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October 26, 2016

Dr Alan Mendoza with BBC Free Thinking Discussing Early Modern Writer Hakluyt and Britain’s Role

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, European Union, Global, United Kingdom
October 19, 2016

Ecuador Justified in Preventing Julian Assange’s Attempts to Subvert U.S. Democracy with Stolen Material

The restrictions placed by the Ecuadorian Embassy on Julian Assange’s internet access are entirely reasonable because of his repeated willingness to distribute stolen material.
 Mr Assange has a long track record of stealing and distributing information, peddling conspiracy theories, and casting …

Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Global, Press Release, United Kingdom, United States | Tagged
October 3, 2016

Event: ‘Global Inequality: A New Approach for the Age of Globalization’

TIME: Monday 3rd October 2016, 17:00-18:00
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Branko Milanovic, Senior Scholar, Luxembourg Income Study Center; Visiting Presidential Professor, Graduate Center, City University of New York
For a summary of this event click here
What dynamics drive …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Event, Global, Technology, Upcoming Events
March 17, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects: A New Legal Framework’

On the 16th March, Dr Diane Webber, a British solicitor and Non Resident Associate Fellow at The Henry Jackson Society, delivered a talk titled after her new book ‘Preventive Detention of Terror Suspects: A New Legal Framework’. The event was …

Posted in Defence, Event Summaries, Global, Human Rights, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
February 22, 2016

Event: ‘Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules That Run the World’

Blood Oil: Tyrants, Violence, and the Rules That Run the World

TIME: Monday 22nd February 2016, 13:00 – 14.00
VENUE: Committee Room 9, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: Professor Leif Wenar, Chair of Philosophy & Law at King’s College London
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org
#HJSEvents
Natural …

Posted in Event, Global, Spotlight
January 21, 2016

Event: ‘The Changing Energy Landscape in the Eastern Mediterranean’

TIME: 13:00-14:00, Thursday 21st January 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 9, House of Commons, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKERS: Mona Sukkarieh
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org

#HJSEvents
The discovery of important gas reserves in the eastern Mediterranean adds an additional layer of complexity to an already confusing region. It has …

Posted in Energy Security, Environment, Europe, Event, Global, Israel, Lebanon, Spotlight, Syria, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
January 7, 2016

ISIS’s Newest British Recruiter

Published in Commentary Magazine
ISIS finally appears to be losing significant areas of territory. Along with Iraqi forces recapturing Ramadi, the group is believed to have been forced to retreat from as much as 40 percent of the ground it held …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Defence, Democracy & Development, Extremism, Global, Iraq, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria, Terrorism & Security
December 21, 2015

Female attackers are still few among Islamic extremist groups

Originally published in LA Times
She is popularly known as “the White Widow,” but the truth about the blue-eyed jihadist suspected of orchestrating the deaths of hundreds of people across Africa is as shadowy as the cloaked world of international terrorism …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Extremism, Global, Islamism, Media, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
December 16, 2015

Audio: Rethinking Cybersecurity: Threats and Challenges in 2016

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Posted in Event Audio, Global, Intel & Cyber Security, Technology, Terrorism & Security
December 9, 2015

‘The Shifts and the Shocks: What we’ve learned – and still have to learn – from the financial crisis’

SPEAKER: 
Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator, Financial Times
& Author, “The Shifts and the Shocks”
 TIME: 18:30-19:30, Wednesday 9th December 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 3, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW
 To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org   
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There have been many analyses that have sought to explain the …

Posted in Economy, Event, Global, Upcoming Events
November 30, 2015

The Real Lesson of the Paris Attacks

Originally published in Gatestone Institute

What if the terrorists had been targeting “just Americans,” or “just diplomats” — would that be “understandable terrorism” in John Kerry’s thinking?
“If we should stop drawing cartoons, should we also stop having synagogues? Should they be …

Posted in Extremism, France, Global, ISIS, Islamism, Media, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
November 26, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘The Syrian Jihad: Al-Qaeda, the Islamic State and the Evolution of an Insurgency’

Speaker: Charles Lister
Visiting Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings Doha Centre
Chair: Henry Smith MP
Thursday 26th November 2015
Committee Room 7, House of Commons, SW1A 2LW London
Henry Smith MP:
It’s a great privilege for me to be chairing this event today and again my thanks …

Posted in Arab Spring, Defence, Democracy & Development, Event Transcript, Extremism, Global, Iraq, Islamism, Israel, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria, Terrorism & Security
November 13, 2015

From non-violent to violent extremism – Hannah Stuart on Channel 4 News

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Extremism, Global, Islamism, Media, Religious Fundamentalism
November 11, 2015

Phishing for Phools: the Economics of Manipulation and Deception

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Wednesday 11th November 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 3A, House of Lords
SPEAKER: Robert J. Shiller, 2013 Economics Nobel Prize Laureate; Sterling Professor of Economics, Department of Economics and Cowles Foundation for Research in Economics, Yale University; and Professor …

Posted in Economy, Event, Global, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
November 2, 2015

How can multiculturalism both cause and cure racism?

Originally published in Spectator Blogs
In recent weeks there have been two prominent examples of what some people in Britain term ‘Islamophobia’. The first involved a woman on a London bus shouting to two identifiably Muslim women that they should ‘go …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Extremism, Global, Opinion Editorial

William Shawcross is right: Islamists are skilled at lawfare

Originally published in Spectator Blogs
Regular readers may recall the charming group ‘Cage’. This is the organisation which made headlines earlier this year when Mohammed Emwazi (aka ‘Jihadi John’) was outed as one of their associates. The response of ‘Cage’ was …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Extremism, Global, Islamism, Media, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism
October 23, 2015

Event Summary: ‘The Modern Mercenary – Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order’

On 22 October, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host ‘The Modern Mercenary – Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order’. Featuring Dr Sean Mcfate, expert on strategy, the future of war and international relations.
Dr Mcfate opened …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Defence, Event Summaries, Global, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security
October 22, 2015

Audio: ‘The Modern Mercenary – Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order’

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Posted in Defence, Event Audio, Global, Terrorism & Security
October 21, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Europe’s Orphan: The Future of the Euro and the Politics of Debt’

Speaker:
Martin Sandbu
Free Lunch Columnist & Former Economics Leader Writer, Financial Times
Chaired by Baroness Falkner
Wednesday 21st October 2015
Baroness Falkner
Good evening ladies and gentleman. I’m particularly delighted… my name is Kishwer Falkner. I have the honour of chairing the Economic and Financial …

Posted in Economy, Event Transcript, Global
October 16, 2015

Dr. Alan Mendoza debates UK foreign policy on Sky News

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Global, Media, Media Centre, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
October 14, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Sanctions: a tool to create foreign policy?’

Speaker:
Richard Nephew, Former Principal Deputy Coordinator for Sanctions Policy
Chair:
Tom Wilson, Resident Associate Fellow at Henry Jackson Society
Wednesday 14th October 2015
The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London,
SW1P 4QP
 
Tom Wilson
My name is Tom Wilson, I’m an associate fellow for the …

Posted in Defence, Economy, Event Transcript, Global, Iran, North America, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom, United States
September 16, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Rethinking Cybersecurity: Threats and Challenges in 2016’

Speaker
Mark Brown
Executive Director – Cyber Security & Resilience, Ernst & Young LLP
Daniel Selman
Cyber Industry Deputy Head, Ministry Of Defence
Dr Lydia Kostopoulos
Assistant Professor, Institute of International and Civil Security
Chaired by Chloe Smith MP
Wednesday 16 September 2015
Committee Room 17, House of Commons, …

Posted in Defence, Event Transcript, Global, Intel & Cyber Security, Technology, Terrorism & Security
September 2, 2015

Audio: ‘Prisoners of Geography: Why Journalists should talk about Geography’

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Posted in Event Audio, Global
July 17, 2015

Russia’s Abuse of Interpol

Despite Interpol’s commitment to neutrality and human rights, Russia’s Abuse of Interpol shows the extent to which the Kremlin cynically subverts the purpose of the international police cooperation body by using it as a tool to targetpersecute businessmen and businesswomen, …

Posted in Europe, Global, Human Rights, Policy Paper, RSC Policy Paper, RSC Spotlight, Russia, Spotlight
June 23, 2015

Modern Autocrats Are on the March

Originally published in the Wall Street Journal
While the rise of violent Islamism has transfixed the world, another, graver threat—21st-century autocracy—is gathering strength. In the long run, it is sophisticated autocrats, not bearded zealots, who pose the greater menace to democracy. …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Global, News Coverage
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