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May 22, 2018

Global Britain in the Indo-Pacific

The weight of the global economy is going to Asia, it is going by sea – and the United Kingdom must act now if we are to build a truly Global Britain, according to a new report from The Henry …

Posted in Asia, Publication, Spotlight
May 8, 2018

Going Ballistic: Responding to Iranian Missile Advances

As European governments scramble to find a way to save the Iran nuclear deal, a new report today from The Henry Jackson Society says that the only way to convince President Trump to secure its future would be to take …

Posted in Iran, Publication, Spotlight
April 8, 2018

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 Publication, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
March 19, 2018

Profiting From Prejudice: How Mend’s ‘IAM’ Campaign Legitimised Extremism

An initiative branded as a campaign to fight Islamophobia in fact provided a platform for extremism across the public and charity sectors, according to a new report from the Henry Jackson Society.
The report says that Muslim Engagement and Development (MEND) …

Posted in Extremism, Publication, Spotlight, Uncategorized
March 7, 2018

Prison Management of Terrorism-Related Offenders: Is Separation Effective?

Separating Islamist extremists from the rest of the prison population is the only viable solution to prevent the spread of radicalisation to other prisoners – and to ensure meaningful rehabilitation, according to a new report from The Henry Jackson Society.
Prison …

Posted in Extremism, Publication, Spotlight
February 25, 2018

Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing: How Islamist Extremists Exploit the UK Charitable Sector

The British taxpayer has handed over more than £6 million to charities that are currently, or have been in the past, used by extremists to further their radical agenda, according to a new report from the Henry Jackson Society.
The report’s …

Posted in Extremism, Islamism, Publication, Spotlight
February 19, 2018

The Strange Investigation of a Strange Terrorist Attack

The investigation of the April 2017 terrorist attack in the Petersburg subway continues. We have assembled thirteen facts that provoke questions and leave us bewildered.
Last year witnessed two major terrorist attacks in Russia’s so-called second capital: in the subway in …

Posted in RFE/RL Translations
February 13, 2018

Terror Overseas: Understanding The GCC Counter Extremism and Counter Terrorism Trends

The British Government must extend and deepen its relationship with Gulf states in order to tackle the root causes of extremism and terrorism, according to a new report published on Tuesday by The Henry Jackson Society.
The report argues that Britain must …

Posted in Publication, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
February 6, 2018

Russia’s Economic Prospects – Modernisation or Stagnation?

A new policy paper published today by The Henry Jackson Society warns that Russia’s reduced economic prospects could lead the Kremlin to adopt a more aggressive foreign policy in the years ahead.
“Russia’s Economic Prospects – Modernisation or Stagnation?”, authored by …

Posted in Publication, Russia, Spotlight
February 1, 2018

 “Tolerating the Intolerant”: A Report on ‘Students not Suspects’

A new report launched by Student Rights, a project of The Henry Jackson Society, has found that the Government and UK universities are consistently failing to do enough to combat extremism on campus. The National Union of Students (NUS) campaign …

Posted in Extremism, Publication, Spotlight
January 3, 2018

Ballot rigging, bribery, beatings and elimination

As the 2018 Russian Presidential elections approach, the Putin regime may resort to time honored techniques for dealing with unwelcome candidates, observers and members of electoral commissions.
There were numerous reports of massive irregularities in the preliminary voting (“primaries”) to select …

Posted in RFE/RL Translations
December 13, 2017

What the European Union owes the United Kingdom

Read the full policy briefing here
A policy briefing by The Henry Jackson Society – What the European Union owes the United Kingdom – highlights how European defence is substantially dependent upon the United Kingdom’s financial contributions.
Countries on the European mainland …

Posted in Defence, European Union, Publication, Spotlight, United Kingdom
December 12, 2017

Butting Away at the State

On 2 November 2016, the court in Vologda sentenced Yevgeny Domozhirov to 40 hours compulsory labour. The National Electoral Commission declined even to consider the candidacy of Lyudmila Kuzmina for appointment to the Electoral Commission of Samara province. Local developers …

Posted in RFE/RL Translations, Russia Studies Centre
November 28, 2017

Global Britain and the Future of the British Armed Forces

A new policy paper by the Henry Jackson Society – “Global Britain and the Future of the British Armed Forces” – finds that in order for Britain to position itself as a truly ‘Global’ nation and as uncertainty intensifies across …

Posted in Defence, Publication, Spotlight, United Kingdom
October 31, 2017

Hong Kong After 20 Years: the Rollback of Civil, Human, and Legal Rights

A new report by the Henry Jackson Society has today highlighted how human rights have deteriorated in Hong Kong over the last two decades.
The report, Hong Kong After Twenty Years: The Rollback of Civil, Human, and Legal Rights, makes the …

Posted in Publication

Mend: “Islamists Masquerading As Civil Libertarians”

A new Henry Jackson Society report has warned that the public sector organisations and elected officials are partnering with the extremist-linked group Muslim Engagement and Development (Mend).
Compiling years’ worth of evidence, the report, Mend: “Islamists Masquerading As Civil Libertarians”, demonstrates …

Posted in CRT, CRT Research, Publication, Research, Spotlight
October 25, 2017

Converts to Islam and Homegrown Jihadism

Security officials and those leading counter-extremism efforts must place greater emphasis on the dangers posed by recent converts to Islam, according to a new report published today.
“Converts to Islam and Home Grown Jihadism” analyses the ways in which the process …

Posted in Publication, Spotlight
October 23, 2017

Russia’s Nationalists: Putin’s Critical Children

[1] When Igor Strelkov, the former military commander of the Donetsk People’s Republic, returned to Moscow from Donbass in late summer 2014, he steadfastly maintained the symbol of statist loyalty typical of security officers in today’s Russia: a portrait of …

Posted in Research, RFE/RL Translations, Russia Studies Centre

A “Captured State” Moldova Between Russia and the West

Moldova is a “captured state” – in the words of the World Bank – in which the country’s post-Soviet transition has effectively halted because of domestic and foreign vested interests, a new paper concludes.
“A ‘Captured State’: Moldova between Russia and …

Posted in Publication
October 18, 2017

ISIS Khorasan: Presence and Potential in the Afghanistan-Pakistan Region

This report highlights the growing significance of the Islamic State in the Khorasan Province, or ISKP. It also assesses the impact the group’s rise is likely to have on the trajectory of violence in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and in turn, …

Posted in ISIS, Middle East, Publication, Terrorism & Security, War in Afghanistan
October 8, 2017

Infographic: Trafficking Terror: How Modern Slavery and Sexual Violence is Funding 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 Research, Infographics, Research

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
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 12, 2017

Towards “Global Britain”: Challenging the New Narratives of National Decline

The reality of British geopolitical capability means Britain is poised to thrive post-Brexit
Is Britain in decline? Following the EU referendum, you could be forgiven for thinking so. Commentators seem gripped by the idea that the country is heading towards national …

Posted in Global, Publication, Spotlight, Uncategorized

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
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