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December 14, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Defusing Global Nuclear Threats: The Iran Deal and its Aftermath’

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Defusing Global Nuclear Threats: The Iran Deal and its Aftermath

SPEAKER: 
Thomas M. Countryman, Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation, US Department of State
TIME: 12:00 – 13:00, Monday 14th December 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 11, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org    
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The threat from weapons of mass destruction remains …

Posted in Defence, Event, Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom, United States
October 16, 2015

The nuclear accord has not made an ally of Iran. Quite the opposite

Originally published in The Independent
The international agreement on the Iranian nuclear programme announced in the summer is currently making its way through Iran’s various legislatures. Having passed a vote in the parliament the agreement is now being scrutinized by the …

Posted in Defence, Iran, Media Centre, Middle East, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial, Terrorism & Security
October 15, 2015

Event Summary: Sanctions: A tool to create foreign policy?

On Wednesday 14th October, the Henry Jackson Society was pleased to host ‘Sanctions: A tool to create foreign policy?’. Featuring Richard Nephew, Former Principal Deputy Coordinator for Sanctions Policy, US Department of State and Lead Sanctions Expert in Iran Negotiations (2013-2015); …

Posted in Defence, Economy, Event Summaries, Iran, Middle East, Spotlight

Tehran’s Servants: Iraq’s Shia Militias Emerge As The Key Armed Forces Facing IS in Iraq

Based on his research trip to Iraq’s battle zones, journalist and Middle East analyst Jonathan Spyer details the connections between Iraq’s Shia militia currently engaged in fighting Islamic State and the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp who are arming, funding and training the …

Posted in Iran, Iraq, Middle East, Publication, Religious Fundamentalism, Spotlight, Syria

Iran Deal Strengthens Tehran’s Influence And Power Through Proxies In Neighbouring Iraq And Syria

The Iran nuclear deal is due to come into effect on “Adoption Day”, and The Henry Jackson Society is warning that the easing of sanctions against Tehran will see the regime strengthening it’s hold over Iraq through its support of …

Posted in Iran, Iraq, Middle East, Press Release, Syria
October 14, 2015

Sanctions: A tool to create foreign policy?

SPEAKER:
Richard Nephew, Former Principal Deputy Coordinator for Sanctions Policy,
US Department of State and Lead Sanctions Expert in Iran Negotiations (2013-2015);
& Program Director, Economic Statecraft, Sanctions and Energy Markets,
Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University
TIME: 18:00-19:00, Wednesday 14th October 2015
VENUE: The Henry …

Posted in Defence, Event, Iran, Spotlight

Audio: ‘Sanctions: A tool to create foreign policy?’

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Posted in Defence, Event Audio, Iran, Iraq, Middle East, United States

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

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Posted in Defence, Economy, Event Transcript, Global, Iran, North America, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom, United States
September 1, 2015

A Flawed Deal: An Assessment Of The Iranian Nuclear Agreement

This latest report by the Centre for the New Middle East at the Henry Jackson Society, A Flawed Deal: An Assessment Of The Iranian Nuclear Agreement, undertakes one of the most comprehensive and exhaustive assessments of the Iran agreement to date. The center’s …

Posted in Iran, Middle East, Publication, Terrorism & Security
August 30, 2015

US politician warns: Lifting sanctions against Iran will tarnish PM Cameron’s reputation

Originally published in the Express
BRITAIN has been “hoodwinked” into lifting sanctions against Iran by agreeing to a flawed nuclear deal that will still allow the Islamic Republic to build a nuclear bomb, a leading US politician said last night.  Congressman Mike …

Posted in Iran, Middle East, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
August 24, 2015

24 August: HJS Davis Lewin debates Rachel Shabi on the Iran nuclear deal on Sky News

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran, Nuclear Weapons

24 August: David Lewin debates the Iran nuclear deal on BBC2 Radio

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran, Nuclear Weapons
July 21, 2015

Audio: ‘The Iran Nuclear Deal: Geopolitical and security implications’

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Posted in Event Audio, Iran, Nuclear Weapons
July 20, 2015

Event Summary: ‘The Iran Nuclear Deal: Geopolitical and Security Implications’

This is a summary of an event with Dr Liam Fox, chaired by Henry Jackson Society Research Fellow Tom Wilson, on 20th July 2015. It reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of the Henry Jackson Society …

Posted in Event Summaries, Iran, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism & Security

Event Transcript: ‘The Iran Nuclear Deal: Geopolitical and Security Implications’

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Posted in Defence, Event Transcript, Iran, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons

There was a credible alternative to the Iran deal. Obama just chose to ignore it

Originally published in The Spectator
President Obama has accused critics of the recently announced deal with Iran of having no credible alternative. According to Obama, it was this deal or no deal. And then, alleges the president, the options are either …

Posted in Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial, Uncategorized

‘The Iran Nuclear Deal: Geopolitical and Security Implications’

SPEAKER: 
Dr Liam Fox
MP for North Somerset & former Secretary of State for Defence
TIME: 4.30 – 5.30pm, Monday 20th July 2015
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
 To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant2@henryjacksonsociety.org     
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The announcement this week of an agreement …

Posted in Event, Iran, Middle East, Uncategorized
July 15, 2015

15 July: Tom Wilson discusses Iran deal on BBC Persia

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran, Nuclear Weapons

In the long term, building a bomb will be easier for Iran

Originally published in the Jewish Chronicle Online
This deal could be one of the most calamitous things to have happened in the Middle East for generations. While it slows Iran’s progress to the bomb temporarily, it establishes a deeply flawed system …

Posted in Iran, Media Centre, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial
July 14, 2015

Analysts Have Mixed Reaction to Iran Nuclear Deal

Originally published in Voice of America
Iran and major world powers have reached a long-sought deal to scale back Tehran’s nuclear program in exchange for relaxing the sanctions that have devastated its economy. Reactions to the deal vary wildly. Some say …

Posted in Iran, Media Centre, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons

The Iranian regime is anti-Western and anti-Semitic. Can we really trust its nuclear deal?

Originally published in The Spectator
It is often said that British ambition and influence in the world are on the wane. But there can be few greater demonstrations of this than our country’s lack of attention to one of the biggest …

Posted in Iran, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial
July 8, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Assessing the Iranian Nuclear Negotiations: Proliferation, Regional Dynamics and International Security’

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Audio: ‘Assessing the Iranian Nuclear Negotiations: Regional dynamics and international security

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‘Assessing the Iranian Nuclear Negotiations: Proliferation, Regional Dynamics and International Security’

SPEAKERS: 
Emanuele Ottolenghi
Senior Fellow
Foundation for the Defense of Democracies, Washington, DC
Jane Kinninmont
Senior Research Fellow and Deputy Head of the Middle East and North Africa Programme
Chatham House
Sohrab Ahmari
Editorial-Page Writer
The Wall Street Journal
Tom Wilson
Resident Associate Fellow at the Centre for the New Middle …

Posted in Event, Iran, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons
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