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June 5, 2015

Robin Simcox details Snowden leaks damage on Voice of America

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Global, Intel & Cyber Security, Media Centre
May 28, 2015

Whistleblower reignites UK’s nuclear-deterrent debate

Originally published in Al Jazeera
To many, the common sight of one of Britain’s nuclear submarines cutting through the waters of the River Clyde in Scotland is a symbol of national prestige, power, and defence.
To others, it is nothing more than …

Posted in Global, News Coverage, United Kingdom
May 20, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘British Tax Money and the Salaries of Palestinian Terrorists: New Financial Models, Old Problems’

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Posted in Event Transcript, Global, Islamism, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Middle East, Palestine, Terrorism & Security
March 26, 2015

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

SPEAKER: Dr. Pippa Malmgren
Founder of the DRPM Group
Special Assistant to President George W. Bush on the National Economic Council, 2000-2002
CHAIR: Dr. Liam Fox MP
Former Secretary of State for Defence
Author of Rising Tides: Facing the Challenges of a New Era
TIME: 6 – …

Posted in Defence, Economy, Event, Global
March 17, 2015

‘Chasing the Money: From Russia to the West’

SPEAKERS: 
Bill Browder
Founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital Management
Robert Barrington
Executive Director of Transparency International UK
TIME: 1 – 2pm, Tuesday 17th March 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 9, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org    
Vladimir Putin’s Russia is …

Posted in Event, Global, Human Rights, RSC Event, Russia, Spotlight, United Kingdom
March 8, 2015

The attitudes expressed towards women in India’s Daughter are chilling. But they’re also universal

Originally published in the New Statesman
India’s Daughter has exposed that country’s rape culture. But don’t imagine that these attitudes aren’t found around the world.
This week’s screening of the film India’s Daughter has brought long overdue attention to India’s national rape crisis, and the …

Posted in Global, Human Rights, India, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, Women's Rights
February 27, 2015

Fickle Russian foreign policy could cause Arctic clash, say UK Lords

Originally posted on RTCC News
The Arctic is at risk of becoming a pawn in Russia’s unpredictable foreign policy, a UK Parliament report has warned.
All Arctic states, including the UK, must work together to ensure that the vulnerable region is sheltered …

Posted in Defence, Global, News Coverage, RSC News Coverage, Russia
February 16, 2015

Audio: ‘A Lecture by Congressman Marsha Blackburn’

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Posted in Energy Security, Event Audio, Global, Media

Event Transcript: ‘A lecture by Congressman Marsha Blackburn’

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Posted in Democracy & Development, Energy Security, Event Transcript, Global, Media
February 3, 2015

Why does the battle for gay rights stop at the borders of Islam?

Originally published in The Spectator
You can tell when a battle has been won.  Read the Pink News or any other gay news site and you will see that there are almost no stories left to report.  A politician in Northern …

Posted in Extremism, Global, Human Rights, Middle East, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism
January 20, 2015

Audio: ‘Hall of Mirrors: Lessons from the Great Depression for the Great Recession’

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Posted in Economy, Event Audio, Global

‘Hall of Mirrors: Lessons from the Great Depression for the Great Recession’

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 SPEAKER: Barry Eichengreen
Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California-Berkeley
TIME: 6.30 – 7.30pm, Tuesday 20th January 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 6, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
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Posted in Economy, Event, Global

Event Transcript: ‘Hall of Mirrors: Lessons from the Great Depression for the Great Recession’

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Posted in Economy, Event Transcript, Global
January 7, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Forward March of Democracy, halted? World Politics and the Rise of the new Authoritarianism’

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Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Event Transcript, Global

Event Summary: ‘Forward March of Democracy, halted? World Politics and the Rise of the New Authoritarianism.’

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This is a summary of a report launch on Wednesday the 7th of January 2015; it reflects the views expressed by the speakers and not those of The Henry Jackson Society or its staff.
On the 7th …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Event Summaries, Global
October 21, 2014

Event Summary: ‘Safeguarding Our Societies in the Internet Age: National Security, Intelligence and Legal Structures’

This is an event summary of a speech made by Representative Mike Rogers, Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence at an event at the House of Commons on Tuesday 21 October 2014; the views expressed are those …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Democracy & Development, Event Summaries, Global, ISIS, Islamism, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
January 22, 2014

Event Transcript: “The Presumption of Innocence: Difficulties in Bringing Suspected Terrorists to Trial”

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Posted in Event Transcript, Global, Terrorism & Security
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