Security and Extremism
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Extinction Rebellion has mainstreamed the politics of a radical fringe.
Adopting the All-Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims’ definition of Islamophobia would be a mistake.
The impact on counter-terrorism policy and operations if the UK government adopts the definition of Islamophobia proposed by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on British Muslims.
Latest Security and Extremism Blogs
Last week, Chuka Umunna spoke to Chatham House in a much-needed intervention on the state of British foreign policy.
In recent years, the British foreign policy debate has not kept up with the pace of global political and economic change. For that reason alone, there was much to commend in Umunna’s sense of urgency. To adapt to the challenges of the twenty-first century, as he put it, “we need to look ahead and develop a proper national strategy on the basis of a clear understanding of what our interests are”.
Alistair Burt, the Foreign Office Minister, has been engaging with political Islamists during his recent tour of the Middle East. Sir John Jenkins — former British Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and co-author of the Government’s Muslim Brotherhood Review of 2015 — looks at the lamentable historical record of such attempts at outreach, what to expect from them and how they could be improved.
Hannah Stuart — Co-head of Policy Exchange’s Security and Extremism unit — analyses the High Court’s rejection of a legal challenge against the government’s counter-radicalisation strategy, Prevent, and its delivery IN higher education institutions. She explains why the ruling ‘highlights issues that are central not only to tackling terrorism in the UK, but also to challenging the extremist ideologies used to legitimise terrorism’.
Latest Security and Extremism News
Hannah Stuart, Policy Exchange’s Co-head of Security and Extremism, commented on the new Home Secretary Sajid Javid’s rejection of the Muslim Council of Britain as unrepresentative of British Muslims.
As the Government deals with the Russian threat, former Prime Minister David Cameron reminds us of another: Islamism
Speaking at a Policy Exchange conference in Washington DC, former Prime Minister David Cameron warned of the continuing threat to the West posed by Islamism. Paul Goodman observed on ConservativeHome that no other UK think tank has ‘the reach to bring together 50 or so experts, wonks, and diplomats in America’s capital for an event like this’
Policy Exchange’s Head of Security and Extremism Dr Martyn Frampton appeared in front of the House of Commons Home Affairs Committee to give evidence to its inquiry on hate crime and its violent consequences.
Latest Security and Extremism Events
- Friday, 26 May, 2017
9:15 - 10:30
Policy Exchange were delighted to host the launch of Professor Gilles Kepel’s new book Terror in France: The Rise of Jihad in the West
Venue: Policy Exchange