Monthly Archives: April 2013

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April 29, 2013

Event summary: ‘To Save Everything, Click Here: The Folly of Technological Solutionism’

This is a summary of an event with Evgeny Morozov, Author and Contributing Editor for The New Republic, on 19 March 2013; it reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of the Henry Jackson Society or its staff.
To …

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Henry Jackson Society: Khodorkovsky Case Illustrates Connection Between Corruption and Human Rights Abuses in Russia

Russian Corruption: Domestic and International Consequences, a new report published today by the Henry Jackson Society, raises Khodorkovsky’s case in the context of assessing Russia’s levels of corruption and how and why the UK should bolster anti-corruption efforts in Russia.
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April 25, 2013

Al-Qaeda in Iran: Is Tehran turning a blind eye?

Two men were arrested in Canada two days ago on suspicion of plotting an alleged al-Qaeda attack on a passenger train. Chiheb Esseghaier, 30, and Raed Jaser, 35, have already appeared in court.The investigators did not disclose their nationalities, but they …

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Is terrorism now international or domestic?

Was the Boston bombing ‘home-grown’ or driven by an international network? Or does the distinction no longer apply when terrorism is at once worldwide and local?

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April 24, 2013

‘Are Drones the New Guantanamo?’

SPEAKER: Benjamin Wittes, Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution and Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Lawfare Blog
TIME: 6 – 7pm, Wednesday 24th April 2013
VENUE: Committee Room 19, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

For a summary of this event click here.

The U.S. has had …

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‘The European Problem, the German Question and Anglo-American Solutions’

SPEAKER: Brendan Simms, President and Co-Founder of the Henry Jackson Society and of the Project for Democratic Union
TIME: 1 – 2pm, Wednesday 24th April 2013

VENUE: Committee Room 7, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

For a summary of the event, click here

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April 23, 2013

Historical Ties to Jihadism in Massachusetts

On 15 April 2013, two bombs detonated at the Boston marathon, killing three people and injuring over 180. The authorities believe that the perpetrators were two brothers, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The Tsarnaev’s were born in Kyrgyzstan and were ethnically half …

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April 22, 2013

Sannikov: “Dialogue” will give Lukashenka a blank cheque for 8 years

Andrei Sannikov, a former political prisoner, leader of European Belarus civil campaign and 2010 presidential candidate, held a meeting in the UK parliament on April 16, the Day of Belarusian Solidarity. The event was organised by the Henry Jackson Society …

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April 19, 2013

Russian Corruption: Domestic and International Consequences

How—and why—the U.K. should bolster anti-corruption efforts in the Russian Federation
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In the past decade, the Russian Federation has emerged as one of the world’s most promising economies, rising from post-Soviet economic chaos to year-on-year growth, even …

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April 17, 2013

Event Summary: ‘The History and Future of Guerrilla Warfare’

This is a summary of an event with Max Boot, Jeane J. Kirkpatrick Senior Fellow in National Security Studies Council on Foreign Relations, on 19 February 2013; it reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of the Henry …

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