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30 March 2015 | Clearing the Fog of Law: Saving our armed forces from defeat by judicial diktat

Richard Ekins, Jonathan Morgan, Tom Tugendhat

  • Clearing the Fog of Law shows that misguided human rights laws mean British troops operating in the heat of battle are now being held to the same standard as police officers patrolling the streets on a Saturday night in the West End. The report calls for British forces to operate under the rules of the Geneva Conventions, rather than the ECHR, in future conflicts.

  • 18 October 2013 | The Fog of Law: An introduction to the legal erosion of British fighting power

    Thomas Tugendhat, Laura Croft, Foreword by the Rt Hon Lord Justice Moses

  • A new Policy Exchange report, The Fog of Law, co-authored by Tom Tugendhat and Laura Croft, shows how the application of civilian norms to military conduct has led to a surge in legal claims against the Ministry of Defence (MOD).  The costs of litigation have now risen out of proportion with forecasts, with the number of claims brought against the MOD totalling 5,827 in 2012-2013.

  • 05 September 2011 | Ties That Bind: How the story of Britain's Muslim Soldiers can forge a national identity

    Shiraz Maher

  • In Ties that Bind former Islamist Shiraz Maher recaptures the lost history of Muslim service to the Crown. Maher shows that this collective past constitutes the basis of a new shared future – which can endure in no less testing circumstances.

  • 22 November 2010 | Faith Schools We Can Believe In: Ensuring that tolerant and democratic values are upheld in every part of Britain's education system

    By Alice Harber, John Bald, Neal Robinson, Elena Schiff

  • Faith Schools We Can Believe In proposes key structural, legislative and contractual changes to the way in which both the Department for Education and Ofsted work in preventing schools coming under extremist influence.

  • 30 September 2010 | Upgrading Our Armed Forces

    Col. Richard Williams, Gen. Sir Graeme Lamb
    Edited by James Norman

  • Upgrading Our Armed Forces considers the opportunity now afforded by the Strategic Defence and Security Review for the armed forces to leave its Cold War structures behind, and become an affordable, agile and efficient instrument of UK security policy.

  • 08 March 2009 | Choosing our friends wisely: Criteria for engagement with Muslim groups

    Shiraz Maher, Martyn Frampton

  • Choosing our friends wisely: Criteria for engagement with Muslim groups is an authoritative analysis of Preventing Violent Extremism (PVE), the £90 million centrepiece of the government’s effort to stop the radicalisation of young Muslims.

  • 01 June 2007 | Learning from experience: Counter Terrorism in the UK since 9/11

    Peter Clarke

  • This is the published version of the inaugural Colin Cramphorn Memorial Lecture, hosted by Policy Exchange, given by Peter Clarke, the Head of the Metropolitan Police Counter Terrorism Command. The lecture focused on the issues of national security and the fight against terrorism since 9/11.

  • 29 January 2007 | Living apart together British Muslims and the paradox of multiculturalism

    By Munira Mirza, Abi Senthilkumaran, Zein Ja'far

  • This report finds that there is a growing religiosity amongst the younger generation of Muslims and that they feel that they have less in common with non-Muslims than do their parents. Significantly, they exhibit a much stronger preference for Islamic schools and sharia law and place a greater stress on asserting their identity publicly, for example, by wearing the hijab.

  • 01 July 2006 | When Progressives Treat with Reactionaries: The British State's flirtation with radical Islamism

    Martin Bright

  • Martin Bright's unique run of classified 'scoops' on the British State's policy of accommodating Islamist reactionaries at home and abroad has set all kinds of dovecotes a-flutter in Whitehall. Now, courtesy of Policy Exchange, Bright has brought them all together in one accessible pamphlet - as well as some hitherto unpublished material which the Government would rather we never had seen.

  • 12 June 2006 | Confessions of a Hawkish Hack: The Media and the War on Terror

    Matthew d'Ancona

  • Much of the discourse on the war on terror has sacrificed historical perspective for an often partisan focus on the day-by-day flow of events. Confessions of a hawkish hack: the media and the war on terror is Matthew D’Ancona’s critique of such short-termism. In it, he outlines his own interpretation of the attacks of 9/11 and the media’s coverage of events since then.

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