Monthly Archives: July 2013

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July 31, 2013

Press Release: Lapse of the EU’s arms embargo against Syria gives the West a real opportunity to force Assad to negotiating table

On the eve of the European Union’s deadline to end the arms embargo on Syria, the Henry Jackson Society (HJS) has renewed its call for Western governments to level the playing field in Syria by sending arms to aid beleaguered opposition …

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Kurdish militants vs. al-Qaeda – Syria’s war within a war

First published in The Asia Times
The new front opening up in the Syrian conflict between Kurdish militants and al-Qaeda elements not only reopens Kurdish aspirations for independence but brings new threats to regional stability. As fighting between the Kurdish People’s Protection Units …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Spotlight
July 30, 2013

Al-Qaeda in Iraq’s Growing Ambitions

After two extremely bloody and costly interventions in Iraq in recent times, there is surely little enthusiasm for a third. However, the growing al-Qaeda threat in that country may force Iraq to once again be prioritised.
Last Sunday, key al-Qaeda (AQ) …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Spotlight
July 29, 2013

European Union should try actually banning Hezbollah

Published in The Washington Examiner
After over 10 years of intense debate, the Europe Union has finally agreed to include Hezbollah in its list of terrorist organizations. This came about after the Bulgarian authorities revealed that Hezbollah was behind the Burgas …

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Press Release: Despite low expectations, Israeli-Palestinian conflict will only be resolved by direct talks

The resumption of preliminary talks between Israel and the Palestinians in Washington today is a welcome return to diplomacy but expectations remain low and compromises on preconditions of the talks must be found, Middle East analysts from the Henry Jackson …

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Further violence is likely to spread following the mass killing of Morsi supporters.

Henry Jackson Society Research Fellow Emily Dyer, is in constant contact with protesters on the ground in Egypt, here she shall be posting the latest updates.
29th July 2013
The Ministry of Interior has resurrected a number of units which were dissolved …

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It would be worthwhile for the European Union to completely ban Hezbollah.

Published by The Washington Examiner
Following a period in excess of 10 years of intensive debate, and the revelation that Hezbollah was behind the Burgas bus bombing in July 2012, the European Union has agreed to include Hezbollah in its list …

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Executive Summary: ‘Fragile Empire: HOW Russia Fell In and Out of Love with Vladimir Putin’

This is a summary of an event with Ben Judah, Author and Russia Analyst, on 20 May 2013; it reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of the Henry Jackson Society or its staff.
To view the full …

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July 28, 2013

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July 26, 2013

Event summary: ‘The Importance of the EU-USA Trade Deal to the Atlantic Alliance’

This is a summary of an event with Mark Kennedy, Former Congressman and Director of the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University, on 1 July 2013; it reflects the views of the speaker and not those of The …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Spotlight
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