LONDON – 10 MAY 2016 The government has repeatedly highlighted the threat posed by extremists seeking to use the UK’s … Continued
On 7 September, Prime Minister David Cameron informed the House of Commons that the Royal Air Force had carried out … Continued
Britain’s Last Guantánamo Detainee: Who is Shaker Aamer? follows the news that the British government is lobbying for Saudi-born Aamer’s return to … Continued
The First 100 Days of the UK’s Campaign Against The Islamic State, launched as foreign ministers from 22 countries committed … Continued
As part of our ongoing examination of factors enabling extremists’ abuse of civic space, HJS’ Centre for the Response to … Continued
A Strategic Briefing by The Henry Jackson Society INTRODUCTION AND CURRENT SITUATION Israel has warned of a prolonged campaign against … Continued
In light of the massacre of upwards of 500 people by Boko Haram in Nigeria on 3 June 2014, following … Continued
A PDF of this strategic briefing is available to download. Ukraine is in crisis. Protests that initially began in November … Continued
With Hamas-Israel hostilities now well into their seventh day, it’s worth analyzing the political and military conditions that led to … Continued
CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL BRIEFING Twenty-nine years ago, on October 23, 1983, Hezbollah blew up the U.S. Marines … Continued
Since the beginning of the Syrian revolution in March 2011, Christian leaders have been divided over whether to support Bashar al-Assad’s embattled regime. Historically the Christian community (mainly those affiliated with the Orthodox Church) have enjoyed certain privileges and protections from Assad’s secular-leaning regime, serving in important security, economic and political positions. Whilst Christians were barred from serving as President due to their religious status, they were able to practice their religion freely.
In June 2012, terrorist attacks in Iraq led to at least 237 deaths. This included a series of co-ordinated bomb … Continued
Executive Summary: Libya is not collapsing. The desire of Libya’s people to see their revolution succeed is extremely widespread, and … Continued
HJS Research Fellow George Grant gives an assessment of democracy in Libya beyond Gaddafi, and its implications for British foreign policy.
HJS Communications Director Michael Weiss analyses the prospects of military intervention in Syria.