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October 4, 2017

REPORT: More than 100 Extremist Speakers Invited to British Universities

British universities hosted 110 events featuring extremist speakers in the last academic year, 2016/17, with the highest proportion taking place in London institutions, a report has found.
The extremist events listed were overwhelmingly organised by Islamic societies and groups and speakers …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Britain’s universities are ‘fertile ground’ for hate speech

Britain’s top universities are fertile ground for hate speech, says a think tank that ranks SOAS as the top venue for extremist lectures.
Universities in the UK hosted more than 100 events featuring an extremist speaker last year despite official claims …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Extremist Speakers Have a Free Run at British Universities and Antisemitism Is Rife at Events, New Report Finds

A detailed report on “Extreme speakers and events” in the 2016-17 academic year has revealed a plethora of antisemitic extremist speakers being given platforms in British universities. Of the 112 separate extremist events mentioned in the report, 50 events included the hosting …

Posted in News Coverage, United Kingdom
October 2, 2017

Priti Patel pledges millions to fight slavery as she brands trafficking ‘like terrorism’

Priti Patel today backed the Evening Standard investigation into modern slavery — and pledged millions to help tackle it.
In an exclusive interview with the Evening Standard, the International Development Secretary stressed the urgency of the investigation as she compared it …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
September 28, 2017

Extreme Speakers and Events in the 2016-17 Academic Year

A new report by The Henry Jackson Society explores the extreme speakers and events in the 2016-17 academic year.
The Higher Education and Funding Council for England (HEFCE) has found that the majority of universities are satisfying the requirements of the …

Posted in Extremism, Publication, Research, Spotlight, United Kingdom
September 25, 2017

How to remake European defence after Brexit

Last week, the Department for Exiting the European Union published its latest paper on the future of British engagement with the EU’s foreign, security and defence policies and mechanisms. As a general introduction to British thinking on these issues – particularly the …

Posted in Global, Opinion Editorial, United Kingdom
September 20, 2017

Ignore the pessimists – Britain is still a major power and Brexit was the decision of a confident people

By James Rogers.
With a land area of less than 250,000 square kilometres, we frequently hear that Britain is a very small country, nothing more than a rainy little island located off the coast of north-western Europe. As Simon Kuper writes for The Financial …

Posted in Europe, Global, Media Centre, Opinion Editorial

Britain is Europe’s big hitter, and there is no reason its influence cannot grow after Brexit

By James Rogers.
Last night, Members of Parliament voted to bring to an end a four decade period in which European law has been supreme in the United Kingdom. In a few moments, the birthplace of modern parliamentary sovereignty re-established its fiat …

Posted in Europe, Global, Media Centre, Opinion Editorial

Brexit negotiations: UK ‘in strong position’ as it’s the most capable country in the EU

BRITAIN is negotiating Brexit from a position of strength because it is the most capable country in the EU, a detailed study revealed.
On a range of 35 criteria it comes second in the world only to the United States, said …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Leading think tank says Britain will THRIVE post Brexit

A LEADING think tank has revealed that Britain is set to THRIVE post-Brexit.
New research from the Henry Jackson society suggests that the UK is well positioned to strike trade deals with the world and become a ‘Global Britain’.
Sir Malcolm Rifkind who was …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Britain beats Europe in global power index

The UK is the most geopolitically capable country in Europe according to a new report on global power.
Britain beat France, Germany and Russia on world power rankings which measured economics, technological prowess, military strength and cultural prestige.
Globally the UK came second …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Ignore the pessimists – Britain is still a major power and Brexit was the decision of a confident people

With a land area of less than 250,000 square kilometres, we frequently hear that Britain is a very small country, nothing more than a rainy little island located off the coast of north-western Europe. As Simon Kuper writes for The Financial Times: “Britain …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

BREAKING: Britain MOST INFLUENTIAL country in Europe – report reveals

A new report has sensationally revealed that the United Kingdom is the most influential country in Europe, coming second worldwide only to the United States of America.
This is huge news at a time when the great and the powerful inside …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

GREAT BRITAIN INDEED: Britain is the second most ‘powerful’ country in the world beating Russia, India and France, experts reveal

Dr Alan Mendoza found that the British economy, technology and military kept the UK ahead of all other countries apart from the US
BRITAIN is second only to the US as the most “geopolitically powerful” country in the world despite Brexit …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Brexit Britain ‘wields most influence in Europe and is second only to US worldwide’

Britain wields the most geopolitical influence in Europe and is in a “remarkably strong” position to mould its own destiny after Brexit, a think tank has said, as its director hit out at “doom and gloom” displayed by pro-Remain campaigners.
In its “Audit …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

UK is now the second largest global power, claims think tank as it rejects the ‘doom and gloom’ around Brexit

Britain is the most influential power in Europe and second only to the US around the world, a think tank concludes today.
The Henry Jackson Society rejects the ‘doom and gloom’ around Brexit and finds that the UK remains a ‘leading global power …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

New study ranks Britain ‘second most powerful country in the world’

New research by a geopolitical think-tank makes the case that Britain is second only to the United States as a global power.
According to the Henry Jackson Society, their new report ‘Towards a Global Britain: Challenging the new narratives of national decline’ sets …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

RANKED: The 8 most geopolitically powerful countries in the world, 2017

Despite the uncertainty, the US has retained its position as the most geopolitically powerful nation in the world, according to Henry Jackson Society (HJS), which has released the latest edition of its “Audit of Geopolitical Capability: A Comparison of Eight …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Britain second ‘most powerful country in the world’ and in ‘strong’ position post-Brexit

BRITAIN is the second most powerful country in the world second only to the US, according to think tank.
In a study conducted by the Henry Jackson Society, Britain’s economic power, technological prowess, military strength and cultural prestige means that the UK is …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom
September 17, 2017

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson References our Geopolitical Capability Audit in Major Brexit Statement

My vision for a bold, thriving Britain enabled by Brexit.
My friends, I must report that there are at least some people who are woefully underestimating this country. They think Brexit isn’t going to happen. There are some media observers – …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, Spotlight, United Kingdom
September 12, 2017

Audit of Geopolitical Capability: A Comparison of Eight Major Powers

UK second only to US in major power audit
 
The UK is the most geopolitically capable country in Europe, and comes second only to the United States globally, according to a major new report by The Henry Jackson Society.
The “Audit of …

Posted in Global, Publication, Research, Spotlight, United Kingdom
September 6, 2017

Russia’s militarisation of the Arctic accelerating

The true scale of Russia’s military activities in the Arctic have been revealed in a new policy paper from The Henry Jackson Society’s Russia Studies Centre.
“Russia’s Policies towards a Changing Arctic“ describes Russia’s dramatic militarisation of the Arctic since 2014, …

Posted in Press Release, Publication, Russia, Terrorism & Security | Tagged , ,
September 5, 2017

The British government should lead the fight to bring Daesh to justice

Daesh’s atrocities have failed to deliver a caliph or their fictional caliphate. Our international partners must commit to apply international law to bring prosecutions against Daesh fighters and those who choose to partner with them, making it clear that wherever …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
August 23, 2017

How Do Security Services Conduct a Man Hunt?

Less than a week after Younes Abouyaaqoub drove a van along the crowded boulevard of Las Ramblas in Barcelona, killing 13 people and injuring more than 130, all 12 suspects are now either dead or in custody. So how did …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, ISIS, News Coverage, Spain
August 21, 2017

Spain’s Jihadis Are Awakened

By Tom Wilson
The horrific series of events in Barcelona is yet another macabre example of what is starting to feel like Europe’s new normal. This is the era of frequent, low-tech, mass casualty Jihadist attacks, in which any ideologically driven …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, ISIS, News Coverage, Opinion Editorial, Spain
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