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Category Archives: Nuclear Weapons

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October 13, 2016

Britain is ‘ill-equipped’ to defend itself from a Russian nuclear attack should Putin declare war, says expert

Originally published by Mail Online
Britain is ‘ill-equipped’ to defend itself from a Russian nuclear attack should Vladimir Putin declare war, an expert has warned.

Dr Andrew Foxall, director of Russian studies at the Henry Jackson Society, said Britain’s defence system, military strategy …

Posted in Defence, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, RSC News Coverage, Russia, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
September 19, 2016

Event: ‘The India-China-US Triangle’

TIME: 12:30-13:30, Monday 19th September 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Professor Madhav Das Nalapat, Vice-Chair, Manipal Advanced Research Group and UNESCO Peace Chair, Department of Geopolitics and International Relations, Manipal University, India
To see a …

Posted in China, Defence, Event, India, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism & Security, United States, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
September 16, 2016

MPs and analysts issue fresh nuclear warnings over Hinkley Point project

Originally published in Business Matters 
Hinkley Point C will be built by France’s EDF with £6bn of Chinese investment. It is effectively subsidised by the UK taxpayer under the terms of the guaranteed “strike price” that will be paid by consumers for …

Posted in China, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism & Security
September 14, 2016

Top Military Expert warns that Britain is ‘totally ill-equipped’ to deal with Russian nuclear threat and could be ‘wiped out’

A top military expert has warned that the UK is ill equipped and not prepared for a nuclear war if Russia decides to engage them, hence the region will be wiped out if Putin decides at any point in time …

Posted in Defence, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, RSC News Coverage, Russia, United Kingdom
September 13, 2016

REVEALED: UK ‘totally ill-equipped’ to deal with Russia nuke threat

Relations with Russian president Vladimir Putin are on a knife edge as NATO forces prepare for a potentially catastrophic conflict in the Baltic.
And Putin is preparing the Motherland for nuclear devastation, building scores of new bunkers, bombs and space weapons …

Posted in Defence, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, RSC News Coverage, Russia

Britain is ‘ill-equipped’ to defend itself from a Russian nuclear attack should Putin declare war, says expert

Britain is ‘ill-equipped’ to defend itself from a Russian nuclear attack should Vladimir Putin declare war, an expert has warned.
According to latest figures, Vladimir Putin could call upon 7,300 nuclear weapons, while Theresa May has just 215 in the UK’s …

Posted in Defence, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, RSC News Coverage, Russia
August 29, 2016

Kim’s missile supermarket: North Korea will sell nukes to anyone – even ISIS

Multiple missile tests have been ordered by Kim Jong-un in recent months in a bid to boost the range of his rockets.
The defiant North Korean also detonated a hydrogen bomb in January and restarted the Yongbyon nuclear reactor.

Kyle Orton, a …

Posted in Defence, Iraq, ISIS, News Coverage, North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, Syria, Terrorism & Security
August 1, 2016

Alan Mendoza on Sky News debating Trident

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Defence, Nuclear Weapons
December 16, 2015

Audio: The Middle East: Understanding the Turmoil

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Posted in Arab Spring, Defence, Democracy & Development, Event Audio, Extremism, Hamas, Islamism, Middle East, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
December 15, 2015

Event Summary: Defusing Global Nuclear Threats: The Iran Deal and its Aftermath

On the 14th December, The Henry Jackson Society hosted “Defusing Global Nuclear Threats: The Iran Deal and its Aftermath” featuring Thomas Countryman, Assistant Secretary for International Security and Non-proliferation at the US Department of State.
Mr. Countryman began the event by …

Posted in Defence, Event Summaries, Iran, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Religious Fundamentalism, Technology, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom, United States
December 14, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Defusing Global Nuclear Threats: The Iran Deal and its Aftermath’

Chair: Gisela Stuart MP
Speaker: Thomas M. Countryman, Assistant Secretary for International Security and Non-proliferation, US Department of State
Monday 14th December 2015
Committee Room 11, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Gisela Stuart MP:
Ladies and gentleman can we start? I hope you will …

Posted in Event Transcript, Iran, Nuclear Weapons

Defusing Global Nuclear Threats: The Iran Deal and its Aftermath

SPEAKER: 
Thomas M. Countryman, Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation, US Department of State
TIME: 12:00 – 13:00, Monday 14th December 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 11, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org    
#HJSEvents
The threat from weapons of mass destruction remains …

Posted in Defence, Event, Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom, United States
November 24, 2015

HJS This Week on SDSR and Islamic State

HJS This Week On SDSR and Islamic State
LONDON – 23 November 2015
This mornings papers have much detail on what the Prime Minister will lay out in the forthcoming Strategic Defence and Security Review, as well as how Britain will …

Posted in CRT Press Release, Defence, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Press Release, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security
November 9, 2015

HJS This Week on Nuclear Deterrent, Netanyahu, Russia and Human Rights in China

London – 9th November 2015
The nuclear deterrent is on many of today’s front pages and provides a good talking point about British interests, but our focus this week is also on Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu meeting President Obama in Washington for …

Posted in Defence, Human Rights, Israel, Israel/Palestine, Nuclear Weapons, Press Release, Terrorism & Security, United Kingdom
October 16, 2015

The nuclear accord has not made an ally of Iran. Quite the opposite

Originally published in The Independent
The international agreement on the Iranian nuclear programme announced in the summer is currently making its way through Iran’s various legislatures. Having passed a vote in the parliament the agreement is now being scrutinized by the …

Posted in Defence, Iran, Media Centre, Middle East, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial, Terrorism & Security
August 24, 2015

24 August: HJS Davis Lewin debates Rachel Shabi on the Iran nuclear deal on Sky News

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran, Nuclear Weapons

24 August: David Lewin debates the Iran nuclear deal on BBC2 Radio

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran, Nuclear Weapons
July 21, 2015

Audio: ‘The Iran Nuclear Deal: Geopolitical and security implications’

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Posted in Event Audio, Iran, Nuclear Weapons
July 20, 2015

Event Summary: ‘The Iran Nuclear Deal: Geopolitical and Security Implications’

This is a summary of an event with Dr Liam Fox, chaired by Henry Jackson Society Research Fellow Tom Wilson, on 20th July 2015. It reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of the Henry Jackson Society …

Posted in Event Summaries, Iran, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons, Terrorism & Security

Event transcript: ‘The Iran Nuclear Deal: Geopolitical and Security Implications’

Dr Liam Fox
MP for North Somerset & former Secretary of State for Defence
Chaired by
Tom Wilson
Director of the Centre for New Middle Eastern Studies, The Henry Jackson Society
4.30 – 5.30pm, Monday 20th July 2015
The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank …

Posted in Defence, Event Transcript, Iran, Middle East, Nuclear Weapons

There was a credible alternative to the Iran deal. Obama just chose to ignore it

Originally published in The Spectator
President Obama has accused critics of the recently announced deal with Iran of having no credible alternative. According to Obama, it was this deal or no deal. And then, alleges the president, the options are either …

Posted in Iran, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial, Uncategorized
July 15, 2015

15 July: Tom Wilson discusses Iran deal on BBC Persia

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran, Nuclear Weapons

In the long term, building a bomb will be easier for Iran

Originally published in the Jewish Chronicle Online
This deal could be one of the most calamitous things to have happened in the Middle East for generations. While it slows Iran’s progress to the bomb temporarily, it establishes a deeply flawed system …

Posted in Iran, Media Centre, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial
July 14, 2015

Analysts Have Mixed Reaction to Iran Nuclear Deal

Originally published in Voice of America
Iran and major world powers have reached a long-sought deal to scale back Tehran’s nuclear program in exchange for relaxing the sanctions that have devastated its economy. Reactions to the deal vary wildly. Some say …

Posted in Iran, Media Centre, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons

The Iranian regime is anti-Western and anti-Semitic. Can we really trust its nuclear deal?

Originally published in The Spectator
It is often said that British ambition and influence in the world are on the wane. But there can be few greater demonstrations of this than our country’s lack of attention to one of the biggest …

Posted in Iran, News Coverage, Nuclear Weapons, Opinion Editorial
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