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June 21, 2016

Event Transcript: ‘United Nations Secretary-General Selection: The Role of the Secretary-General in Russia vs the West’

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Posted in Defence, Event Transcript, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations
May 24, 2016

Event Summary: ‘United Nations Secretary-General Selection: The Role of the Secretary-General in Russia vs the West’

by Ruta Valaityte
On the 24th of May by the kind invitation of Lord Hanney the Henry Jackson Society hosted an event dedicated to the topic of the upcoming United Nations Secretary-General elections. The guests had a chance to listen to a discussion …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Event Summaries, Spotlight, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United States
May 23, 2016

Event: ‘NATO – Warfare Tactics to Project Stability in the East and South’

TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Monday 23rd May 2016
VENUE: Committee Room 16, House of Commons, Houses of Parliament SW1A 0AA
SPEAKER: Ambassador Alexander Vershbow, Deputy Secretary General of NATO
 
To attend please RSVP to: rsvp@henryjacksonsociety.org
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Events over the past two years, not least Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its military …

Posted in Event, Russia, Trans-Atlantic Relations
March 11, 2016

Explaining TTIP: Dr Alan Mendoza on BBC Daily Politics

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Trans-Atlantic Relations
August 18, 2015

‘Britain’s 9/11 Wars: Reflections on Iraq, Afghanistan and Britain’s Role in the Middle East’

   
SPEAKERS:
Maj-Gen (ret.) Christopher Elliott CB MBE, Author of “High Command – British Military Leadership in Iraq and Afghanistan”
&
Dr Mike Martin, Author of “An Intimate War: An Oral History of the Helmand Conflict”
TIME: 1 – 2pm, Tuesday 18th August 2015

VENUE: …

Posted in 9/11, Event, Iraq, Middle East, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United Kingdom, War in Afghanistan, War in Iraq
June 11, 2015

HJS welcomes Anderson report’s confirmation of key requirements

The Henry Jackson Society welcomes the publication of A Question of Trust, the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation’s study of surveillance legislation.
The report acknowledges the clear danger posed by criminals exploiting communications networks in order to facilitate terrorism, exploit children, …

Posted in Press Release, Technology, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations
June 10, 2015

‘The Obama Era: Reflections on US Foreign & National Security Policy’

SPEAKERS: 
Prof. Robert S. Singh
Professor of Politics, Birkbeck, University of London
Prof. Emeritus Chris Brown
Emeritus Professor of International Relations at LSE
Robin Simcox
Research Fellow, The Henry Jackson Society
TIME: 6 – 7pm, Wednesday 10th June 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 8, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
To attend …

Posted in Event, Middle East, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United States

Don’t listen to Edward Snowden’s supporters – his leaks have been a gift to terrorists

Originally published in The Independent

So this is the house that Edward Snowden built. The introduction of the Freedom Act last week has now reined in the NSA’s powers, particularly regarding the collection of telephony metadata. As part of this, phone records …

Posted in Defence, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, Technology, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United Kingdom, United States
May 29, 2015

Extradition to the United States: A Long Road to Justice

Although extradition arrangements between the United Kingdom and the United States are found to be fair and working, the time between the first request for extradition and the last appeal can and should be a much shorter process, finds a …

Posted in CRT Policy Paper, Defence, Extremism, Human Rights, Policy Paper, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United Kingdom, United States
April 30, 2015

How Lampedusa copes when the migrant ships come in

Originally published in The Spectator
The young hang about in packs or speed around town, two to a scooter. Old women group together on benches around the town square in front of the church. The men continually greet each other as …

Posted in Libya, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, Trans-Atlantic Relations
March 20, 2015

Internet gaffe by US government as UK extremist’s sharia law photo used in free speech ad

Originally published in the Daily Mail
The US government has made a bizarre internet gaffe by posting a British Muslim extremist’s photograph of veiled women calling for sharia law, citing it as an inspirational example of free speech in the West.
The …

Posted in Extremism, Human Rights, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United Kingdom, United States
January 19, 2015

Audio: ‘A Lecture by Governor Bobby Jindal’

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Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Audio, Extremism, ISIS, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United States

‘A Lecture by Governor Bobby Jindal’

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 SPEAKER: Governor Bobby Jindal
Governor of Louisiana
TIME: 11.30am – 12.30pm, Monday 19th January 2015
VENUE: Committee Room 9, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant4@henryjacksonsociety.org   …

Posted in Defence, Economy, Event, Extremism, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United States

‘A Lecture by Governor Bobby Jindal’

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Bobby Jindal
Governor of Louisiana
Chaired by Damian Collins MP
Monday 19th January 2015
House of Commons, London
 
TRANSCRIPT
 
Damian Collins MP ­­­­
Good morning, everybody. My name is Damian Collins, MP for Folkestone and Hythe, and welcome to this special Henry Jackson Society …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Transcript, Extremism, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United States
January 7, 2015

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

Speakers:
Bill Browder
CEO of Hermitage Capital Management and leader of the global campaign for justice for Sergei Magnitsky
 
Mikhail Kasyanov
Prime Minister of Russia, 2000-2004
Leading Russian opposition figure
Evgenia Chirikova
Leader of the Khimki protest movement
 
Kristiina Ojuland
Member of the European Parliament, 2009-2014
Campaigner for a European …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Economy, Environment, Europe, European Union, Event Transcript, Human Rights, Russia, Trans-Atlantic Relations, Ukraine, United Kingdom
December 23, 2014

Event Transcript: ‘The New Congressional Reality: United States after the Midterm Elections’

By Louie Gohmert
United States Representative
Vice Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations
Chaired by Mark Pritchard MP
Tuesday 25th November 2014
House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
 
TRANSCRIPT
Mark Pritchard MP
Okay, if you’ll forgive me, I will stand because …

Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Transcript, ISIS, Middle East, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United States
November 25, 2014

Event Summary: ‘The New Congressional Reality: United States after the Midterm Elections’

This is an event summary of a speech given by Louie Gohmert, United States Representative and Vice Chair of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations, on 25 November 2014. It reflects the views expressed by the …

Posted in Defence, Democracy & Development, Economy, Event Summaries, Extremism, ISIS, Middle East, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United States
October 22, 2014

Edward Snowden Should Be Charged With Murder, Says Congressman Mike Rogers

Originally published in The Huffington Post
‘Edward Snowden, the NSA whistleblower who revealed the extent of American and British surveillance programmes, should be charged with murder, according to a senior United States congressman.
Republican Mike Rogers, the chairman of the House of …

Posted in CRT News Coverage, Defence, Democracy & Development, News Coverage, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations
September 3, 2014

‘The Future, Declassified: Megatrends That Will Undo The World Unless We Take Action’

SPEAKER: Mathew J. Burrows
Director of the Strategic Foresight Initiative at the Atlantic Council
TIME: 6 – 7pm, Wednesday 3rd September 2014
VENUE: Committee Room 11, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
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With the fall of the Berlin …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Event, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations

A Fateful Summit: The Future of NATO’s Relationship with Russia

Coinciding with the NATO Summit Wales 2014, the Russia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society released the policy paper A Fateful Summit: The Future of NATO’s Relationship with Russia.  The paper outlines the post-Cold War relationship between NATO and Russia …

Posted in Defence, Policy Paper, RSC Policy Paper, Russia Studies Centre, Spotlight, Trans-Atlantic Relations
January 23, 2014

Event Summary: ‘Without a Captain at the Helm: Statecraft in a Multipolar World’

This is a summary of an event with Dr. Charles Kupchan, Professor of International Affairs at Georgetown University and Whitney H. Shepardson Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, on 23 January 2014; it reflects the views expressed by the …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Event Summaries, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United States

Event Transcript: ‘Without a Captain at the Helm: Statecraft in a Multipolar World’

 
SPEAKER: Dr. Charles A. Kupchan, Professor of International Affairs at Georgetown University
Whitney H. Shepardson Senior Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations
TIME: 1 – 2pm, Thursday 23rd January 2014
VENUE: Committee Room 15, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
To attend please RSVP …

Posted in Democracy & Development, Event Transcript, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United States
October 31, 2013

Event summary: ‘Smart Power: The Missing Middle of National Security’

This is an executive summary of an event with Christian Whiton, former US diplomat, senior advisor to the State Department, on 31 October 2013; it reflects the views expressed by the speaker, not those of The Henry Jackson Society or its staff.
To …

Posted in Defence, Event Summaries, Opinion Editorial, Spotlight, Trans-Atlantic Relations
June 24, 2013

The European Angle to the U.S. Terror Threat

Henry Jackson Society report – The European Angle to the U.S. Terror Threat  – shows the nature of the terrorist threat facing the United States from within Europe, offering original research and statistical analysis taken from recent HJS report Al-Qaeda in …

Posted in Europe, Islamism, Religious Fundamentalism, Report, Spotlight, Terrorism & Security, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United States
May 21, 2012

Britain must ensure NATO remains the pre-eminent global military alliance

The NATO summit set to open in Chicago today will mark a crucial moment for Britain and the future of the transatlantic alliance. In practical terms, the summit is about Afghanistan and the need to ensure a successful transition, as well …

Posted in Defence, Europe, Spotlight, The Scoop, Trans-Atlantic Relations, United Kingdom
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