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September 20, 2016

Study: Former Al-Qaida Terrorists Training Islamic State Cells in Europe

Originally posted in Voice of America
The study by the Henry Jackson Society, a London-based research institution, looked at the al-Qaida-linked terror networks in Europe in the early 2000s, around the time of the NATO-led invasion of Afghanistan, and the current networks …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Europe, Extremism, ISIS, News Coverage, Syria, United Kingdom

This is why Isis prefers to use home-grown terrorists over foreign jihadis

By Emma Webb
Originally published by The Independent
Recently three women were arrested for allegedly plotting an Isis directed attack on Paris after French police found a car filled with gas cylinders near Notre Dame Cathedral. It is easy for this to …

Posted in ISIS, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Terrorism & Security
September 16, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Report Launch: An Enduring Threat: Europe’s Islamist Terror Networks Then and Now’

By Talia Jessener
On Wednesday 15th September, by kind invitation of Julian Brazier MP, the Henry Jackson society hosted an event to launch a new report published by two of their research fellows, Emma Webb and Rupert Sutton. The report, titled …

Posted in Event Summaries, ISIS
September 15, 2016

Audio: ‘Report Launch: An Enduring Threat: Europe’s Islamist Terror Networks Then and Now’

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Posted in Event Audio, ISIS, Terrorism & Security

Event: ‘Report Launch: An Enduring Threat: Europe’s Islamist Terror Networks Then and Now’

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Thursday 15th September 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 11, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKERS: Emma Webb, Research Fellow, Henry Jackson Society;
Rupert Sutton, Research Fellow, Henry Jackson Society
To see a summary of this event click here

With over a hundred …

Posted in Belgium, CRT Event, Europe, Event, Extremism, France, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
September 14, 2016

Event Transcript: ‘Europe in Crisis – a Shattered Haven’

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Posted in CRT Event, Europe, European Union, Event Transcript, Extremism, Far-Right, France, ISIS, Islamism, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
September 12, 2016

Britain To Build Border Wall To Fight Illegal Immigration

The UK. government is set to construct and pay for a wall along a roadside barrier in the port of Calais, France. The roadside wall has been blasted by critics for closely resembling the U.S.-Mexico border wall proposed by Republican …

Posted in Europe, European Union, France, ISIS, Middle East, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Assad vows to retake whole of Syria hours before start of ceasefire

A defiant President Bashar al-Assad on Monday vowed to retake the whole of Syria, hours before a ceasefire aimed at bringing an end to the bloodshed took effect.
In a rare public appearance at a mosque in the Damascus suburb of …

Posted in Human Rights, ISIS, Middle East, News Coverage, Syria, Terrorism & Security
September 8, 2016

After suffering military defeats and the loss of several leaders, is this the beginning of the end for Islamic State?

Isis’s statelet is faltering. But unfortunately, the way Isis is losing its urban strongholds is legitimising it, laying the groundwork for a military recovery.
Isis is waging a revolutionary war that prioritises politics and focuses on the long term, exhausting its …

Posted in Extremism, Iran, Iraq, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria, Terrorism & Security
September 7, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Europe in Crisis – a Shattered Haven’

By Patrick Benjamin
On 6th September, by the kind invitation of Matthew Offord MP, the Henry Jackson Society held a film screening of the recently released documentary ‘Europe in Crisis – A Shattered Haven’. The film looked at rising European extremism, …

Posted in CRT Event, Europe, European Union, Event Summaries, Extremism, Far-Right, France, Hamas, Human Rights, ISIS, Islamism, Israel/Palestine, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom

Douglas Murray on LBC after Anjem Choudary sentencing

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom

BBC News at 10 featuring Hannah Stuart on Anjem Choudary

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom

Hannah Stuart on France 24 Talking about Choudary Sentence

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom

The menace of Choudary is at last behind bars

Originally published in the Express.
After years of convening, inspiring and inciting radical Muslims across Britain, Anjem Choudary has finally been found guilty in a British court of encouraging support for ISIS. He is now facing up to ten years in …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom

How Choudary corrupted the minds of children: He inspired boy, 5, to shout ‘shame’ at women not wearing burkas, his brother, 12, to defend Charlie Hebdo killers and their sister, 9, to dream of going to Syria

For nearly 20 years, Anjem Choudary thought he was untouchable. The Islamic hate preacher stood on street corners with a microphone spewing out vile anti-British propaganda condemning Western lifestyles and promising that Islamic flags would soon fly over Downing Street.
He …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom

Secularism 2016 Conference: Secularism ‘on the frontline of the most important issue of our time’

The National Secular Society kicked off its 150th anniversary celebrations with a conference on Saturday 3 September covering everything from collective worship in schools to community cohesion in a secular democracy. The conference was an opportunity to reflect on everything …

Posted in Europe, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security

2 dead, scores wounded in alleged Syrian gas attack

Syrian government forces carried out a chlorine attack Wednesday that killed two civilians, including a 13-year-old girl, and caused respiratory injuries in scores of others in a rebel-held area near the besieged city of Aleppo, anti-government activists alleged.
Mohammed Abu Jaafar, head of forensics in the war-torn …

Posted in Human Rights, ISIS, Middle East, News Coverage, Syria

Preacher Choudary brainwashed up to 600 Brits into going to Syria for ISIS

ANJEM Choudary brainwashed up to 600 Brits into going to Syria to join Islamic State, security experts revealed yesterday.
And nearly a quarter of Islamic terror offenders in the UK since 1999 were inspired by the jailed hate preacher or his …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
September 6, 2016

‘It’s a mockery’: Fury as hate preacher Anjem Choudary gets HALF the maximum jail term and will walk free in two and a half years – with his supporters chanting ‘Allahu Akbar’ at the news

Terror experts have slammed the five-and-a-half-year sentence handed to Britain’s most notorious hate preacher Anjem Choudary.
The cleric was found guilty of encouraging support for ISIS and urging his followers to join the terror group in a series of incendiary lectures …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary jailed for five years

Radical preacher Anjem Choudary has been jailed for five-and-a-half years for inviting support for the so-called Islamic State group.
The 49-year-old was convicted at the Old Bailey after backing the group in an oath of allegiance published online.

Hannah Stuart, research fellow …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom

Event: ‘Europe in Crisis – a Shattered Haven’

TIME: 18:00-19:00, Tuesday 6th September 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 14, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKERS: Melanie Phillips, Journalist, Broadcaster and Author, Gideon Falter, Chairman of the Campaign Against Antisemitism, Tom Wilson, Research Fellow at the Henry Jackson …

Posted in Belgium, Europe, Event, Extremism, France, ISIS, Islamism, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
August 31, 2016

Death of Isil propaganda chief ‘could see decline in attacks on West’

Islamic State’s ability to carry out terrorist attacks in Europe will be damaged by the death of the group’s deputy leader, experts say.
Abu Mohammad al-Adnani, killed this week in a US air strike near al-Bab in Aleppo province, was the …

Posted in Europe, Extremism, Iraq, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, Middle East, News Coverage, North America, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria, Terrorism & Security
August 30, 2016

HJS Research Fellow Rupert Sutton Appears on Time FM News Bulletin to Explain Prevent Strategy

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, CRT, Extremism, Far-Right, ISIS, Islamism, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
August 29, 2016

Kim’s missile supermarket: North Korea will sell nukes to anyone – even ISIS

Multiple missile tests have been ordered by Kim Jong-un in recent months in a bid to boost the range of his rockets.
The defiant North Korean also detonated a hydrogen bomb in January and restarted the Yongbyon nuclear reactor.

Kyle Orton, a …

Posted in Defence, Iraq, ISIS, News Coverage, North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, Syria, Terrorism & Security
August 28, 2016

Boy killer in ISIS footage may be son of British terror recruiter Sally Jones

A BOY seen murdering a man in an Isis video is feared to be the son of a notorious British terror recruiter.
The blue-eyed killer, inset right, looks around the same age as Jojo Jones, the 11-year-old son of twisted Sally …

Posted in Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
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