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October 9, 2017

Study reveals sexual slavery ‘helped terror group Daesh make £23m last year’

Terrorists are turning to human trafficking, including trading in modern slavery, for their revenue streams, a new report reveals.
The so-called Islamic State (Daesh) and Boko Haram are among groups resorting to hostage-taking and ransom efforts as historical revenue streams such …

Posted in Boko Haram, CRT News Coverage, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

Isis among terrorist groups using slaves to recruit rapists and domestic abusers

Terrorists are using slaves to generate funding and attract recruits including domestic abusers and rapists, research has found.
A report published by think-tank the Henry Jackson Society (HJS) warned that modern slavery and sexual violence was fuelling Isis and other groups operating across …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

Sex slavery and human trafficking is how terror groups Isis and Boko Haram now raise funds

Groups, including Isis and Boko Haram, are turning to hostage-taking and ransom efforts as historical revenue streams such as taxation and oil sales dry up, the research found.
The study by foreign policy and security think tank the Henry Jackson Society …

Posted in Boko Haram, CRT News Coverage, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

From Boko Haram to Islamic State, sex slavery and trafficking fund extremism – report

Offering kidnapped women and girls to jihadist fighters as sex slaves or wives helps militant groups lure and retain members, while sex trafficking can bankroll their extremist operations, a UK-based think-tank said on Monday.
Groups such as Boko Haram in Nigeria …

Posted in Boko Haram, CRT News Coverage, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

Rapists and wife-beaters flocked to join ISIS because the group’s systemised sexual violence appealed to them

A new study has shown that many men with a history of sexual violence and domestic abuse joined ISIS because of the group’s use of slavery and rape.
The Henry Jackson Society report claims the sanctioning of systemic sexual abuse served as a …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

Sexual slavery new funding source for terror groups like Isis, study reveals

Terrorists are using human trafficking, including trading in sex slaves, as a new source of funding, according to a new report.
Groups, including Isis and Boko Haram, are turning to hostage-taking and ransom efforts as historical revenue streams such as taxation …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights

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

Terror groups’ £23m profit in sex trafficking

Terror groups are using human trafficking, including trading in sex slaves, as a new source of funding, according to a report.
Daesh and Boko Haram are among those resorting to kidnapping and ransom efforts as historical revenue streams, such as taxation …

Posted in Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights
October 7, 2017

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

Men with a history of sexual violence and domestic abuse joined Islamic State because of the organisation’s systemic use of rape and slavery as a form of terrorism, according to new analysis.
The promotion and sanctioning of sexual violence by the extremist …

Posted in Global, ISIS, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Women's Rights
October 6, 2017

This Nobel Peace Prize is a joke – removing all nuclear weapons would destabilise the world

By Timothy Stafford.

In 2007, the Nobel committee awarded the Peace Prize to Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The following year, it honoured Barack Obama – only recently installed as President – for pledging to make arms …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial
October 4, 2017

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
September 29, 2017

Najah Al-Otaibi on BBC World discussing the lifting of Saudi Arabia’s driving ban

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Global
September 28, 2017

The Trump Administration’s North Korea Strategy

Understanding the current iteration of the two-decade long North Korean crisis is not easy. It is, for what of a better word, complicated. Furthermore, the fact is that it has finally imploded while Donald  Trump is President. “Of all the …

Posted in Global, News Coverage
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
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