About Alan Mendoza

Alan Mendoza is executive director of the Henry Jackson Society.

2019 Articles

We cannot afford to be timid about calling out the threat of radical Islam
We cannot afford to be timid about calling out the threat of radical Islam
Once more, the spectre of terrorism has come to impact upon the daily lives of those living and working in [...]
December 5, 2019
China's human rights abuses should silence the declinists and self-haters in the west
China's human rights abuses should silence the declinists and self-haters in the west
One of the most damaging tendencies of contemporary western modernity has been the growth of declinism and self-hatred within our [...]
November 27, 2019
Keep calm, and don’t get carried away by lurid rumours about the Russia report
Keep calm, and don’t get carried away by lurid rumours about the Russia report
One of the great mysteries of this election campaign to date has been why an unpublished report should be the [...]
November 20, 2019
In his pursuit of power, Farage is gambling with Brexit itself
In his pursuit of power, Farage is gambling with Brexit itself
Single-issue campaign groups are curious beasts. They spring up, sometimes overnight, when the need arises. In many cases, they succeed [...]
November 13, 2019
The Berlin Wall is not just a piece of history – the manner of its crumbling contains lessons for the present
The Berlin Wall is not just a piece of history – the manner of its crumbling contains lessons for the present
Thirty years ago this Saturday, on 9 November 1989, one of the greatest symbols of oppression the world has ever [...]
November 6, 2019
Can Boris Johnson magic the most important rabbit of all from out of his hat?
Can Boris Johnson magic the most important rabbit of all from out of his hat?
Dynamo and Derren Brown had better watch out, for there is a new challenger looking to break through and compete [...]
October 31, 2019
This House divided must act with honour, stop hiding, and seek a new mandate from the people
This House divided must act with honour, stop hiding, and seek a new mandate from the people
At times of crisis, it is sometimes tempting to seek solace in scripture. As the US Civil War approached in [...]
October 24, 2019
However worthy their cause may be, eco-rebels are not above the law
However worthy their cause may be, eco-rebels are not above the law
Imagine a city in the grip of a crime wave, where the hard-pressed police have to draft in officers from [...]
October 17, 2019
Trump’s troop withdrawal will put Syrian Kurds in danger
Trump’s troop withdrawal will put Syrian Kurds in danger
Not many people would cite President Donald Trump as an example of reasoned and level-headed foreign policy making.  With fingers [...]
October 9, 2019
Ignore the parades, China has no claim to any kind of greatness
Ignore the parades, China has no claim to any kind of greatness
Seventy years ago this week, Chairman Mao Zedong inaugurated the People’s Republic of China after his decisive victory in the [...]
October 3, 2019
Watch out for the unintended ripples of the Supreme Court verdict
Watch out for the unintended ripples of the Supreme Court verdict
There are times in the life of a nation when a single decision made by an authority can have ramifications [...]
September 25, 2019
The west can no longer afford to ignore Iranian aggression
The west can no longer afford to ignore Iranian aggression
The most curious question about last weekend’s destruction of Saudi Arabian oil infrastructure was not who carried it out, or [...]
September 19, 2019
The anti-Boris establishment has learnt the wrong lesson from the rise of Nazism
The anti-Boris establishment has learnt the wrong lesson from the rise of Nazism
Never ones to shy away from controversy, Britain’s venerable BBC has recently decided to tantalise viewers of its new documentary, [...]
September 11, 2019
MPs have only themselves to blame for the Brexit mess we’re in
MPs have only themselves to blame for the Brexit mess we’re in
On 23 June 2016, the British people voted narrowly, but with a clear margin nonetheless, to leave the European Union.  [...]
September 4, 2019