Monthly Archives: September 2008

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September 30, 2008

Egypt as an African Regional Leader

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

1. Democratic growth in Egypt would likely benefit The Muslim Brotherhood in the region. However, despite recent overtures towards the West, it remains a negative influence in several African countries (Sudan, Somalia, Algeria, Tunisia, Libya).
 
2. The problem posed by the …

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September 26, 2008

Arabic Language Media and Extremism: Challenges & Opportunities

Arabic Language Media and Extremism: Challenges & Opportunities
By Dr. Haim Koren, 15th September 2008
By kind invitation of Theresa Villiers MP, the Henry Jackson Society hosted a discussion with Dr. Haim Koren, Former Director of the Political Planning Division, Ministry of …

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By Dr Alexander Lennon, 26th September 2008

At conferences over the past couple of days, I have spoken generally about the US election and the perceived direction of US foreign policy after the election. Indeed whoever the candidate may be, (and there is less of a difference …

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September 23, 2008

Fighting Religious Radicalism in a Secular Age

By kind invitation of Nadine Dorries MP, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host a discussion with Dr Herbert London, President of the Hudson Institute, Washington DC and New York, to address these questions and discuss both the demands and global expectations that …

Posted in Event, Terrorism & Security
September 21, 2008

Obama set to govern like its 1999

1.     Despite campaigning on a platform of change, the Obama administration’s key positions are likely to be filled by former Clinton staffers and officials.
2.     The vast majority of those appointed and nominated by President-Elect Obama thus far have been individuals …

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September 18, 2008

Towards a History of Humanitarian Intervention

The Henry Jackson Society was pleased to be able to host a one-day colloquium at Peterhouse, Cambridge on ‘The History of Humanitarian Intervention’, supported by the Trevelyan Trust of the University of Cambridge. The event organisers were Dr Brendan Simms, …

Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Event, Human Rights
September 17, 2008

Partnership with Russia: An opportunity to forge unity in the EU?

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
The EU’s recent decision to resume talks with Russia on a Partnership and Cooperation Agreement despite the fact that Russia has not complied with the conditions originally set for this sends a dangerous signal. Russia is being told it …

Posted in Opinion Editorial
September 16, 2008

US Foreign Policy & Democracy Promotion

By kind invitation of The Rt Hon Dr Denis MacShane MP, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to be able to host a discussion with Dr Alexander Lennon, Editor in Chief, The Washington Quarterly & International Security Fellow, Center for Strategic & International Studies, …

Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Event, United States
September 15, 2008

Arabic Language Media and Extremism: Challenges & Opportunities

By kind invitation of Theresa Villiers MP, the Henry Jackson Society hosted a discussion with Dr. Haim Koren, Former Director of the Political Planning Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Israel, in Portcullis House on 15th September. Dr. Koren addressed the …

Posted in Event, Human Rights, Islamism
September 5, 2008

The future for relations between Morocco, the EU, and America.

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
1. Morocco has occupied Western Sahara since 1975 in contravention of resolutions by the UN Security Council and a decision by the International Court of Justice. The United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara (MINURSO) has yet facilitated …

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