Monthly Archives: November 2010

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November 30, 2010

HJS Event: The Economic Future of an Ageing Developed World

By kind invitation of Robin Walker MP, The Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host a discussion with Paul Schott Stevens, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Company Institute. Mr. Stevens spoke about the political and financial challenges presented by retirement security …

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Eyes on 2012: The Rising Stars

In most countries, elections finish when the polls close. In America, they begin. With the mid-term elections over, attention has already shifted to the next electoral cycle, and the contest for the White House. Now is the period when those …

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November 29, 2010

APPG Event: A Lecture by Douglas J. Feith

By kind invitation of Gisela Stuart MP, the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Transatlantic & International Security was pleased to host a discussion with Douglas J. Feith, Director of the Center for National Security Strategies, The Hudson Institute and former US …

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The Economic Future of an Ageing Developed World

By kind invitation of Robin Walker MP, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to be able to host a discussion with Paul Schott Stevens, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Investment Company Institute. Presiding over the ICI (the national …

Posted in Economy, Event
November 24, 2010

Ireland’s way out of the crisis

The austerity plan unveiled today by the Irish government does not come without political implications. After an €85 billion loan offered to Ireland by the EU and IMF, for recapitalising the banks and funding public finances, the Irish government is set …

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The Implications of the US Midterm Elections

By kind invitation of Brooks Newmark MP, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to be able to host a discussion with Dr Irwin Stelzer, Senior Fellow, The Hudson Institute and a renowned scholar and commentator on US affairs.  In a …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Event, United States
November 23, 2010

A Bonus Bonanza for Enemy Combatants

Britain’s war against radical Islam must be the first war in human history in which a country pays its enemies better than its own troops. If you fight the Taliban and al Qaeda in Afghanistan as a British soldier, you …

Posted in Islamism
November 17, 2010

Western withdrawal from Afghanistan on NATO’s Summit schedule

Afghanistan will almost certainly top the agenda at NATO’s Lisbon summit on Friday, as leaders seek to crystallise their ambitions to end combat operations there by 2014. With the insurgency still strong in many places, and spreading increasingly to northern …

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Combating Human Trafficking

By kind invitation of Peter Bone MP, The Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host a discussion on Human Trafficking with Dr Michael Korzinski, Director of the Helen Bamber Foundation. In addition to raising awareness on this very serious issue, …

Posted in Event, Human Rights
November 16, 2010

Justice for Sergei – Film Screening and Panel Discussion on Human Rights in Russia marking the Anniversary of the Murder of Sergei Magnitsky

By kind invitation of William Browder, Founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital,  will introduce the film: Justice for Sergei. After the screening he was joined by Sir Anthony Brenton, former UK Ambassador to Russia, Ms. Carla Ferstman, Director of REDRESS, …

Posted in Event, Human Rights, RSC Event, Russia, Russia Studies Centre
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