’s administration has been as tumultuous as any in US domestic politics. Headlines have concentrated on the immigration ban, on British Prime Minister Theresa May’s visit, Trump’s subsequent affirmation of his country’s support …

Posted in Opinion Editorial
April 3, 2017

Brow-beating China about North Korea is a risky business – Donald Trump should tread carefully

This article originally appeared in The Telegraph
Ahead of his summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday, Donald Trump has suggested that the US will take unilateral action to tackle the North Korean nuclear threat if the Chinese don’t step up. …

Posted in Opinion Editorial
March 29, 2017

HJS Research Fellow Emma Webb speaks to Danish TV about Extremism in Birmingham

Posted in Broadcast Appearances
March 28, 2017

Hannah Stuart speaks to BBC Panorama about the profile of Khalid Masood

Posted in Broadcast Appearances
March 27, 2017

HJS Research Fellow Emma Webb speaking to BBC Radio 5 Live about preventing radicalisation

Posted in Broadcast Appearances

HJS Assoc Director Douglas Murray’s contributions to BBC’s The Big Questions after parliament attack

Posted in Broadcast Appearances

HJS Research Fellow Tom Wilson on LBC discussing radicalisation after Parliament attack

Posted in Broadcast Appearances

Emma Webb, HJS Research Fellow, speaks to BBC Radio Scotland about Birmingham terror connections

Posted in Broadcast Appearances

HJS Research Fellow Emma Webb speaks to NPR about extremism in Birmingham after Parliament attack

Posted in Broadcast Appearances

HJS Assoc Director Douglas Murray’s contributions to BBC Any Questions after attack on Parliament

Posted in Broadcast Appearances
March 26, 2017

The UK capital of extremism

This article originally appeared in The Times
The Westminster attacker Khalid Masood lived for several years in Birmingham, throwing the spotlight again on the city’s links with extremism.
The Sunday Times revealed earlier this month that 10% of all convicted Islamist terrorists …

Posted in News Coverage
March 25, 2017

Killer was typical jihadist convert — apart from his age

This article originally appeared in The Times
Given a cursory glance, Khalid Masood, at 52 far closer to the age of retirement than a firebrand youth, does not appear to be a typical candidate for an Islamic fanatic.

Hannah Stuart, of the …

Posted in News Coverage
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