Monthly Archives: April 2014

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April 30, 2014

Cameron attacks Salmond over Putin praise

Originally published in The Telegraph
Dr Andrew Foxall, director of the Russian Studies Centre at the Henry Jackson think tank, said Mr Salmond was mistaken to believe Putin has been “effective”.
“In reality, Putin’s Russia is far from strong. Its economy is …

Posted in News Coverage

Forces Removing Equipment From Afghanistan Keep Eye on Russian Route

Originally published on Voice of America
Dr. Andrew Foxall – Director of the Russia Studies Centre at the Henry Jackson Society – commented on Voice of America on the likelihood that Russia will retaliate against Western-imposed sanctions by attempting to degrade the …

Posted in News Coverage, Russia
April 29, 2014

Kicking Putin off the Island

Originally published in Foreign Policy
Vladimir Putin has directly or indirectly ruled Russia since New Year’s Day 2000. And, after 14 years in power, there are few signs that he will abdicate his position anytime soon. The Russian president has stated he may seek …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, RSC Editorial, Russia, Spotlight, Ukraine

Heed Blair’s Words: Radical Islam Keeps Coming Back Against All Odds

Originally published on Breitbart
Anyone who has listened to a Tony Blair speech in recent years would not be surprised that he is concerned about radical Islam. On that front, his speech on the Middle East at Bloomberg last week broke …

Posted in Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight

‘Chavez: A Legacy of Violence, Persecution and Destruction’

 SPEAKER: Ambassador Diego Arria

Former Permanent Representative of Venezuela to the United Nations
TIME: 6 – 7pm, Tuesday 29th April 2014
VENUE: Committee Room C21, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant5@henryjacksonsociety.org
Venezuela is in crisis. Since early February …

Posted in Event, South America

William Hague: Scots will be ‘horrified’ by Alex Salmond’s admiration for Vladimir Putin

Originally published in The Telegraph
‘Dr Andrew Foxall, director of Russia Studies Centre, tackled the suggestion of Mr Putin’s strong leadership, pointing out crucial weaknesses to Russia’s geopolitical position.
“Salmond may admire Putin for being a ‘strong’ leader – he recently remade …

Posted in News Coverage

Chavez: A Legacy of Violence, Persecution and Destruction

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Islamic Law and the Rules of War

Originally published in Yemen Times
‘As such, the more common contemporary interpretation is that offensive jihad is not legitimate, except in a few circumstances: aggression against Muslims, assistance for victims of injustice (akin to humanitarian intervention), defence of the homeland (including …

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Event Summary: ‘Chavez: A Legacy of Violence, Persecution and Destruction’

This is a summary of an event with Diego Arria, on 29 April 2014; it reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of the Henry Jackson Society or its staff.
Click here to view the event transcript
On 29 April 2014, Diego …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Event Summaries, South America

Event Transcript: ‘Why Diplomacy with Rogue Regimes Backfires’

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Posted in Democracy & Development, Event Transcript
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