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August 20, 2017

Spain attacks: Terrorists were planning to hit multiple targets

The terrorist cell behind the attacks in Spain was planning a series of devastating assaults, potentially including a large-scale truck bomb, investigators revealed yesterday.

Tom Wilson, a research fellow at the Henry Jackson Society, said the horror was another indicator that …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, RSC News Coverage
August 17, 2017

Event Summary: ‘HJS Report Launch – The Forgotten Foreign Fighters: The PKK in Syria’

by Leo Kirby
On the 17th August 2017 the Henry Jackson Society’s own Kyle Orton launched his report, ‘The Forgotten Foreign Fighters: The PKK in Syria’. Orton is a Research Fellow at the HJS, with a strong focus on Syria, Iraq, and …

Posted in Event Summaries
August 3, 2017

Forget Ukraine, Britain is at the heart of Russia’s new Arctic showdown with the West

By Dr. Andrew Foxall

The world is not short of hotspots: Syria; North Korea; Libya; Ukraine … But one of the hottest is also one of the coldest – the Arctic, which is rapidly becoming the front line in a new …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, RSC Editorial, RSC News Coverage, Russia | Tagged , ,
July 27, 2017

Event Summary: ‘Radicals: Outsiders Changing the World’

By Jordan Auburn
On Wednesday 26th July 2017, The Henry Jackson Society welcomed Jamie Bartlett, Director of The Centre for the Analysis of Social Media for Demos, at an event chaired by HJS Research Fellow Tom Wilson. Mr Bartlett spent an …

Posted in Event Summaries
July 26, 2017

Radicals: Outsiders Changing the World

Date: 13:00-14:00, 26th July 2017
Location: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor Millbank Tower,
21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
Speaker: Jamie Bartlett, Author of Radicals
Director of the Centre for the Analysis of Social Media, Demos
To register your interest, or for any further information, please …

Posted in Event
July 24, 2017

Russia Is Testing NATO in the Skies

By Andrew Foxall
Last month, a Russian jet flew within five feet of a U.S. reconnaissance plane near the Baltic Sea. According to U.S. officials, the Russian Su-27 “rapidly” approached the U.S. RC-135 plane and acted “provocatively” by performing “unsafe” maneuvers. Russia’s Defense …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, RSC Editorial, RSC News Coverage, Russia | Tagged , ,
July 21, 2017

Event Summary: ‘ISIS in the Philippines: Terror Groups to Grow in SE Asia?’

By Jordan Auburn 
On Thursday 20th July 2017, The Henry Jackson Society and John Hemmings, Director of the Asia Studies Centre, hosted Dr Ava Avila-Goldman, doctoral graduate from the University of Cranfield, and Justin Goldman, ex-US Marine Corps soldier and current …

Posted in Event Summaries

Event Summary: ‘The Productivity Puzzle’

By Jacob Kishere
On July 19th the Henry Jackson Society was privileged to host Andrew Haldane Chief Economist and Executive Director of Monetary Analysis and Statistics at the Bank of England. Mr Haldane was named in the TIME 100 most influential …

Posted in Event Summaries
July 20, 2017

Event Summary: ‘Transitional Justice and Violent Extremism in Asia’

By Samantha Feuer
On Wednesday July 19th 2017, The Henry Jackson Society and John Hemmings, Director of the Asia Studies Centre, hosted Benedict Rogers of Solidarity Worldwide, Patrick Burges of Asia Justice and Rights, and Galuh Wandita of Asia Justice and …

Posted in Event Summaries
July 19, 2017

The Productivity Puzzle

TIME:  18:00-19:00, 19th July 2017
VENUE: Westminster TBC
SPEAKER
Andrew G Haldane
Chief Economist, The Bank of England and Executive Director, Monetary Analysis & Statistics
To register your interest, or for any further information, please email
rsvp2@henryjacksonsociety.org, stating clearly whether you are a member …

Posted in Event

Transitional Justice and Violent Extremism in Asia

TIME: 14:30 – 15:30 19th July 2017
VENUE:  The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower
21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKERS
Patrick Burgess
President of Asia Justice and Rights
Galuh Wandita
Co-founder and Director of Asia Justice and Rights
Benedict Rogers
East Asia Team Leader at Christian Solidarity Worldwide
To register your …

Posted in Event
July 18, 2017

HJS Report Launch: Safeguarding our Systems Managing Chinese Investment into the UK’s Digital and Critical National Infrastructure

TIME:  18:00-19:00, 18th July 2017
VENUE: Committee Room 13, House of Commons,
Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
Chair: Catherine West MP
SPEAKERS 
John Hemmings
Director of the Asia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society
Dr. Sam Beatson
Senior economic & financial analyst with a specialty in East …

Posted in Event
July 17, 2017

The Destruction of MH17: Three Years On

Time: 18:00-19:00, 17th July 2017
Venue: Committee Room 2A, House of Lords,
Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
Speakers
Matt Anderson PSM
Deputy High Commissioner, Australian High Commission
Brechje Schwachofer
Chargee d”Affaires a.i, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Oleh Pavlyshyn
Counselor (Political Affairs), Embassy of Ukraine
To register your …

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Will Putin’s proxies ever be brought to justice for downing flight MH17?

By Dr. Andrew Foxall
Three years ago today, Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was destroyed over eastern Ukraine while on a scheduled flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. All 298 people on board were killed.
Overwhelming evidence suggests that the Boeing 777 was destroyed by …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, RSC News Releases, Russia, Ukraine
July 13, 2017

Anti-Semitism: The Generic Hatred

TIME: 18:00 – 19:00, 13th July 2017
VENUE: Committee Room 9, House of Commons,
Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKERS
Dr. Shimon Samuels, Editor of Antisemitism: the Generic Hatred and
Director for International Relations the Simon Wiesenthal Centre
Dr. Esther Webman, Editor of Antisemitism: the …

Posted in Event

Beyond Compliance: Two Years of the Iranian Nuclear Deal

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, 13th July 2017
VENUE: Westminster TBC
SPEAKER: Timothy Stafford, Research Director, The Henry Jackson Society
To register your interest, or for any further information, please email
rsvp2@henryjacksonsociety.org, stating clearly whether you are a member of HJS.
Please note that you will need …

Posted in Event
July 11, 2017

Russia is boldly and repeatedly testing our defences. What should we do about it?

By Andrew Foxall
During the election campaign, defence issues were barely mentioned. But now they are back on the political agenda. Throughout Westminster, there is a growing recognition that Brexit is so significant an event that, even if even if there …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, RSC News Coverage

Close Encounters: Russian Military Activities in the Vicinity of UK Air and Sea Space, 2005-2016

The true scale of the Russian military’s activities around UK territory is made clear for the first time, in a comprehensive report from The Henry Jackson Society’s Russia Studies Centre.
The report lists and categorises every open-ˇsource incident reported by the …

Posted in Press Release, Publication, RSC Report, Russia, Russia Studies Centre
July 6, 2017

Event Summary: ‘Evolution of Protests in Russia’

By Jacob Kishere
On July 5th 2017 the Henry Jackson Society and Lord Trimble hosted a panel of prominent speakers in collaboration with Open Russia to explore Russian issues pertaining to the Russian opposition movements and recent developments in unsanctioned mass …

Posted in Event Summaries
July 5, 2017

The Evolution of Protests in Russia

The Evolution of Protests in Russia
Time: 18:00-19:00, 5th July 2017
Venue: Committee Room 3, House of Lords,
Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
Speakers
Vladimir Ashurkov, Russian Opposition Figure and Executive Director of the Anti-Corruption Foundation
Polina Nemirovskaia, Human Rights Researcher at Open Russia
Dr Sam Greene, …

Posted in Event
July 4, 2017

Event Summary: ‘The 20th Anniversary of Hong Kong’s Handover’

By: Janjan Sun
On July 3rd by kind invitation of Nigel Evans MP, the Henry Jackson Society hosted Sir Malcolm Rifkind KCMG QC, Edward Leung, Dr. Malte Kaeding, and Anson Chan GCMG CBE JP to discuss the 20th anniversary of Hong …

Posted in Event Summaries
July 3, 2017

The 20th Anniversary of Hong Kong’s Handover

Event: “The 20th Anniversary of Hong Kong’s Handover”
3 July, 2017
Committee Room 20, Palace of Westminster
18:15-19:15
In conjunction with the University of Surrey, the Henry Jackson Society is pleased to host the 20th Anniversary of Hong Kong’s Handover, which will look at …

Posted in Event
June 30, 2017

Event Summary: ‘Kleptocrats Without Borders: How Post-Soviet Ruling Elites Export Their Money and Power to the West’

By: Janjan Sun
On June 29th the Henry Jackson Society hosted Ilya Zaslavskiy, Research Expert at the Free Russia Foundation and Academy Associate at Chatham House. Mr Zaslavskiy writes on Eurasian energy and kleptocracy for the Hudson Institute, Martens Centre, and …

Posted in Event Summaries
June 29, 2017

Event Summary: ‘The future of the Special Relationship’

By Jacob Kishere
On June 28th the Henry Jackson Society hosted Dr Ted Malloch, Chairman and CEO of the Global Fiduciary Governance LLC. Dr Malloch is a former executive board member of the world economic forum, lecturer at Yale University and …

Posted in Event Summaries

Event: Kleptocrats Without Borders: How Post-Soviet Ruling Elites Export Their Money and Power to the West

TIME:  13:00-14:00, 29th June 2017
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor
Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER

Ilya Zaslavskiy
Research Expert at the Free Russia Foundation,
Academy Associate, Chatham House
To register your interest, or for any further information, please email
rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org, stating clearly …

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