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Category Archives: European Union

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May 7, 2016

How Recep Erdogan became the most powerful man in Europe

Originally published in The Spectator.
Is Turkey part of Europe? For most of our civilisation’s history, to have even asked such a question would have been to invite derision. The Ottomans were kept out of Europe not by some early-onset prejudice, but …

Posted in European Union, Germany, Opinion Editorial, Turkey
April 23, 2016

The US Perspective on Brexit: Dr Alan Mendoza on Al Jazeera

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, European Union, United Kingdom, United States
April 22, 2016

Should Obama Comment on Brexit? Douglas Murray on BBC News

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, European Union, United Kingdom, United States

Obama Weighs in on the EU Referendum: Douglas Murray on BBC World Service

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, European Union, United Kingdom, United States
April 21, 2016

Obama’s Comments on The EU: Douglas Murray on Sky News

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Democracy & Development, European Union, Media, United Kingdom, United States
April 7, 2016

Event Transcript: ‘Belarusian Amerikanka or Elections Under Dictatorship’

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Posted in Democracy & Development, European Union, Event Transcript
March 9, 2016

Event Summary: ‘Brexit: Unification or Disintegration’

by Jonathan Rubra
On the 9th of March, Dr Jochen Bittner, Political Editor of Die Zeit and Douglas Murray, Associate Director of The Henry Jackson Society, delivered a debate on ‘Brexit: Unification or Disintegration’. The event was chaired by Dr Alan …

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

Event Transcript: ‘Brexit: Unification or Disintegration?’

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Posted in European Union, Event Transcript, United Kingdom

Event: ‘Brexit: Unification or Disintegration?’

Brexit: Unification or Disintegration?

TIME: 13:00-14:00, Wednesday 9th March 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 10, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER:  Dr Jochen Bittner, Political Editor, Die Zeit
RESPONDENT: Douglas Murray, Associate Director, The Henry Jackson Society
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org
#HJSevents
With the announcement of …

Posted in Europe, European Union, Event, United Kingdom
March 1, 2016

EU’s Immigration Impact: Douglas Murray on Sky News

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, European Union
February 23, 2016

Event: ‘Ukraine and the EU: The Challenges and Opportunities of a Closer Political Relationship’

Ukraine and the EU: The Challenges and Opportunities of a Closer Political Relationship

TIME: 14:00 – 15:00, Tuesday 23rd February 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 21, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
SPEAKERS: Serhiy Leshchenko, Viktoria Ptashnyk, Alex Ryabchyn, Ostap Semerak, Alyona Shkrum – Ukrainian Parliamentary Delegation
To …

Posted in European Union, Event, Ukraine
January 19, 2016

Event: What the Ukraine Crisis Reveals About the West

TIME: 18:00 – 19:00, Tuesday 19th January 2016
VENUE: Floor 26, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Dr. Volodymyr Dubovyk,
Associate Professor, Odesa Mechnikov National University, Ukraine
 
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org

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The crisis in Ukraine, beginning in late 2013, brought the world to the …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Europe, European Union, Event, Russia, Russia Studies Centre, Spotlight, Ukraine, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
November 20, 2015

France’s civil war — and the struggle facing Europe

Originally published in The Spectator
In the wake of the massacre in Paris, President François Hollande said that France was ‘at war’ — and that it must be fought both inside his country and outside in the Middle East. As the …

Posted in European Union, Extremism, France, ISIS, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
November 19, 2015

France’s perpetual battle against terrorism

Originally published in Foreign Affairs
Last Friday night’s simultaneous terror attacks on Paris served as a stark reminder of the threat the self-proclaimed Islamic State (also known as ISIS) poses to the West. At present, 132 are confirmed to be dead, …

Posted in CRT Editorial, Defence, European Union, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
November 17, 2015

Why Europe needs to control its borders: Douglas Murray on BBC Scotland

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Defence, European Union, ISIS, Islamism, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security

Paris attacks put dagger through the heart of liberal Europe

Originally published in The Telegraph

The Paris attacks that killed at least 128 people on Saturday night will put renewed pressure on Europe Schengen agreement and threaten the “very essence” of the European way of life, as far-right parties seek to …

Posted in European Union, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
November 16, 2015

Paris terror attacks: Europe must confront failed immigration

Originally published in The Telegraph
The body-count in Paris currently stands at 128, with another 100 severely wounded. But it is a mark of twenty-first century Europe that none of this is surprising.

The suicide bombers at a football stadium, the hostage-taking …

Posted in European Union, ISIS, Islamism, Opinion Editorial, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security

A UK Magnitsky Law? Lessons from North America and Europe

SPEAKERS:
Congressman Jim McGovern, Member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Massachusetts’s 2nd congressional district; Irwin Cotler, Former Member of Parliament for Mount Royal and the Liberal Party of Canada’s Critic for Rights and Freedoms and International Justice; Eerik-Niiles Kross, …

Posted in Europe, European Union, Event, United States, Upcoming Events

Event Transcript: ‘A UK Magnitsky Law? Lessons from North America and Europe’

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Posted in Europe, European Union, Event Transcript, Human Rights, Russia, Russia Studies Centre
November 5, 2015

‘European Values’ Wont Last Long Without National Borders

Originally published in Spectator Blogs
Fascinating events in Hungary where Prime Minister Viktor Orban continues to come under fire from other EU member states for trying to maintain what we used to call ‘borders’.
This has now led Orban into direct confrontation …

Posted in Europe, European Union, Opinion Editorial, United Kingdom
October 21, 2015

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
September 7, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘After Crimea: Time for a new British Geo-strategy for Eastern Europe?’

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Posted in Democracy & Development, Europe, European Union, Event Transcript, United Kingdom
September 4, 2015

As the migrant crisis intensifies, is this the beginning of the end of Europe’s Schengen Area?

Alan Mendoza, executive director of the Henry Jackson Society, says Yes
As with many of the European Union’s practices, institutions and ambitions, the Schengen Agreement is fraying in the face of circumstances vastly different to those it was drawn up to …

Posted in Europe, European Union, Opinion Editorial
June 11, 2015

Ukip under fire after blocking scrutiny of party donations

Originally published in The Telegraph
The UK Independence Party faces criticism after attempting to block scrutiny of party donations, as part of a drive to halt Russian influence in Europe.
Nigel Farage and his MEPs voted today against measures calling for greater transparency …

Posted in European Union, News Coverage, RSC News Coverage, United Kingdom
May 17, 2015

UK troops to smash migrants trade: Navy to stop flood of refugees from Libya

Originally published in The Express
Britain is poised to send 200 Royal Marines to the Mediterranean to lead a blockade aimed at “smashing” Libya’s people-trafficking gangs.
The move, which would see the UK spearhead a multinational operation off the coast of North …

Posted in European Union, Libya, Migration, News Coverage, United Kingdom
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