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November 11, 2015

Audio: ‘Phishing for Phools, the Economics of Manipulation and Deception’

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Posted in Economy, Event Audio

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
October 22, 2015

The Price of Friendship: Britain’s quest to become Beijing’s ‘best partner’ has required sacrifices of moral principle.

Originally published in the Wall Street Journal.
China’s President Xi Jinping arrives Tuesday for his first state visit to the U.K. since he assumed control of the Communist Party three years ago. He’ll be on friendly terrain. Prime Minister David Cameron was in Beijing only …

Posted in China, Democracy & Development, Economy, Human Rights, Media Centre, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight | Tagged
October 21, 2015

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

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Posted in Economy, Europe, Event Audio

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

SPEAKERS:
Martin Sandbu, Free Lunch Columnist & Former Economics Leader Writer, Financial Times
TIME: 19:00 – 20:00, Wednesday 21st October 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 3A, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org   
#HJSEvents
At a time when financial crisis and debt dominate the news, …

Posted in Economy, Europe, Event

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

On Wednesday evening 21st October, the Henry Jackson Society welcomed internationally renowned speaker Dr Martin Sandbu. Baroness Falkner first read out Sandbu’s impressive resume: before working for the Financial Times as a Free Lunch columnist and economic writer, he was …

Posted in Economy, Europe, European Union, Event Summaries, Spotlight

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 19, 2015

Audio: China’s “Best Partner in the West”?: The Cameron Government’s China policy on the Eve of Xi Jinping’s State Visit On Monday 19th Octo

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Posted in China, Economy, Event Audio, United Kingdom
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
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 28, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Blood Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma’

Speaker: Dr Richard Crockett, Editor and correspondent at The Economist, academic and writer.
Chair: Davis Lewin, Deputy Director and Director of Policy at the Henry Jackson Society
Monday 28th September 2015
The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
 
Davis Lewin (Chair)
 
You wouldn’t want to …

Posted in Burma, Economy, Event Transcript
April 9, 2015

Event Summary: ‘The Improbable War: China, the United States and the Logic of Great Power Conflict’

This is a summary of an event with Professor Christopher Coker, chaired by Davis Lewin, on 9 April 2015; it reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of The Henry Jackson Society or its staff.
For a transcript of …

Posted in China, Defence, Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Summaries, Russia, Technology, United States

Audio: ‘The Improbable War: China, the United States and the Logic of Great Power Conflict’

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Posted in China, Defence, Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Audio, United States
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

Event Transcript: ‘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
 26 March 2015
House of Common
TRANSCRIPT
Rt …

Posted in China, Economy, Event Transcript, Russia, United States

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

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Posted in China, Defence, Economy, Event Audio, Russia, United States
March 18, 2015

How did Russia’s RNCB avoid Ukraine-related sanctions for so long?

Originally published in the Financial Times
Unwilling to go to war with Russia, the west’s main levers for persuading Vladimir Putin to back down over Ukraine are economic sanctions. Their importance was underscored last week, when the US announced new measures …

Posted in Economy, Opinion Editorial, RSC Editorial, RSC Spotlight, Russia, Spotlight, Ukraine
March 17, 2015

Event Summary: ‘Chasing the Money: From Russia to the West’

This is a summary of an event with Bill Browder and Robert Barrington, chaired by Dominic Raab MP, on Tuesday 17 March 2015; it reflects the views expressed by the speakers and not those of The Henry Jackson Society or its …

Posted in CRT Event Summary, Economy, Event Summaries, RSC Event Summaries, Russia

Event Transcript: ‘Chasing the Money: From Russia to the West’

Bill Browder
Founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital Management
Robert Barrington
Executive Director of Transparency International UK
Chaired by Dominic Raab MP
Tuesday, 17 March 2015
House of Commons, London
For a summary of this event, click here
For a podcast of this event, click here
TRANSCRIPT
Dominic Raab MP
Ladies …

Posted in Economy, Event Transcript, Russia, Ukraine, United Kingdom
March 16, 2015

Audio: ‘The Future of England, Scotland and the Eurozone: Different Sides of the Same Question?’

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Posted in Economy, European Union, Event Audio, Scotland, United Kingdom

Event Transcript: ‘The Future of England, Scotland and the Eurozone: Different Sides of the Same Question?’

Prof Vernon Bogdanor CBE, FBA
Research Professor at the Institute for Contemporary British History, King’s College London
Baroness Smith of Newnham
Senior Lecturer at the Department of Politics and International Studies, Cambridge University
Liberal Democrat Member of the House of Lords
Dr John Bew
Reader in …

Posted in Economy, European Union, Event Transcript, Scotland, United Kingdom

‘The Future of England, Scotland and the Eurozone: Different Sides of the Same Question?’

Henry Jackson Society & Project for Democratic Union
Panel Discussion
SPEAKERS: 
Prof. Vernon Bogdanor CBE, FBA
Research Professor at the Institute for Contemporary British History, King’s College London
Baroness Smith of Newnham
Senior Lecturer at the Department of Politics and International Studies, Cambridge University
Liberal Democrat Member …

Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Economy, European Union, Event, Spotlight, United Kingdom
February 25, 2015

‘Inside Putin’s Russia: Nothing is True and Everything is Possible’

Link to the full event transcript
SPEAKER: 
Peter Pomerantsev
Author, Producer and Senior Fellow at the Legatum Institute
DISCUSSANT:
Oliver Bullough
Author and Journalist
TIME: 1 – 2pm, Wednesday 25th February 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 12, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
To attend please RSVP to: eventsassistant1@henryjacksonsociety.org   
The …

Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Economy, Energy Security, Event, Human Rights, RSC Event, Russia, Spotlight
February 6, 2015

Russia’s Soft Power Activities in Britain Undermine UK Institutions, finds HJS Policy Paper

New Henry Jackson Society report assesses the impact of Russian Soft Power on UK Institutions
Russia is pursuing an aggressive assault on UK institutions, reveals The Henry Jackson Society’s policy paper The Kremlin’s Sleight of Hand: Russia’s Soft Power Offensive in the …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Human Rights, Press Release, Russia, United Kingdom
February 4, 2015

‘Putin’s Shaky Hold on Power’

Originally posted in the Wall Street Journal

The upsurge in fighting in Ukraine, with Russian troops and equipment pouring across the border, is a sign that Russian President Vladimir Putin has decided to engage the West in a dangerous game of …

Posted in Defence, Economy, Europe, Opinion Editorial, Russia, Ukraine
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