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January 30, 2014

Added Value: Israel’s Strategic Worth to the European Union and its Member States

Added Value: Israel’s Strategic Worth to the European Union and its Member States is a groundbreaking joint report by The Henry Jackson Society and Friends of Israel Initiative examining the extent to which Israel represents a strategic asset to the …

Posted in Defence, Economy, Europe, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Report
December 23, 2013

The Presumption of Innocence: Difficulties in Bringing Suspected Terrorists to Trial

New report uncovers why not all terror suspects can be prosecuted
The Presumption of Innocence, by Henry Jackson Society Research Fellow Robin Simcox, looks at the variety of reasons why the state has not always been able to try terror suspects. …

Posted in 9/11, Defence, Human Rights, Islamism, Report, Terrorism & Security, United States, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq
December 17, 2013

Marginalising Egyptian Women

Emily Dyer’s report, Marginalising Egyptian Women, examines the role the post-Revolution Egyptian government played restricting women’s rights in the public sphere through sexual violence and political marginalisation.
The report’s findings are based on extensive first-hand interviews carried out by the report’s author Emily …

Posted in Arab Spring, Egypt, Human Rights, Report, Spotlight, Women's Rights
October 25, 2013

At What Price? Transparency and Ethics in Higher Education Funding from Overseas

A new report by Student Rights has revealed Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in Britain received more than £100 million in tuition funding from some of the world’s most repressive regimes over the past decade, including money from Syria, Iran, Saudi Arabia and …

Posted in Report
October 23, 2013

Russia’s Descent Toward Authoritarianism: An Examination of the Khodorkovsky Case

On the 10th anniversary of the arrest of Russian businessman Mikhail Khodorkovsky, the Russia Studies Centre has issued a new analysis that concludes Putin’s Russia is now more corrupt and significantly less free than it was 10 years ago.
Khodorkovsky, a …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Press Release, Report, RSC News Releases, RSC Report, Russia
September 27, 2013

Al-Qaeda’s Global Footprint: An assessment of al-Qaeda’s Strength Today

Robin Simcox’s new report, Al-Qaeda’s Global Footprint: An assessment of al-Qaeda’s Strength Today, analysises the current standing of the world’s most prominent terrorist organisation.
It follows two previous studies on al-Qaeda, Al-Qaeda in the United States and The European Angle to the U.S Terror Threat. Its …

Posted in CRT Report, CRT Research, Islamism, Religious Fundamentalism, Report, Research, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
July 22, 2013

Timeline of Terror: A Concise History of Hezbollah Atrocities

European Union foreign ministers are to meet today to discuss calls to list the military wing of Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation.
The Henry Jackson Society’s Timeline of Terror: A concise history of Hezbollah atrocities presents a compelling case that Hezbolllah is a terrorist …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Human Rights, Iran, Islamism, Israel, Lebanon, Middle East, Middle East, Press Release, Report, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
July 2, 2013

In Scotland’s Defence? An Assessment of SNP Defence Strategy

Associate Fellow George Grant delivers a comprehensive 128-page report on the Scottish National Party (SNP)’s proposals for how they would defend an independent Scotland. The report covers six main areas including foreign policy and risks to national security; joining NATO; …

Posted in Report, Spotlight, United Kingdom
June 24, 2013

The European Angle to the U.S. Terror Threat

Henry Jackson Society report – The European Angle to the U.S. Terror Threat  – shows the nature of the terrorist threat facing the United States from within Europe, offering original research and statistical analysis taken from recent HJS report Al-Qaeda in …

Posted in Europe, Islamism, Religious Fundamentalism, Report, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United States
April 23, 2013

Historical Ties to Jihadism in Massachusetts

On 15 April 2013, two bombs detonated at the Boston marathon, killing three people and injuring over 180. The authorities believe that the perpetrators were two brothers, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The Tsarnaev’s were born in Kyrgyzstan and were ethnically half …

Posted in Islamism, Religious Fundamentalism, Report, Terrorism & Security, United States
April 19, 2013

Russian Corruption: Domestic and International Consequences

How—and why—the U.K. should bolster anti-corruption efforts in the Russian Federation
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In the past decade, the Russian Federation has emerged as one of the world’s most promising economies, rising from post-Soviet economic chaos to year-on-year growth, even …

Posted in Report
February 26, 2013

Al-Qaeda in the United States – A Complete Analysis of Terrorism Offenses

The most in-depth study of Al-Qaeda terrorism in the United States ever to be published, launched on Feb. 26, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
The Henry Jackson Society report, entitled Al-Qaeda in the United States: A Complete Analysis of Terrorism Offenses, features a …

Posted in Defence, Islamism, Religious Fundamentalism, Report, Terrorism & Security, United States
December 17, 2012

Faith in the Public Sphere – A Study of Media Reporting of Faith Based Claims

A new report by the UK think-tank the Henry Jackson Society analyses religious contributions to public life over the last decade. With the findings from the UK census, as well as the Christmas period in many people’s minds, this report highlights interesting …

Posted in Report, Spotlight, United Kingdom
December 7, 2012

The Queen’s Bookkeeper and the Oligarchs: Examining Sir Michael Peat’s Involvement with Roman Abramovich and Eugene Shvidler

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Executive summary

The involvement of Russian billionaire oligarchs in the British financial and political establishments has prompted concerns from oppositionists and regulatory bodies about the sources of money coming into the UK.
Roman Abramovich and Eugene …

Posted in Report, RSC Report, Russia, Russia Studies Centre
November 13, 2012

‘Christians in Syria: Separating Fact from Fiction’

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Thought to comprise approximately 10 per cent of Syria’s population – with a variety of sects, including Greek Orthodox, Melkite Greek Catholics, Syriac Orthodox, Armenians, Maronites, Chaldeans, and Assyrians – the Christian community of Syria has been …

Posted in Report
November 7, 2012

The Shuvalov Affair: A Case History of a Putin Aide’s Financial Controversy

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Of all the scandals to rock the Kremlin in recent years, none has been as potentially damaging or as swiftly damage-controlled as the case of Igor Shuvalov, the First Deputy Prime Minister of the …

Posted in Report, RSC Report, Russia, Russia Studies Centre, Spotlight
October 25, 2012

“Will the Hashemite Monarchy Survive the Arab Spring?”

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It was only a matter of time before the Arab Spring would come to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Protests in Amman, among other Jordanian cities calling for political reform, which started in March 2011, have grown in size, …

Posted in Jordan, Report, Spotlight
October 15, 2012

“Unity or PYD Power Play?: Syrian Kurdish Dynamics After the Erbil Agreement”

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On 11th July, the Democratic Union Party (PYD), which is affiliated with the militant Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and the Kurdish National Council (KNC; a group of 15 Syrian Kurdish groups in Syria), signed an agreement …

Posted in Middle East, Report, Spotlight, Syria, Turkey
October 1, 2012

A Peaceful Solution to Georgia’s Conflicts

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Russia’s continuing occupation of internationally recognized Georgian territory in Abkhazia and South Ossetia creates an unsustainable tinderbox which could at any moment destabilizes the region and disrupt European security. There is ample evidence that Russia is not just annexing these territories, but is …

Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Report, Russia, Spotlight
September 13, 2012

Moderates or Manipulators? Tunisia’s Ennahda Islamists

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The Ennahda party, which heads a coalition in Tunisia’s first freely elected government, is
described by most international observers as being a “moderate Islamist” party despite
its ideologically extreme origins, the recorded statements of founder Rachid …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Report, Spotlight
September 10, 2012

Fit for International Financial Markets? A Closer Look at VTB Group’s Practices

By The Foundation for Fighting Corruption and the Russia Studies Centre at the Henry Jackson Society

A pattern of mismanagement and questionable business practices by the VTB Group—and specifically VTB Bank— should raise serious concerns about the viability of the financial institution …

Posted in Economy, Report, RSC Report, Russia, Russia Studies Centre, Spotlight
July 25, 2012

Bear Trap: Russia’s self-defeating Middle East policy

Russia’s foreign policy in the MENA region has traditionally been explained in one of three ways: as a zero-sum game – i.e. whatever is good for the West is bad for Russia and vice versa; as a vehicle for promoting …

Posted in Middle East, Middle East, Report, RSC Report, Russia, Russia Studies Centre, Spotlight
July 19, 2012

U.S. Should Assist Britain in Meeting Security Threats to the 2012 London Olympic Games

Abstract: The 2012 Summer Olympic Games and the Paralympics will be held from late July through early September in London. They are an obvious target for attacks by radical Islamist terrorists, as well as anti-capitalist anarchists, supporters of various national causes, …

Posted in Report, Terrorism & Security
May 28, 2012

Challenging Extremists: Practical Frameworks for Our Universities

Islamism-inspired activism and extremism on UK university campuses receives increasing policy and media attention in the wake of the 7 July 2005 London bombings. Freedom of speech has special legal status at universities, and must be upheld for students, lecturers …

Posted in Islamism, Report, Spotlight, United Kingdom
May 5, 2012

The Russian Opposition: A Survey of Groups, Individuals, Strategies and Prospects

INTRODUCTION
Russia’s power structure faces the most significant challenge since Vladimir Putin assumed office in 1999. The fraudulent Duma elections of 2011— which delivered the ruling United Russia Party a significantly reduced majority— sparked a wave of popular protests in Moscow …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Report, RSC Report, Russia, Russia Studies Centre
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