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March 26, 2018

John Bolton as national security adviser completes what some experts are calling a “war cabinet”

The appointment of John Bolton as national security adviser completes what some experts are calling a “war cabinet” of military hawks surrounding President Donald Trump, a move that will raise tensions on the Korean Peninsula before a planned summit with North Korean …

Posted in News Coverage, United States
March 23, 2018

Dr John Hemmings discusses new US National Security Adivsor John Bolton on BBC News

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, United States
March 13, 2018

The end of Rex Tillerson’s miserable tenure as secretary of state is good news for Trumpian diplomacy

Reflecting on his time as Secretary of State, James Baker once remarked that “you cannot be successful unless you have a president who will support you, protect you, and defend you, both internationally and domestically”. Rex Tillerson never obtained that level of …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, United States

What Does Mike Pompeo Think About Russia, Iran and North Korea?

With Mike Pompeo as U.S. Secretary of State, President Donald Trump is likely to get a more subservient top diplomat on the world stage than his predecessor Rex Tillerson, who has fallen foul of the president on numerous occasions over the past …

Posted in News Coverage, United States
March 6, 2018

Netanyahu reaps the benefits of treating Trump with respect, rather than contempt

Not many world leaders can claim to be on friendly personal terms with Donald Trump. There are fewer still who would regard a visit to this particular president’s White House as a crowning achievement, and one which would increase their …

Posted in Israel, Opinion Editorial, United States
February 1, 2018

Event Summary: Mark Pfeifle – ‘Win Your Surge’

By Philip Smit
On the 25th of January, Mark Pfeifle, the former White House Deputy National Security Advisor, spoke on the topic of foreign policy success in the short term. The event was chaired by the Viscount Waverly. Mr. Pfeifle has …

Posted in Event Summaries, United States
January 26, 2018

Dr Alan Mendoza speaks to Fox Business on whether Trump will improve trade relations with Britain

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, United Kingdom, United States
January 22, 2018

How Trump changed the world in one year

In his first year as president, Donald Trump has torn at a thread running through international affairs for 75 years — the idea of the United States as a predictable bastion of global stability and champion of Western values.
Trump, with …

Posted in News Coverage, United States
January 15, 2018

Timothy Stafford speaks to BBC Radio Wales about US-UK Relations

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, United Kingdom, United States
December 19, 2017

Bomb manual used by New York terrorist suspect still just a Google search away

Bomb-making guides similar to the instructions used by the suspect in last week’s New York subway attack are still easy to find online, despite repeated promises by Google to block such material from appearing in search results.

RT correspondent Jacqueline Vouga …

Posted in News Coverage, Technology, Terrorism & Security, United States
December 18, 2017

New York attack: Terror manuals containing instructions for bomb used by Akayed Ullah remain online

Terrorist manuals showing jihadis how to build the same type of bomb used in last week’s New York subway attack remain online amid warnings of further attacks.
Google’s algorithms could lead extremists to the material, which was still available through search results more than 48 hours after The Independent alerted …

Posted in News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, United States
December 14, 2017

Dr Alan Mendoza appears on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, United States
March 15, 2017

Event Summary: ‘How Trump Won’

On Tuesday 14th of March the Henry Jackson Society welcomed Karen Giorno, who was a Senior Advisor to the Donald J. Trump for President Campaign, to discuss how Trump won the 2016 election. At the age of 22 and for …

Posted in Event Summaries, United States
March 14, 2017

Event: ‘How Trump Won’

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, 14th March 2017
VENUE: Committee Room Eight, House of Commons
Palace of Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER
Karen Giorno
Senior Advisor, Donald J. Trump for President Campaign
To read a summary of this event click here
To read a full transcript of this event …

Posted in Event, United States, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
March 13, 2017

Event: ‘Anxiety, Fear, and National Identity: Anti-Immigration Politics and the Rise of Hispanics in the U.S.’

TIME: 12:00 – 13:00, 13th March 2017
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower
21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER
Dr Neil Foley
Professor of History, Southern Methodist University
For a summary of this event click here
By 2050, over one in four U.S. residents will …

Posted in Event, United States, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
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
February 23, 2017

Is America Still the Anchor of European Defense?

By John Hemmings
This article originally appeared in The National Interest  
The recent Munich Security Conference once again highlighted the difference between Americans and Europeans on security matters. Unfortunately for the West, many European leaders—and even some American ones—took the opportunity …

Posted in Defence, Europe, Opinion Editorial, United States
February 21, 2017

Event Summary: ‘The Trump Administration and International Relations’

by Talia Jessener
On Tuesday 21st February the Henry Jackson Society welcomed Robert Kagan from the Brookings Institute to comment on the Trump administration one month in and how it related to the international order.  Kagan began by stating that, although …

Posted in Event Summaries, United States
February 20, 2017

Event: ‘The American Right in the Age of Trump’

TIME: 17:30 – 18:30, 20th February 2017
VENUE: Committee Room 16 Houses of Parliament
SPEAKER: Yuval Levin
Founding Editor, National Affairs
To read a full transcript of this event click here
The election of Donald Trump to the presidency has hit American politics like an earthquake. But it …

Posted in Event, United States, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events

Event Summary: ‘The American Right in the Age of Trump’

by Alex Manzoor
On Monday 20th of February, the Henry Jackson Society welcomed Yuval Levin who is the Founding Editor of National Affairs to discuss the American Right in the age of Trump. He began by describing his extensive personal experience …

Posted in Event Summaries, United States
February 16, 2017

Event Summary: ‘Trump: Making of a World View’

By Adam Lomax
On Wednesday 15th February 2017 the Henry Jackson Society welcomed Dr Brendan Simms, Professor of History of International Relations at Cambridge University, to discuss his new book Donald Trump: The Making of a World View. The event was …

Posted in Event Summaries, United States

Event Transcript: ‘An Assessment of the Trump Presidency: 17 Days In’

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Posted in Event Transcript, United States

Event Transcript: ‘Trump: Making of a World View’

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February 15, 2017

Event: ‘Donald Trump: The Making of a World View’

TIME: 15th February, 13:00 – 14:00
VENUE: Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor
Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKERS
Professor Brendan Simms
and
Dr Charlie Laderman
Authors: Donald Trump: The Making of a World View
To register your interest in this event please contact:
violet.hudson@henryjacksonsociety.org
#HJSevents
On November 8, 2016, Donald …

Posted in Event, United States, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
February 8, 2017

Event Summary: ‘An Assessment of the Trump Presidency: 17 Days In’

On 7th February the Henry Jackson Society and Jonathan Djanogly MP welcomed Craig Kennedy of Washington-based centre-right think tank the Hudson Institute to the House of Commons for a discussion on the Trump Presidency – ’17 days in’. Kennedy began …

Posted in Event Summaries, United States
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