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Category Archives: Terrorism & Security

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October 3, 2016

Isil prepares for ‘apocalyptic showdown of Muslim and Christian armies’ in Syrian town of Dabiq

Originally published in The Telegraph
US-backed Syrian rebels say they are within 48 hours of reaching the Isil-held town of Dabiq, which is regarded by the jihadists as the preordained site of the final apocalyptic battle between Muslims and Christians.

But analysts believe a …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, ISIS, Middle East, News Coverage, Syria, Terrorism & Security, Turkey, United States
October 2, 2016

Leaflet ‘handed out at east London mosque’ tells Muslims to kill all who insult the prophet

Originally published by Standard
A senior member of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership campaign team has called on people to break anti-terrorism laws.

Prevent has been widely criticised for being heavy-handed but Rupert Sutton, of the Henry Jackson Society, an anti-extremist think tank, said: “Calling …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Democracy & Development, Extremism, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom

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
September 28, 2016

Regime troops begin massive Aleppo ground offensive as children are operated on without anaesthetic

Originally posted in New Zealand Herald
Syrian government forces have begun an all-out ground assault on besieged rebel-held east Aleppo, as they attempt to retake the whole of the city.

“The regime plan for Aleppo looks to be: besiege, starve, bombard, terrify, and …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Middle East, Russia, Syria, Terrorism & Security, United States

Regime troops begin massive Aleppo ground offensive as children are operated on without anaesthetic

Orginally published in New Zealand Herald
Syrian government forces have begun an all-out ground assault on besieged rebel-held east Aleppo, as they attempt to retake the whole of the city.

“The regime plan for Aleppo looks to be: besiege, starve, bombard, terrify, and shrink …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Middle East, News Coverage, Russia, Syria, Terrorism & Security, United States
September 27, 2016

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

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Posted in Belgium, Europe, Event Transcript, Extremism, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security

Event Transcript: ‘The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep: Russia’s Road to Terror and Dictatorship Under Yeltsin and Putin’

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Posted in Democracy & Development, Event Transcript, Human Rights, Russia, Terrorism & Security

Syrian troops begin ground offensive to retake Aleppo

Originally published in The Telegraph
Syrian government forces have begun an all-out ground assault on besieged rebel-held east Aleppo, as they attempt to retake the whole of the city.

“The regime plan for Aleppo looks to be: besiege, starve, bombard, terrify, and shrink the pocket down,” …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Middle East, News Coverage, Russia, Syria, Terrorism & Security, United States

Putin needs more sanctions because Russia DID down MH17, expert says ahead of key report

Originally published in Express
VLADIMIR Putin’s regime has a disregard for human life exemplified by its downing of a plane over Ukraine, a leading expert has said ahead of a report expected to blame Russia for the attack.
Dr Andrew Foxall, director of …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, News Coverage, RSC News Coverage, Russia, Terrorism & Security, Ukraine
September 22, 2016

The Islamophobic attacks you don’t hear about

Originally published by The Spectator
Incidents of ‘Islamophobia’ are really getting out of hand in Britain. In fact there has been such a wave of attacks that it’s amazing that politicians and commentators across the political spectrum, (not to mention all those …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
September 21, 2016

Pakistan’s use of terror has backfired, experts tell London seminar

Originally posted in Hindustan Times
Pakistan’s reliance on terror as an instrument of foreign policy has backfired, and its role as a perpetrator of terrorism is now beyond doubt, experts and academics told a seminar here.
The seminar, organised by The Democracy Forum …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, News Coverage, Pakistan, Terrorism & Security
September 20, 2016

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 19, 2016

Event: ‘The India-China-US Triangle’

TIME: 12:30-13:30, Monday 19th September 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Professor Madhav Das Nalapat, Vice-Chair, Manipal Advanced Research Group and UNESCO Peace Chair, Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal University, India
To see a …

Posted in China, Defence, Event, India, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism & Security, United States, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
September 16, 2016

MPs and analysts issue fresh nuclear warnings over Hinkley Point project

Originally published in Business Matters 
Hinkley Point C will be built by France’s EDF with £6bn of Chinese investment. It is effectively subsidised by the UK taxpayer under the terms of the guaranteed “strike price” that will be paid by consumers for …

Posted in China, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism & Security
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

Major New Study Shows Islamic State’s European Terrorist Networks connected to former al-Qaeda Operatives Known to the Authorities

The Henry Jackson Society’s new study demonstrates clear continuity between old al-Qaeda networks and current Islamic State cells, with overlapping personnel and similar backgrounds. It raises questions about whether such similarities could have helped identify the development of the new …

Posted in CRT Press Release, Press Release, Terrorism & Security
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

Event Summary: ‘The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep: Russia’s Road to Terror and Dictatorship Under Yeltsin and Putin’

By Talia Jessener
On Wednesday 13th September, by kind invitation of Henry Smith MP, the Henry Jackson Society welcomed David Satter to discuss his book: ‘The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep.’ The book covers the rise of authoritarianism in …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Summaries, RSC Event Summaries, Russia, Terrorism & Security
September 13, 2016

Event: ‘The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep: Russia’s Road to Terror and Dictatorship Under Yeltsin and Putin’

TIME: 13:00-14:00, Tuesday 13th September 2016
VENUE: [Please note change in room] Committee Room 14, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: 
David Satter, Author, The Less You Know, the Better You Sleep; Senior Fellow, The Hudson Institute; Fellow, The Johns Hopkins School of …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Event, Human Rights, RSC Event, RSC Spotlight, Russia, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
September 12, 2016

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

Trump Wants Border Wall, but Britain Is Building One in France

Donald Trump wants to build a “big, beautiful wall” to stop illegal immigrants — but Britain and other European nations are already doing it.
The U.K. government has announced plans to begin constructing a 13-foot concrete roadside barrier at the French …

Posted in Defence, Europe, European Union, Human Rights, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
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
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