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Category Archives: European Union

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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
May 13, 2015

Audio: ‘Europe’s Migration Crisis: What Is the Solution?’

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Posted in European Union, Event Audio, Middle East, Migration, United Kingdom
April 9, 2015

The Iran Nuclear Framework Proposals

At this crucial juncture in Western diplomacy with Iran’s Islamic regime, a timely new HJS briefing shows that it is misleading to speak of a single framework that came out of the P5+1 nuclear negotiations concluded on 2 April. Since …

Posted in Briefing, Defence, European Union, Iran, Islamism, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Spotlight
March 19, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘The State of Democracy After 25 Years: Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe’

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Posted in Democracy & Development, Europe, European Union, Event Transcript, Far-Right, Human Rights, Media, Poland, Russia
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

Putin’s Peninsula: Crimea’s Annexation and Deterioration

The organised crime, corruption, and discrimination that is the oxygen of Vladimir Putin’s ‘spoils for the few’ mode of governance have been boosted by Russia’s annexation of Crimea, finds this report by the Russia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society.
Released …

Posted in European Union, Publication, RSC Report, Russia, Spotlight

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

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

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

Link to the full transcript
This is a summary of an event with Prof Vernon Bogdanor, Baroness Smith of Newnham and Dr John Bew, chaired by Lord Lexden OBE, on 16 March 2015. The views expressed are those of the speakers and not of The …

Posted in European Union, Event Summaries, 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 23, 2015

Some Russian-European ties are growing closer

Originally posted by CNBC
Russia’s relationship with the European Union establishment is at its lowest ebb for decades. However, its ties with some sections of European politics are getting stronger.
In March last year, when tensions surrounding Ukraine were at their highest, …

Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Europe, European Union, News Coverage, RSC News Coverage, Russia
February 3, 2015

Audio: ‘The Battle of Waterloo: 200 Years After’

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Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, European Union, Event Audio, France, Germany, United Kingdom
January 27, 2015

The State of Democracy After 25 Years: Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe

Politicians across Central and Eastern Europe risk trampling on the hard-won democratic gains made in the 25 years after the collapse of communism, a new report by the Russia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society has found. Warning that throughout …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Europe, European Union, Publication, RSC Report, Spotlight

Event Summary: ‘The State of Democracy after 25 Years: Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe’

This is an executive summary of an event with Seán Hanley, John Peet, and Dan Turturica on the 27 January 2015. It reflects the views expressed by the speakers only, and not those of The Henry Jackson Society or its staff.
 
On …

Posted in Democracy & Development, European Union, Event Summaries, RSC Event Summaries, Russia
January 20, 2015

‘Hall of Mirrors: Lessons from the Great Depression for the Great Recession’

This is an event summary of a speech given by Barry Eichengreen, Professor of Economics and Political Science at the University of California-Berkeley, on 20 January 2015. It reflects the views expressed by the speaker, not those of The Henry …

Posted in Economy, European Union, Event Summaries, France, Germany, Greece
January 7, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Prospects for Russia after Putin: Five Years from the Death of Sergei Magnitsky’

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Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Environment, Europe, European Union, Event Transcript, Human Rights, Russia, Trans-Atlantic Relations, Ukraine, United Kingdom
December 11, 2014

Audio: HJS & Ukraine Today roundtable discussion

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Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Energy Security, European Union, Event Audio, Russia, Terrorism & Security, Ukraine
November 17, 2014

Dr. Foxall analyses EU’s decision not to impose further Russian sanctions on France 24

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Defence, European Union, RSC News Coverage, Russia
November 14, 2014

Dr. Andrew Foxall on VoA discussing Russia’s intentions for the G-20 summit

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Defence, Economy, Energy Security, European Union, RSC News Coverage, Russia
November 13, 2014

Dr. Andrew Foxall examines Putin’s hostility towards Ukraine on CNBC

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Defence, Democracy & Development, Energy Security, European Union, RSC News Coverage, Russia, Ukraine
October 16, 2014

Dr Andrew Foxall details Russia-Serbia Relations on France 24

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Defence, Democracy & Development, European Union, RSC News Coverage, Russia
October 15, 2014

Israel fumes at ‘post-sanctions’ Iran conference in London

Originally published in the Times of Israel
‘An international conference to promote business ties between Europe and Iran is set to begin Wednesday in London, arousing the ire of local pro-Israel groups and senior government officials in Jerusalem
The “1st Europe-Iran forum” …

Posted in European Union, Iran, News Coverage
July 1, 2014

Russia’s Role in the Balkans

On the first anniversary of Croatia’s joining the European Union (EU) on 1 July 2013, the Russia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society has issued a new report – Russia’s Role in the Balkans – Cause for Concern? – …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Energy Security, European Union, Publication, RSC Report, Russia, Russia Studies Centre, Spotlight
May 14, 2014

Event Transcript: ‘The Rise of the ‘Outsider’ Parties: Assessing the European Elections’

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Posted in Europe, European Union, Event Transcript
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