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Category Archives: Israel/Palestine

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February 10, 2016

Event: The Rise and Fall of the Arab State: Ramifications for Israel and the Region

TIME: Wednesday 10th February 2016, 13:00-14.00
VENUE: Committee Room 12, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: Professor Asher Susser, Director for External Affairs and the Stanley and Ilene Gold Senior Research Fellow,
Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies, Tel Aviv University
To attend please …

Posted in Arab Spring, Event, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
December 17, 2015

Event Summary: ‘The Middle East: Understanding The Turmoil’

On 16th November, the Henry Jackson Society hosted ‘The Middle East: Understanding the Turmoil’. The event was chaired by the MP for Harrow East, Bob Blackman, and Dr Alan Mendoza, Executive Director of the Henry Jackson Society. The speakers were …

Posted in Event Summaries, Extremism, Hamas, Islamism, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security

An Impossible Standard for Israel

Originally published in Commentary 
The debate about where the moral culpability lies for the casualties that resulted from the recent conflicts in Gaza is one that has been engaged in repeatedly, and is no doubt one that will be repeated the …

Posted in Defence, Hamas, Human Rights, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Media, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Palestine, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
December 16, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘The Middle East: Understanding The Turmoil’

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Posted in Event Transcript, ISIS, Israel/Palestine, Terrorism & Security

The Middle East: Understanding the Turmoil

TIME: 10:30-11:30, Wednesday 16th December 2015
VENUE:  Committee Room 15, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKERS: General Yosef Kuperwasser, Former Head of Israel’s Military Intelligence &
Dr. Jacques Neriah, former Diplomatic and Political Adviser to the late PM Yitzhak Rabin
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org    
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As …

Posted in Defence, Event, Hamas, Iran, Iraq, ISIS, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East, Middle East, Palestine, Qatar, Religious Fundamentalism, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Terrorism & Security, Turkey, Yemen
December 10, 2015

Audio: ‘Global Terrorism and the Palestinian Cause: how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been hijacked by extremism’

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Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Event Audio, Hamas, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Palestine, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security

Audio: ‘Israel: A Vital Asset for Western Security and Prosperity’

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Posted in Event Audio, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Terrorism & Security
November 30, 2015

HJS This Week on Crucial Syria Vote

LONDON – 30 November 2015
This is a crucial week as the House of Commons decides whether to back air strikes against Islamic State in Syria.  It has been a long journey to get to a second vote and The Henry …

Posted in Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Palestine, Press Release, Syria, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom, Women's Rights

UK: Anti-Israel org’s bank accounts shut down over terror links

Originally published in Arutz Sheva
Britain’s leading anti-Israel organization has had its bank accounts closed, after it was revealed it may have been “inadvertently” funding Palestinian terrorism.

Tom Wilson, a resident associate fellow at the Henry Jackson Society think tank, told the Arutz …

Posted in Extremism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, News Coverage, Palestine, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
November 18, 2015

Israel: A Vital Asset for Western Security and Prosperity

TIME: 12:00 – 13:00, Wednesday 18th November 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 14, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: José María Aznar, Former Prime Minister of Spain (1996 to 2004)
To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org
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 Israel remains in the media daily, as there seems to be an …

Posted in Event, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Terrorism & Security, Upcoming Events
November 9, 2015

HJS This Week on Nuclear Deterrent, Netanyahu, Russia and Human Rights in China

London – 9th November 2015
The nuclear deterrent is on many of today’s front pages and provides a good talking point about British interests, but our focus this week is also on Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu meeting President Obama in Washington for …

Posted in Defence, Human Rights, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Nuclear Weapons, Press Release, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
October 29, 2015

Mounting Mendacity

Originally published in Standpoint Magazine
Since Jerusalem’s Temple Mount and the mosques that sit atop it came under Israeli jurisdiction in 1967, the authorities have maintained a rigid status quo there, granting exclusive worshipping rights to Muslims, while allowing adherents of …

Posted in Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
October 20, 2015

Audio: ‘Taxpayer Funded Terrorist Salaries’

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Posted in Event Audio, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Palestine
October 8, 2015

Who knows where the violence in the West Bank might lead – but it could well take Abbas with it

Originally published by The Spectator
In recent days the situation in Jerusalem and the West Bank has been unravelling. For some years now, fighting between Israelis and Palestinians has tended to come in the form of intermittent clashes in and around …

Posted in ISIS, Islamism, Israel/Palestine, Media Centre, Middle East, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Terrorism & Security
July 9, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘The Middle East: Transient Crisis, Structural Problems or Hopeless Future?’

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Posted in Event Transcript, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Israel/Palestine, Middle East
June 30, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘The New Face of Conflict: Assessing the 2014 Gaza War’

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Posted in Defence, Event Transcript, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Terrorism & Security

‘The New Face of Conflict: Assessing the 2014 Gaza War’

SPEAKERS: 
Major General Michael D. Jones, United States Army (Ret.)
Former Chief of Staff, U.S. Central Command
Professor Geoffrey S. Corn, United States Army (Ret.)
Former Special Assistant to the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General for Law of War Matters
TIME: 6 – 7pm, Tuesday …

Posted in Event, Israel/Palestine, Middle East
May 20, 2015

Audio: ‘British Tax Money and the Salaries of Palestinian Terrorists: New Financial Models, Old Problems’

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Posted in Event Audio, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Media, Palestine, United Kingdom

Event Transcript: ‘British Tax Money and the Salaries of Palestinian Terrorists: New Financial Models, Old Problems’

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Posted in Event Transcript, Global, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Middle East, Palestine, Terrorism & Security

‘British Tax Money and the Salaries of Palestinian Terrorists: New Financial Models, Old Problems’

SPEAKER: Itamar Marcus
Founder and Director of Palestinian Media Watch

TIME: 1 – 2pm, Wednesday 20 May 2015
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
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Since the 2011 revelations that the Palestinian Authority pays salaries to imprisoned terrorists, there …

Posted in Event, Israel/Palestine, Palestine, Spotlight, United Kingdom
April 13, 2015

Hamas Prepares Its Next War on Israel

Originally published in Real Clear World
Since last summer’s war, things have been quiet along the Israel-Gaza border. But the calm is deceiving. No sooner had the fighting halted than Hamas was once again making preparations for its next war with …

Posted in Israel, Israel/Palestine, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight
April 1, 2015

Southampton University conference questioning right of Israel to exist ‘scrapped’ after protests

Originally published in The Telegraph
A leading British university is set to scrap plans to host an controversial conference questioning the right of Israel, to exist following a wave of international outrage and threats of protests from both sides.

The University of …

Posted in Israel, Israel/Palestine, News Coverage, Palestine, United Kingdom
March 18, 2015

We can’t just blame Benjamin Netanyahu for the lack of peace in the Middle East

Originally published in The Spectator
The re-election of Benjamin (‘Bibi’) Netanyahu in Israel has not gone down well in the chancelleries of Europe, let alone the White House. During his terms of office, a majority of western politicians and commentators have …

Posted in Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight
March 11, 2015

Unreformed Hamas is rearming for further escalation and poses a serious danger to stability warns Henry Jackson Society policy paper

Despite sustaining significant damage to its infrastructure and capacity for violence during the previous conflict, Hamas in Gaza is once again resurgent – replenishing its weapons stockpiles and resuming construction of its offensive terror tunnel system.
Without counter-measures, it appears highly …

Posted in Defence, Extremism, Hamas, Iraq, Israel/Palestine, Palestine, Press Release, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security

Hamas Today: An Assessment of Alliances and Capabilities

Despite sustaining significant damage to its infrastructure and capacity for violence during the previous conflict, Hamas in Gaza is once again resurgent – replenishing its weapons stockpiles and resuming construction of its offensive terror tunnel system.
Without counter-measures, it appears highly …

Posted in Defence, Hamas, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Palestine, Policy Paper, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
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