Monthly Archives: October 2010

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October 29, 2010

The Declaration of the Republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina


1. The International Court of Justice and International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia have ruled that the Bosnian Serb entity ‘Republika Srpska’ is guilty of genocide, and that Serbia is guilty of failure to prevent and punish genocide.

2. …

Posted in Opinion Editorial
October 28, 2010

So Much for the Orange Revolution

Russia is taking advantage of developments at the top of Ukraine’s political hierarchy, and its desperate need to rejuvenate its economy in the wake of the financial crisis.
Russia’s efforts follow hot on the heels of a deal between the two …

Posted in The Scoop

It’s not just the size of your army that matters…It’s What You Do with It That Counts.

In the run-up to last week’s Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), many feared that massive cuts to Britain’s military personnel and equipment programme would severely limit its ability to project influence abroad, and all but delete its interventionist capabilities.
The …

Posted in Defence, United Kingdom, War in Afghanistan

Parliamentary Reception

By kind invitation of Gisela Stuart MP, The Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host a discussion with Niall Ferguson, Philippe Roman Chair at LSE, the Laurence A. Tisch Professor of History at Harvard University and one of the world’s …

Posted in Economy, Event
October 27, 2010

Iran’s Procurement Networks and Partners in Europe

By kind invitation of James Morris MP, The Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host a discussion with Dr Emanuele Ottolenghi, Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defence of Democracies. Dr. Ottolenghi spoke on the shocking infiltration of Iran in Europe and …

Posted in Europe, Event, Iran
October 26, 2010

China’s Scramble for Africa: A Panel Debate

By kind invitation of David Ruffley MP, Richard Dowden, Director of the Royal African Society, Counsellor Ma Xin of the Chinese Embassy, Dr. Christopher Alden from the Department of International Relations at the LSE and David Blair, Middle East and …

Posted in Africa, China, Economy, Event
October 25, 2010


Bound together by common language, law, and democratic systems of government, the special relationship between the United States and the United Kingdom has endured for much of the last century. Margaret Thatcher observed: “Over the 200 years that our countries …

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An Opportunity to Reimagine Eurasia

Despite the smiles, hearty handshakes and declarations of partnership, President Obama’s meeting with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev in New York last month was actually a symptom of waning U.S. influence in Eurasia. And neither that encounter nor the recent visits …

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October 21, 2010

After the Crash: Regulating Finance and Ensuring Western Prosperity

By kind invitation of Jo Johnson MP, The Henry Jackson Society was pleased to be able to invite host a meeting with Timothy Ryan Jr, President & CEO, Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA). Mr Ryan not only has …

Posted in Economy, Event
October 20, 2010

The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities are Shaping the World

By kind invitation of Adrian Bailey MP, The Henry Jackson Society was pleased to be able to host a discussion with Ben Wildavsky, Senior Fellow in Research and Policy at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.  Mr Wildavsky presented the first …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Event
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