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July 12, 2016

International court backs Philippines in South China Sea dispute

A United Nations tribunal today ruled in favour of the Philippines, in a case it bought against Chinese claims to maritime rights in the South China Sea.
Beijing had ramped up its rhetoric ahead of the decision, with president Xi Jinping …

Posted in China, News Coverage

Permanent Court of Arbitration Strikes Down China’s ‘Nine-Dash Line’ Claims

UK will need to help efforts to defend international rule of law in light of China’s threats to ignore ruling.
The Henry Jackson Society (HJS) – a London international affairs and security thinktank – recognises the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s ruling …

Posted in Asia, China, Defence, Press Release
May 5, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Resurgent Authoritarianism: The Global Challenge to Democratic Norms’

by Hugh Coates
On the 5th May, Dr Marc F. Plattner, Dr Lilia Shevtsova, and Christopher Walker gave a talk on the current threat posed to democracy by resurgent authoritarian powers across the globe – the central theme of their recent …

Posted in China, Democracy & Development, Event Summaries, Iran, RSC Event Summaries, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Spotlight
March 24, 2016

Event Summary: ’27 Years After Tiananmen Square: A Human Rights Assessment’

by Leonard Behrens
On the 24th of March, Ellen Bork, Bob (Xiqiu) Fu, and Anastasia Lin gave a talk about the state of human rights in China, in particular with regards to the 27th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests. The event …

Posted in China, Event Summaries, Spotlight

Event: ’27 Years After Tiananmen Square: A Human Rights Assessment’

TIME: 11:30 – 12:30, Thursday 24th March 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London,
SW1P 4QP
SPEAKERS:

Ellen Bork
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Initiative and Visiting Fellow, Henry Jackson Society
Bob (Xigiu) Fu
Founder and President of China Aid
Anastasia Lin
Chinese-Canadian actress, model and Human Rights advocate
To attend …

Posted in China, Event, Human Rights, Upcoming Event

Event Transcript: ’27 Years After Tiananmen Square: A Human Rights Assessment’

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Posted in China, Democracy & Development, Event Transcript, Human Rights
March 17, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Maritime Security in Asia: Chinese Sea Power and the East China Sea, a Japanese Perspective’

By Leonard Behrans
On the 17th of March, Vice-Admiral Yoji Koda presented a talk about the continued pressure China was exerting on its neighbours in the South China Sea, particularly Japan. The event was chaired by Julian Knight MP and was …

Posted in Asia, China, Defence, Event Summaries, Japan, Spotlight

Event Transcript: ‘Maritime Security in Asia: Chinese Sea Power and the East China Sea, a Japanese Perspective’

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Event: ‘Maritime Security in Asia: Chinese Sea Power and the East China Sea, a Japanese Perspective’

TIME: 11:00 – 12:00, Thursday 17th March 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 19, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA, London
SPEAKER: Vice Admiral Yoji Koda 
(Ret) Japan Maritime Self-Defence Forces, Research Fellow at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University, and Advisor to the National Security …

Posted in Asia, China, Event, Spotlight
January 18, 2016

Event Summary: ‘China 2016: The year ahead in domestic and foreign policy’

On the 18th of January, Tom Tugendhat MP chaired “China 2016: The year ahead in domestic and foreign policy” hosted by The Henry Jackson Society. The panel featured Hugo Restall, expert on China and editor of the Wall Street Journal …

Posted in China, Event Summaries, Spotlight

Event Summary: ‘China 2016: The Year Ahead in Domestic and Foreign Policy’

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Event: China 2016: The year ahead in domestic and foreign policy

TIME: 13:00-14:00, Monday 18th January, 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 10, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKERS:

Hugo Restall, expert on China and editor of the Wall Street Journal Asia’s editorial page
Dr. Jonathan Fenby, author of ‘Will China Dominate the 21st Century?’ and founding …

Posted in Asia, China, Democracy & Development, Event, Spotlight, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
November 12, 2015

Is China Afraid of the Next Miss World?

This article originally appeared in The Daily Beast
Beijing appears to be doing everything it can to shut down Canadian beauty queen (and Falun Gong devotee) Anastasia Lin. Why are pageant organizers abandoning their outspoken delegate?
LONDON — In many ways, Anastasia …

Posted in China, Democracy & Development, Human Rights, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight
November 4, 2015

Event Summary: ‘The Right to Believe in China’

On 3rd November 2015, The Henry Jackson Society welcomed the current Ms World Canada, actress and human rights activist Ms Anastasia Lin, to provide her insights into China and its human rights record.  The meeting was chaired by research fellow …

Posted in China, Event Summaries, Human Rights, Spotlight
November 3, 2015

Audio: ‘The Right to Believe in China’

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Posted in China, Democracy & Development, Event Audio, Human Rights
October 22, 2015

The Price of Friendship: Britain’s quest to become Beijing’s ‘best partner’ has required sacrifices of moral principle.

Originally published in the Wall Street Journal.
China’s President Xi Jinping arrives Tuesday for his first state visit to the U.K. since he assumed control of the Communist Party three years ago. He’ll be on friendly terrain. Prime Minister David Cameron was in Beijing only …

Posted in China, Democracy & Development, Economy, Human Rights, Media Centre, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight | Tagged
October 19, 2015

China’s “Best Partner in the West”?: The Cameron Government’s China policy on the Eve of Xi Jinping’s State Visit

 
SPEAKERS:
Professor William Callahan, Professor of International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science
Dr Eva Pils, Reader in Transnational Law, King’s College London
Ellen Bork, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Initiative and Associate Fellow, Henry Jackson Society
TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Monday 19th …

Posted in China, Event, United Kingdom

Audio: China’s “Best Partner in the West”?: The Cameron Government’s China policy on the Eve of Xi Jinping’s State Visit On Monday 19th Octo

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Event Transcript: ‘China’s “Best Partner in the West”? The Cameron Government’s China policy on the Eve of Xi Jinping’s State Visit’

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Posted in China, Event Transcript, United Kingdom
April 9, 2015

Event Summary: ‘The Improbable War: China, the United States and the Logic of Great Power Conflict’

This is a summary of an event with Professor Christopher Coker, chaired by Davis Lewin, on 9 April 2015; it reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of The Henry Jackson Society or its staff.
For a transcript of …

Posted in China, Defence, Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Summaries, Russia, Technology, United States

Event Transcript: ‘The Improbable War: China, the United States and the Logic of Great Power Conflict’

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Posted in China, Democracy & Development, Event Transcript, Russia, Terrorism & Security, United States

Audio: ‘The Improbable War: China, the United States and the Logic of Great Power Conflict’

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Posted in China, Defence, Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Audio, United States

‘The Improbable War: China, the United States and the Logic of Great Power Conflict’

SPEAKER: Prof. Christopher Coker
Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science
TIME: 1 – 2pm, Thursday 9 April 2015
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
For a summary of this event, click …

Posted in China, Defence, Event, United States
March 26, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘A New Clausewitzian Order: The Economic Drivers behind the Return of Geopolitics’

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Audio: ‘A New Clausewitzian Order: The Economic Drivers behind the Return of Geopolitics’

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Posted in China, Defence, Economy, Event Audio, Russia, United States
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