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September 25, 2017

How to remake European defence after Brexit

Last week, the Department for Exiting the European Union published its latest paper on the future of British engagement with the EU’s foreign, security and defence policies and mechanisms. As a general introduction to British thinking on these issues – particularly the …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom
September 20, 2017

Brexit negotiations: UK ‘in strong position’ as it’s the most capable country in the EU

BRITAIN is negotiating Brexit from a position of strength because it is the most capable country in the EU, a detailed study revealed.
On a range of 35 criteria it comes second in the world only to the United States, said …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Leading think tank says Britain will THRIVE post Brexit

A LEADING think tank has revealed that Britain is set to THRIVE post-Brexit.
New research from the Henry Jackson society suggests that the UK is well positioned to strike trade deals with the world and become a ‘Global Britain’.
Sir Malcolm Rifkind who was …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Britain beats Europe in global power index

The UK is the most geopolitically capable country in Europe according to a new report on global power.
Britain beat France, Germany and Russia on world power rankings which measured economics, technological prowess, military strength and cultural prestige.
Globally the UK came second …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Ignore the pessimists – Britain is still a major power and Brexit was the decision of a confident people

With a land area of less than 250,000 square kilometres, we frequently hear that Britain is a very small country, nothing more than a rainy little island located off the coast of north-western Europe. As Simon Kuper writes for The Financial Times: “Britain …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

BREAKING: Britain MOST INFLUENTIAL country in Europe – report reveals

A new report has sensationally revealed that the United Kingdom is the most influential country in Europe, coming second worldwide only to the United States of America.
This is huge news at a time when the great and the powerful inside …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

GREAT BRITAIN INDEED: Britain is the second most ‘powerful’ country in the world beating Russia, India and France, experts reveal

Dr Alan Mendoza found that the British economy, technology and military kept the UK ahead of all other countries apart from the US
BRITAIN is second only to the US as the most “geopolitically powerful” country in the world despite Brexit …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Brexit Britain ‘wields most influence in Europe and is second only to US worldwide’

Britain wields the most geopolitical influence in Europe and is in a “remarkably strong” position to mould its own destiny after Brexit, a think tank has said, as its director hit out at “doom and gloom” displayed by pro-Remain campaigners.
In its “Audit …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

UK is now the second largest global power, claims think tank as it rejects the ‘doom and gloom’ around Brexit

Britain is the most influential power in Europe and second only to the US around the world, a think tank concludes today.
The Henry Jackson Society rejects the ‘doom and gloom’ around Brexit and finds that the UK remains a ‘leading global power …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

New study ranks Britain ‘second most powerful country in the world’

New research by a geopolitical think-tank makes the case that Britain is second only to the United States as a global power.
According to the Henry Jackson Society, their new report ‘Towards a Global Britain: Challenging the new narratives of national decline’ sets …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

RANKED: The 8 most geopolitically powerful countries in the world, 2017

Despite the uncertainty, the US has retained its position as the most geopolitically powerful nation in the world, according to Henry Jackson Society (HJS), which has released the latest edition of its “Audit of Geopolitical Capability: A Comparison of Eight …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Britain second ‘most powerful country in the world’ and in ‘strong’ position post-Brexit

BRITAIN is the second most powerful country in the world second only to the US, according to think tank.
In a study conducted by the Henry Jackson Society, Britain’s economic power, technological prowess, military strength and cultural prestige means that the UK is …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom
September 17, 2017

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson References our Geopolitical Capability Audit in Major Brexit Statement

My vision for a bold, thriving Britain enabled by Brexit.
My friends, I must report that there are at least some people who are woefully underestimating this country. They think Brexit isn’t going to happen. There are some media observers – …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, Spotlight, United Kingdom
September 12, 2017

Audit of Geopolitical Capability: A Comparison of Eight Major Powers

UK second only to US in major power audit
 
The UK is the most geopolitically capable country in Europe, and comes second only to the United States globally, according to a major new report by The Henry Jackson Society.
The “Audit of …

Posted in Global, Publication, Research, Spotlight, United Kingdom
June 19, 2017

Finsbury Park attack is latest example of growing far-right extremist threat

The UK authorities have indicated that the incident at Finsbury Park on Sunday evening was a terrorist attack. While it is too early to be definitive, all the signs point to a terrorist motivated by far-right hatred. The attack appears …

Posted in Extremism, Far-Right, Press Release, United Kingdom | Tagged ,
March 6, 2017

Event: ‘Populism and Policy: A Watershed Moment?’

TIME: 17:00 – 18:00, 6th March 2017

VENUE: Committee Room 15, House of Commons,
Palace of Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER
Dr Charles Kupchan
Professor of International Affairs, Georgetown University

For a summary of this event click here
For a transcript of this event click here
The Brexit …

Posted in Event, Spotlight, United Kingdom, United States, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
January 31, 2017

How cautious can we afford to be about foreign investment?

This article originally appeared on CapX
So we all now know all about Theresa May’s industrial strategy for Britain. In addition to cutting red tape and regulation, the Prime Minister wants her Government to promote innovation, with the creation of a £4.7 …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, United Kingdom
January 1, 2017

Extent of extremism in schools revealed as teachers flag hundreds of incidents to Department of Education chiefs

Originally published by The Sun
HUNDREDS of terror alerts have been flagged to ­government chiefs from inside Britain’s schools.
Shock figures uncovered by a Sun on Sunday investigation show teachers and staff have made 288 warnings amid fears of extremist elements getting …

Posted in Extremism, News Coverage, United Kingdom
December 28, 2016

Populism: Pantomime politics or the public fighting back?

Originally published by the BBC
The man who was prime minister last Christmas and isn’t this Christmas thinks he knows why.
“I stand here as a great optimist about how we can combat populism. It may seem odd that I am so …

Posted in News Coverage, United Kingdom, United States
December 23, 2016

From Brexit to Trump: Giving the Elites a Hard Kick

Originally published by Majalla
The two big electoral events of 2016—Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president—were seemingly conjoined from the moment the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. That historic day in June was …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Opinion Editorial, United Kingdom, United States
December 15, 2016

Event: ‘British Policy in Asia: Charting a new post-Brexit strategy’

TIME: 15th December 2016, 12:30 – 13:30
VENUE: CPA Room, Westminster Hall,House of Commons,
Palace of Westminster, SW1A 1AA
SPEAKERS
Professor David Martin Jones Reader in the School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland
Dr. Shanker Singham Trade and Competition …

Posted in Asia, Event, Spotlight, United Kingdom, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
December 14, 2016

Event: ’25 Years On: Ukraine Since the Fall of the Soviet Union’

TIME: 14th December 2016, 13:00 – 14:00
VENUE: House of Commons,Palace of Westminster, SW1A 1AA
SPEAKERS
Ambassador Natalia Galibarenko Ukrainian Ambassador to the Court of St James
Robert Brinkley CMG Former British Ambassador to Ukraine
Olexiy Solohubenko News Editor: Languages, BBC World Service
To …

Posted in Event, RSC Event, Spotlight, United Kingdom, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
December 13, 2016

Event: ‘Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit’

TIME: 13th December 2016, 13:00 – 14:00
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER
Sir Craig Oliver Author: Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit & former Director of Communications for British Prime Minister David …

Posted in Event, Spotlight, United Kingdom, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
December 8, 2016

Will Boris Johnson’s Saudi comments hurt the UK’s Gulf trade charm offensive?

Originally published by City A.M
Foreign secretary Boris Johnson‘s attack on Saudi Arabia runs the risk of harming UK efforts to build trading relations with Gulf states, experts say.
In remarks reported earlier this week, Johnson accused the Saudi regime of “twisting” …

Posted in Middle East, News Coverage, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom

POPULISM: It’s the BBC’s new buzzword, being used to sneer at the ‘uneducated’ 17 million who voted for Brexit

Originally published on the Daily Mail.
There is a new buzz-word at the BBC. It’s been bandied about on countless programmes and dominates the pages of the Left-wing papers. The 17 million-plus Britons who voted to leave the EU are described …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, United Kingdom
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