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Category Archives: European Union

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November 28, 2016

‘Quitaly’ could cause collapse of crumbling EU empire if Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement kicks Italy’s PM into touch

Originally posted by The Sun
WHEN people debate the UK and EU they always ignore one thing.
Britain may be on a journey after Brexit but so is the EU. In fact it is the EU’s journey that looks the more dangerous.
Even …

Posted in Europe, European Union, Opinion Editorial
October 26, 2016

Dr Alan Mendoza with BBC Free Thinking Discussing Early Modern Writer Hakluyt and Britain’s Role

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, European Union, Global, United Kingdom
October 19, 2016

What happens if Islamic State flees Iraq?

Originally published by The Week
The EU’s security commissioner has warned of the threat to Europe posed by Islamic State militants fleeing Mosul.

Kyle Orton, a research fellow at the Henry Jackson Society, believes the group is deliberately giving up its caliphate.

Read full …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Defence, Europe, European Union, Extremism, Iraq, ISIS, Middle East, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Syria, Terrorism & Security, Turkey
October 18, 2016

Event: ‘The Euro and the Battle of Ideas’

TIME: 18:00-19:00, Tuesday 18th October 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKERS: Markus Brunnermeier and Harold James, co-authors, The Euro and the Battle of Ideas
To attend please visit: http://bit.ly/2e3L7Z0
#HJSevents
Why is Europe’s great monetary …

Posted in European Union, Event, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
September 14, 2016

Event Transcript: ‘Europe in Crisis – a Shattered Haven’

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Posted in CRT Event, Europe, European Union, Event Transcript, Extremism, Far-Right, France, ISIS, Islamism, Israel/Palestine, Middle East, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
September 12, 2016

Britain To Build Border Wall To Fight Illegal Immigration

The UK. government is set to construct and pay for a wall along a roadside barrier in the port of Calais, France. The roadside wall has been blasted by critics for closely resembling the U.S.-Mexico border wall proposed by Republican …

Posted in Europe, European Union, France, ISIS, Middle East, News Coverage, United Kingdom

Trump Wants Border Wall, but Britain Is Building One in France

Donald Trump wants to build a “big, beautiful wall” to stop illegal immigrants — but Britain and other European nations are already doing it.
The U.K. government has announced plans to begin constructing a 13-foot concrete roadside barrier at the French …

Posted in Defence, Europe, European Union, Human Rights, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
September 7, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Europe in Crisis – a Shattered Haven’

By Patrick Benjamin
On 6th September, by the kind invitation of Matthew Offord MP, the Henry Jackson Society held a film screening of the recently released documentary ‘Europe in Crisis – A Shattered Haven’. The film looked at rising European extremism, …

Posted in CRT Event, Europe, European Union, Event Summaries, Extremism, Far-Right, France, Hamas, Human Rights, ISIS, Islamism, Israel/Palestine, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
August 2, 2016

Event Transcript: ‘The Aftermath of Brexit: Could the EU and UK both die?’

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Posted in European Union, Event Transcript
July 13, 2016

Why Putin Loves Brexit

This Article Originally Appeared in The New York Times
Britain’s referendum decision last month to leave the European Union has plunged Europe into crisis. There will be institutional and political upheaval for years to come while the terms of Britain’s knotty disentanglement …

Posted in European Union, Opinion Editorial, RSC Editorial, Russia
July 12, 2016

Event Summary: ‘The Aftermath of Brexit: Could the EU and UK both die?’

By Ruta Valaityte
By the kind invitation of Bob Stewart MP and the Hexagon Institute on the 12th of July the Henry Jackson Society hosted an event with Bernard-Henri Lévy. Bernard-Henri Levy, in France referred to as simply BHL, is a …

Posted in Europe, European Union, Event Summaries, United Kingdom

Event: ‘The Aftermath of Brexit: Could the EU and UK both die?’

TIME: 12:30-13:30, Tuesday 12th July 2016
VENUE: The Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, Bridge Street London, SW1A 2LW
SPEAKER: Bernard–Henri Lévy, Philosopher, Journalist and Writer
For a summary of this event click here
#HJSevents
On the 23rd June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European …

Posted in Europe, European Union, Event, United Kingdom, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
July 4, 2016

Alan Mendoza on VoA talking about geopolitical implications of brexit

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Europe, European Union, United Kingdom
June 30, 2016

Event Summary: ‘The Aftermath of the UK Referendum’

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Wednesday 29th June 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower,
21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Giles Merritt, Author of Slippery Slope- Europe’s Troubled Future &
Founder and Secretary General at Friends of Europe
For a full transcript of this event click here
By …

Posted in Europe, European Union, Event Summaries, United Kingdom
June 24, 2016

It is best not just for Britain but for the EU that we part ways

Originally published in The Spectator
A few thoughts on today’s events.
First – it wasn’t working. With each year it was becoming more and more obvious that Britain and the EU wanted different things. Many (though not all) continental countries seem happy …

Posted in European Union, Opinion Editorial
June 15, 2016

British exit could mean end of EU

Does the West still exist? And do we need it?
Those are questions many British citizens are asking as their country prepares for a June 23 referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union.
Or to put it another way, …

Posted in European Union, News Coverage
June 6, 2016

Exit Britain?

Originally published in The National Review
For at least a quarter of a century, there was no greater bore in British politics than the Eurobore, who warned against Britain’s loss of sovereignty to Brussels. From the moment the House of Commons …

Posted in European Union, Opinion Editorial, United Kingdom
June 3, 2016

European Union Declares War on Internet Free Speech

The European Union (EU), in partnership with Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft, has unveiled a “code of conduct” to combat the spread of “illegal hate speech” online in Europe.
Proponents of the initiative argue that in the aftermath of the recent …

Posted in European Union, News Coverage
June 2, 2016

After a Brexit, Could Poland and Austria Be Next?

LONDON—
When Poland’s right-wing Prime Minister Beata Szydlo swept to an election victory late last year, one of the first things her government did was remove the blue European Union flag from the backdrop of her news conferences, and leave only …

Posted in European Union, News Coverage, Poland
May 31, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Britain’s Europe – A Thousand Years of Conflict and Cooperation’

by Jonathan Rubra
On the 31st of May, Professor Brendan Simms of the University of Cambridge gave a talk titled ‘Britain’s Europe – A Thousand Years of Conflict and Cooperation’. The talk was chaired by Dr Andrew Foxall and hosted by Lord …

Posted in European Union, Event Summaries, Spotlight, United Kingdom

Event: ‘Britain’s Europe – A Thousand Years of Conflict and Cooperation’

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Tuesday 31st May 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 1, House of Lords, London, SW1A 0PW
SPEAKER: Professor Brendan Simms, President, The Henry Jackson Society & Professor of History of European International Relations, University of Cambridge
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org
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Today, our continent faces …

Posted in Europe, European Union, Event, United Kingdom
May 25, 2016

EU must not kowtow to Turkish ‘blackmail’

LONDON – 25/05/2016
The Executive Director of The Henry Jackson Society, Dr Alan Mendoza, has warned that the EU must not be seen to buckle under Turkish demands over a deal to tackle the ongoing Mediterranean migrant crisis.
Turkey has said it …

Posted in European Union, Press Release, Turkey

Event Summary: ‘Towards an Imperfect Union: A Conservative Case for the EU?’

by Hugh Coates
On the 25th May, Dalibor Rohac, author of ‘Towards an Imperfect Union: A Conservative Case for the EU’, and Conservative MP for Shipley, Philip Davis, took part in a timely debate on Britain’s position in Europe and what, if …

Posted in European Union, Event Summaries, Spotlight

Event Transcript: ‘Towards an Imperfect Union: A Conservative Case for the EU?’

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Posted in European Union, Event Transcript
May 20, 2016

Event Summary: ‘European Governments and the BDS Wars: Public Opposition, Private Support?’

By Hugh Coates
On the 19th May, Professor Gerald Steinberg, Founder and President of NGO Monitor, delivered a talk on the current Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment (BDS) campaign against Israel. The event panel also included Douglas Murray, Associate Director of the …

Posted in European Union, Event Summaries, Israel/Palestine, Spotlight
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