The Impact of the UK's Counter-Terrorism Agenda: At Home and Abroad
Ed Husain, Co-Director and Co-Founder, Quilliam Foundation; author, The Islamist
Chair: Nadeem Kazmi, Founder and Director, The Britslam Partnership Ltd
The speaker will examine the UK's counter-terrorism policy in Afghanistan and Pakistan, and will assess the impact of these strategies within the UK. In particular, he will explore how Britain's international engagement is viewed by the UK's diverse Muslim communities. Formerly an activist of Hizb ut-Tahrir and Jamat-e-Islam front organizations in the UK, Ed Husain is now a strong critic of Islamic extremism.
There will be a reception beforehand from 18.30-19.00.