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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 …

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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
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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 …

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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
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The Brexit …

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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 …

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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 …

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

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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 …

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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 …

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February 6, 2017

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

TIME: 6th February, 18:00 – 19:00
VENUE: Committee Room tbc, House of Commons
Palace of Westminster, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER
Kenneth R. Weinstein
President and CEO, Hudson Institute
For a summary of this event click here
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We are only a matter of …

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February 1, 2017

Event Transcript: ‘The Decline of U.S. Sea Power’

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January 20, 2017

Event Summary: ‘The Decline of U.S. Sea Power’

By Adam Lomax
On Thursday 19th January 2017 the Henry Jackson Society welcomed Seth Cropsey, a former naval officer and current Director of the Centre for American Sea Power at the Hudson Institute, to talk about the notable decline in recent …

Posted in Event Summaries, United States
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
November 24, 2016

No Surprises

Originally published by Standpoint
I spent the night of the US election in Watford, listening to the Czech National Symphony Orchestra. Nothing is more dispiriting than election night parties, with similarly sozzled hacks repeating the same swiftly disproved points of psephology.

Read …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, United States
November 17, 2016

Analysis: ‘Clinton’s weakness as a candidate made Trump’s win possible’

by Timothy Stafford
In Clinton, the Democrats nominated an establishment insider in an anti-establishment age, who provoked more hatred amongst Republicans than any other politician in the country.
International reactions to Donald Trump’s election victory have been defined by two soul-searching questions. …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, United States
November 15, 2016

Am I the victim of a homophobic SNP hate crime?

Originally posted by The Spectator
My editor has received a letter of complaint. The SNP MP Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh writes:
Dear Fraser,
I read Douglas Murray’s blog on Friday “Where’s the proof that Donald Trump is homophobic?” with great interest. It’s fantastic to see …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, United States

The surprising similarities of Trump and Obama on foreign policy

Originally posted by the Christian Science Monitor:
Barack Obama undertakes his last overseas trip as president this week with an adjusted mission in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory: to reassure allies and partners about continuing support for them and America’s …

Posted in Defence, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, United States
November 11, 2016

Where’s the proof that Donald Trump is homophobic?

Did anybody see Question Time last night? The panel largely seemed to be competing to out-outrage each other about Donald Trump. And in their great Trump-off most of the guests continued to do that sawn-off shotgun ‘phobes’ thing. Trump as …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Uncategorized, United States
November 9, 2016

Donald Trump won’t be as bad as you think

Originally posted in The Spectator
For 18 months, Donald Trump was amazingly useful to British politicians. Whatever their party, he provided them with the most magnificent means with which to polish their liberal credentials.

Read the full article, here.

Posted in Opinion Editorial, United States
October 29, 2016

‘Donald’s always been the outgoing one’: meeting the Trump parents

Originally posted by The Spectator
I have never met Donald Trump, but I knew his parents. A fact that makes me feel about 100 years old. Which was actually nearer the age Fred and Mary Anne Trump were when, as a teenager, …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, United States
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