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Category Archives: 9/11

June 6, 2016

The Evolution Of Terrorism Since 9/11

The pretrial hearings for Khalid Sheikh Muhammad and his four co-defendants resumed in the last few days of May. The accused mastermind of the September 11, 2001, attacks in the United States has been held in Guantanamo Bay’s detention center …

Posted in 9/11, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security
November 2, 2015

The debate about Shaker Aamer’s release: Emily Dyer on BBC 5 Live

Posted in 9/11, Broadcast Appearances, Terrorism & Security
August 18, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Britain’s 9/11 Wars; Reflection on Iraq, Afghanistan and Britain’s role in the Middle East’

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Posted in 9/11, Event Transcript, Islamism, Uncategorized

‘Britain’s 9/11 Wars: Reflections on Iraq, Afghanistan and Britain’s Role in the Middle East’

   
SPEAKERS:
Maj-Gen (ret.) Christopher Elliott CB MBE, Author of “High Command – British Military Leadership in Iraq and Afghanistan”
&
Dr Mike Martin, Author of “An Intimate War: An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict”
TIME: 1 – 2pm, Tuesday 18th August 2015

VENUE: …

Posted in 9/11, Event, Iraq, Middle East, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United Kingdom, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq
October 27, 2014

Dr Alan Mendoza interviewed in Al Jazeera’s “War on Terror” documentary

Posted in 9/11, Broadcast Appearances, CRT News Coverage, Defence, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq
June 30, 2014

‘From Drone War to Closing Guantanamo: Continuing International Law Challenges for the Obama Administration’

SPEAKER: The Honorable John B. Bellinger III
Partner, Arnold & Porter LLP
Legal Adviser to the U.S. Department of State, 2005-2009
Senior Associate Counsel to the President and Legal Adviser to the National Security Council, The White House, 2001-2005
        TIME: 5.30 – 6.30, …

Posted in 9/11, Defence, Event, North America, Spotlight, United States
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, Publication, Terrorism & Security, United States, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq
August 14, 2012

CIA ‘black site’ prosecutions in Poland?

McClatchy ran a story yesterday on attempts in Poland to bring former government officials to trial. These attempts relate to allowing interrogation of terror suspects to take place on Polish soil.
The CIA used a location 100 miles to the north …

Posted in 9/11, Terrorism & Security, The Scoop, United States
February 9, 2012

Evening Standard: Justice and the Enemy – review

Towards the end of his closing speech at the trial of the Nazi leadership at Nuremberg, Britain’s lead prosecutor, Hartley Shawcross, urged the court to determine “that these things shall not occur again”.
That prosecutor’s son, William Shawcross, knows better than …

Posted in 9/11, Terrorism & Security
January 18, 2012

Guantanamo and Its Critics

Guantanamo Bay will almost certainly outlive this U.S. presidency, and possibly even the next. Despite pledging to shut the military prison, Barack Obama clearly does not intend to do it any time soon. Yet while the president seems to have …

Posted in 9/11, Cuba, Human Rights, Islamism, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security, United States
January 10, 2012

The Whitewashing of Britain’s Guantanamo Bay Detainees

I had never heard of anyone having their limbs blown off while trying to buy property until I learned of Tarek Dergoul, the former British Guantánamo Bay detainee.
He says he was innocently trying to buy a villa in Afghanistan after 9/11 when it was …

Posted in 9/11, Human Rights, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom, War in Afghanistan
September 15, 2011

9/11 – Ten Years On

A decade on from al-Qaeda’s attacks, The Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host, by kind invitation of Gisela Stuart MP, a discussion with Sir Richard Dearlove KCMG OBE. Sir Richard gave first hand expertise on Britain’s role in the War …

Posted in 9/11, Event, Terrorism & Security, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq
September 12, 2011

Children of 9/11

Yesterday saw the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on New York and Washington DC, which claimed the lives of nearly 3000 civilians. Memorial services were held at the three sites – ground zero, the Pentagon and a field in …

Posted in 9/11, Terrorism & Security, The Scoop, United States
July 7, 2011

Islamist Terrorism: The British Connections

Robin Simcox, Houriya Ahmed, Hannah Stuart and Douglas Murray provide the most comprehensive ever overview of Britain’s connections to Islamist terrorism both in the UK and abroad.

Posted in 9/11, Islamism, Middle East, Publication, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
June 14, 2011

9/11 still haunts New Yorkers

It’s been almost a decade since the al-Qaeda attacks on the World Trade Center. Yet one in four New Yorkers still thinks about the 9/11 attacks every day, according to a poll commissioned by The New York Daily News and Siena …

Posted in 9/11, Terrorism & Security, The Scoop, United States