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December 12, 2017

Al Jazeera coverage of Trump’s Jerusalem move ‘promoting hatred’

LONDON: Al Jazeera’s coverage of President Donald Trump’s recent decision to move the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem has been criticized for “promoting hatred and furthering tensions.”
As Trump’s decision sparked global outrage, with world leaders denouncing the move, international …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Media, Middle East, News Coverage
October 6, 2016

The great conundrum for the Islamophobia lobby

Originally published by the Spectator
It is a shame that ‘subversion’ of the state is no longer a crime in Britain.  One result of it not being so is that people have become blind to the idea that it is even going …

Posted in Extremism, Media, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
October 2, 2016

The ‘academics’ criticising the Prevent strategy are nothing of the sort

Original published by the Spectator
This is how the madness spreads. While some politicians of the left continue to pretend that the situation in the Labour party and on the British left in general is salvageable, they seem not to realise that …

Posted in Defence, Extremism, Media, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
April 21, 2016

Obama’s Comments on The EU: Douglas Murray on Sky News

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Democracy & Development, European Union, Media, United Kingdom, United States
December 21, 2015

The Establishment Is In Denial — Yet Again

Originally published in Standpoint Magazine
There is a convention in British journalism that whenever the House of Commons holds a long debate on a matter of war, it is said to have “risen to the occasion”. MPs are then ordinarily reported …

Posted in Defence, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Media, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom

Female attackers are still few among Islamic extremist groups

Originally published in LA Times
She is popularly known as “the White Widow,” but the truth about the blue-eyed jihadist suspected of orchestrating the deaths of hundreds of people across Africa is as shadowy as the cloaked world of international terrorism …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Global, Islamism, Media, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
December 17, 2015

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 11, 2015

‘Victim blaming’ after terrorist attacks is a pernicious new trend

Originally published in Spectator Blogs
The term ‘victim blaming’ is most commonly used to describe people who claim that a woman walking out in a short skirt is ‘asking to be raped.’ But even this claim is not quite as gut-wrenching …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Extremism, Islamism, Media, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
December 9, 2015

Douglas Murray vs Will Self On The Big Political Stories Of 2015

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Defence, Democracy & Development, Economy, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Media, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
November 30, 2015

The Real Lesson of the Paris Attacks

Originally published in Gatestone Institute

What if the terrorists had been targeting “just Americans,” or “just diplomats” — would that be “understandable terrorism” in John Kerry’s thinking?
“If we should stop drawing cartoons, should we also stop having synagogues? Should they be …

Posted in Extremism, France, Global, ISIS, Islamism, Media, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
November 27, 2015

Mao and McDonnell – Gaffe or Good joke? Douglas Murray on BBC Radio Ulster

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Democracy & Development, Media, United Kingdom
November 13, 2015

From non-violent to violent extremism – Hannah Stuart on Channel 4 News

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Extremism, Global, Islamism, Media, Religious Fundamentalism
November 12, 2015

What the war in Ukraine tells us about the propaganda battles of the 21st Century

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Thursday 12th November 2015
VENUE: Floor 26, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKERS: 
Peter Pomerantsev
Marina Pesenti
To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org
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The information age has fast become the disinformation age. In the 20th century, the battle was against censorship and for …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Event, Media, Russia, Technology, Ukraine, Upcoming Events
November 2, 2015

William Shawcross is right: Islamists are skilled at lawfare

Originally published in Spectator Blogs
Regular readers may recall the charming group ‘Cage’. This is the organisation which made headlines earlier this year when Mohammed Emwazi (aka ‘Jihadi John’) was outed as one of their associates. The response of ‘Cage’ was …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Extremism, Global, Islamism, Media, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism
October 16, 2015

Dr. Alan Mendoza debates UK foreign policy on Sky News

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Global, Media, Media Centre, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
October 8, 2015

Event Summary: ‘Cybersecurity’: The ultimate misnomer?

In a digital age, the question on the minds of most people is how to maintain the security and privacy of their personal data online.  As such, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to welcome an expert on cyber-security to …

Posted in Defence, Event Summaries, Media, Spotlight, Technology, Terrorism & Security

‘Cybersecurity’: The ultimate misnomer?

TIME: 12:00-13:00, Thursday 8th October 2015
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Edward Lucas, senior editor, The Economist
To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org    
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With the world becoming ever more digital and citizens relying on technology on a daily basis, security …

Posted in Event, Media, Technology
May 31, 2015

‘We’re coming to get you’ UK special forces launch cyber war against ISIS networks

Originally published in The Express
The news emerges as Whitehall prepares to send 50 additional SAS and SBS troops to join the fight against the terror group in Iraq.
Another 120 Special Forces support troops are also being considered.
They are to help …

Posted in ISIS, Islamism, Media, News Coverage
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
May 19, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld’

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Posted in Egypt, Event Transcript, Extremism, Iran, Iraq, ISIS, Media, Syria, United Kingdom

Audio: ‘The Dark Net: Inside the Digital Underworld’

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Posted in Event Audio, Media, Technology
April 23, 2015

The fall of Lutfur Rahman shows the power of brave campaigning journalism

Originally published in The Spectator
So farewell then Lutfur Rahman. On Thursday the Islamist-aligned Mayor of Tower Hamlets was found guilty of electoral fraud. The poll in which he was ‘elected’ has been declared void and he has now been barred from …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Islamism, Media, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, United Kingdom
April 20, 2015

Event Summary: ‘Crowdsourcing Freedom’

This is a summary of an event with human rights activist David Keyes chaired by The Henry Jackson Society deputy drector Davis Lewin, on 13 April 2015; it reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of the …

Posted in Egypt, Event Summaries, Human Rights, Iran, Media, Middle East, Middle East, Syria, Terrorism & Security, Uncategorized
April 13, 2015

Audio: ‘Crowdsourcing Freedom’

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Posted in Arab Spring, Egypt, Event Audio, Human Rights, Iran, Media, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria

Now the Czechs Have an Oligarch Problem, Too

Originally published in Foreign Policy
Czech oligarch Andrej Babis, his country’s second-richest man and one of the most politically powerful billionaires in the world, is expanding his business empire into Prague’s corridors of power.
Babis currently serves as finance minister, but his ambitions are far grander. The …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Media, Opinion Editorial, RSC Editorial, Russia, Spotlight
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