Monthly Archives: February 2017

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February 28, 2017

Douglas Murray on Sunday Politics discussing Sweden’s immigration issues

Posted in Broadcast Appearances

Event: ‘Easternisation: Asia’s New Domination of the Global Order’

TIME: 28th February, 17:30 – 18:30
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower
21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Gideon Rachman
Author, Easternisation
Foreign Affairs columnist, Financial Times
For a summary of this event click here
For a full transcript of this event click here
The West’s domination …

Posted in Asia, Event, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
February 27, 2017

Analysis: ‘Al-Qaeda’s Deputy Killed in Syria’

Last night it was reported that al-Qaeda’s overall deputy, Abu Khayr al-Masri, had been killed by the U.S.-led Coalition in Syria with a drone strike. This was soon seemingly confirmed by pro-Qaeda channels, and Abu al-Khayr was said to have …

Posted in Spotlight, The Orton Report

The Crisis of Religious Freedom And The Way Beyond

TIME: 27th February, 13:00 – 14:00
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower,
21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP

SPEAKER: Professor John Milbank
Director, Centre of Theology and Philosophy,
University of Nottingham
To read a full transcript of this event click here
The tolerance of diverse religious beliefs is central …

Posted in Event, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
February 24, 2017

Analysis: ‘U.S. Treasury Targets Al-Qaeda in Syria’

The U.S. Treasury on Thursday imposed sanctions on two senior operatives associated with al-Qaeda in Syria (AQS). This is undoubtedly part of the escalating campaign against AQS. The two men are interesting on their own account, however, and give a …

Posted in Spotlight, The Orton Report

North Korea’s use of chemical weapons in Malaysia is a step too far – the whole world must cut ties with the Stalinist regime

By John Hemmings
This article originally appeared in The Telegraph
The murder of Kim Jong-nam in Kuala Lumpur International Airport looked like it might be no more than an odd-ball story, destined for the various crank stories that typify reporting about North …

Posted in Asia, Malaysia, North Korea, Opinion Editorial
February 23, 2017

Event: ‘The Brexit Debate Through Social Media: Topics, Arguments and Attitudes’

TIME: 23rd February 2017, 17:00 – 18:00
VENUE: Committee Room 17, House of Commons, Palace of Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: Professor Kenneth Benoit
Head of Methodology, LSE
To register your interest, or for any further information, please email
rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org
#HJSevents
The Brexit debate has been credited with awakening a …

Posted in Event, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events

Is America Still the Anchor of European Defense?

By John Hemmings
This article originally appeared in The National Interest  
The recent Munich Security Conference once again highlighted the difference between Americans and Europeans on security matters. Unfortunately for the West, many European leaders—and even some American ones—took the opportunity …

Posted in Defence, Europe, Opinion Editorial, United States

HJS Research Fellow Tom Wilson on Sky commenting on Ronald Fiddler’s Release from Guantanamo

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A Governor Who Loves to Spend

The best way to bankrupt a region: the example of Samara and Mordovia.
Governor Nikolai Merkushkin has been head of Samara Province for four years now, and for 17 years before that he was in charge of neighbouring Mordovia. This is …

Posted in RFE/RL Translations
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