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September 21, 2016

Event Summary: ‘The India-China-US Triangle’

By Michael Hartfield
On Monday 19th September Professor Madhav Das Nalapat began by discussing the paramount importance of improving India’s human rights and entrenching liberal culture, in order to advance India’s knowledge industry. In addition to the importance of a culture …

Posted in China, Event Summaries, India, United States
September 19, 2016

Audio: ‘The India-China-US Triangle’

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Posted in China, Event Audio, India, United States

Event: ‘The India-China-US Triangle’

TIME: 12:30-13:30, Monday 19th September 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Professor Madhav Das Nalapat, Vice-Chair, Manipal Advanced Research Group and UNESCO Peace Chair, Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal University, India
To see a …

Posted in China, Defence, Event, India, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism & Security, United States, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
September 16, 2016

MPs and analysts issue fresh nuclear warnings over Hinkley Point project

Originally published in Business Matters 
Hinkley Point C will be built by France’s EDF with £6bn of Chinese investment. It is effectively subsidised by the UK taxpayer under the terms of the guaranteed “strike price” that will be paid by consumers for …

Posted in China, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism & Security
August 29, 2016

Kim’s missile supermarket: North Korea will sell nukes to anyone – even ISIS

Multiple missile tests have been ordered by Kim Jong-un in recent months in a bid to boost the range of his rockets.
The defiant North Korean also detonated a hydrogen bomb in January and restarted the Yongbyon nuclear reactor.

Kyle Orton, a …

Posted in Defence, Iraq, ISIS, News Coverage, North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, Syria, Terrorism & Security
August 9, 2016

As the Chinese ambassador questions the delay, would cancelling Hinkley severely damage UK-China economic ties?

Originally published in City A.M.
The UK-China relationship will be hurt by the decision to delay and potentially halt Hinkley Point. The “Golden Era” of bilateral relations will suffer a setback, as China will perceive this decision as a loss of …

Posted in China, Economy, Energy Security, Opinion Editorial, Technology, United Kingdom
August 2, 2016

Event Transcript: ‘Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads’

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July 20, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Britain’s Stake in the South China Sea’

By Ruta Valaityte
By kind invitation of Admiral Lord West of Spithead The Henry Jackson Society held a panel discussion entitled ‘Britain’s Stake in the South China Sea’. In 2013 the Philippines filed an arbitration case against China to The Hague …

Posted in Asia, China, Event Summaries
July 19, 2016

Event: ‘Britain’s Stake in the South China Sea’

TIME: 12:00-13:15, Tuesday 19th July 2016
VENUE: Committee room 18, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKERS: Professor Steven Haines, Professor of Public International Law, University of Greenwich, Benjamin Ho, Associate Research Fellow, RSIS – Singapore, Bill Hayton, Associate …

Posted in China, Event, United Kingdom, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events

Event Transcript: ‘Britain’s Stake in the South China Sea’

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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
July 8, 2016

Event Summary: ‘From Banking to the Thorny World of Politics’

By Patrick Benjamin
On the 7th of July, by kind invitation of Lord Arbuthnot, the Henry Jackson Society was addressed by Shaukat Aziz, former Prime Minister of Pakistan, and Anna Mikhailova, journalist and co-author on his recent book From Banking to …

Posted in Event Summaries, Pakistan
July 7, 2016

Event: ‘From Banking to the Thorny World of Politics’

TIME: 18:00-19:00, Thursday 7th July 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 2A, House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
SPEAKERS: Co-authors, From Banking to the Thorny World of Politics, Shaukat Aziz, former Prime Minister of Pakistan (2004-2007) and Anna Mikhailova, Journalist and Interviewer for The …

Posted in Event, Pakistan
June 29, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads’

TIME: 18:00-19:00, Tuesday 28 June 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 10, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: Benedict Rogers, Author of Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads, and East Asia Team Leader at Christian Solidarity
For a full transcript of this event click here
By Gemma Sunnergren
On Tuesday, …

Posted in Burma, Event Summaries
June 28, 2016

Event: ‘Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads’

 
 

TIME: 18:00-19:00, Tuesday 28 June 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 10, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: Benedict Rogers, Author of Burma: A Nation at the Crossroads, and East Asia Team Leader at Christian Solidarity
For a summary of this event click here

For over …

Posted in Burma, Event, Spotlight
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
April 15, 2016

London preacher and friend hail fanatic who killed politician in Pakistan as ‘hero and martyr’

Originally published in The Evening Standard.
A London preacher and his friend sparked outrage today by praising a fanatic who murdered a Pakistani politician for criticising the country’s strict Islamic laws.
Former imam Qari Mahmood, 38, and Khalid Iqbal Malik, 43, who attend …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Islamism, Middle East, News Coverage, Pakistan, United Kingdom
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
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