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September 12, 2017

Towards “Global Britain”: Challenging the New Narratives of National Decline

The reality of British geopolitical capability means Britain is poised to thrive post-Brexit
Is Britain in decline? Following the EU referendum, you could be forgiven for thinking so. Commentators seem gripped by the idea that the country is heading towards national …

Posted in Global, Publication, Spotlight, Uncategorized
August 24, 2017

Tom Wilson talks to CNN about the Spain attacks

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, CRT News Coverage, News Coverage, Uncategorized
July 17, 2017

Event Summary: Anti-Semitism: The Generic Hatred

On Thursday July 13th, the Henry Jackson Society in conjunction with the Simon Wiesenthal Center hosted a panel of speakers including Dr. Shimon Samuels, the Director for International Relations for the Simon Wiesenthal Center, Dr. Esther Webman, a senior research …

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July 11, 2017

Close Encounters: Russian Military Activities in the Vicinity of UK Air and Sea Space, 2005 – 2016

The Henry Jackson Society’s Russia Studies Centre’s latest report, reveals the true scale of the Russian military’s activities around UK territory for the first time.
The report lists and categorises every open-source incident reported by the press or acknowledged by the …

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February 1, 2017

Statement on Sunday Times Article 29th January 2017

We note The Sunday Times article of 29th January 2017 which referred to an article which was published by The Daily Telegraph and which was concerned with Chinese investment overseas.
The Henry Jackson Society had approached Sir Malcolm Rifkind who generously …

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January 5, 2017

Event Transcript: ’25 Years On: Russia Since the Fall of the Soviet Union’

Had I been speaking six months it would be all about Russia. How Russia failed to move closer to the west for various historical reasons. Speaking today, after Brexit, after Donald Trump’s victory, it’s becoming increasingly clear to me that… …

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December 14, 2016

Aleppo 2017: It’s only going to get worse

Originally published in The New Arab
The moral cost of allowing Assad’s forces and allies to behave as they choose is being an accomplice to the mass-murder in Aleppo and empowering extremism, writes Kyle Orton.
In May 2016, the Roman Theatre in Palmyra …

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November 11, 2016

Where’s the proof that Donald Trump is homophobic?

Did anybody see Question Time last night? The panel largely seemed to be competing to out-outrage each other about Donald Trump. And in their great Trump-off most of the guests continued to do that sawn-off shotgun ‘phobes’ thing. Trump as …

Posted in Opinion Editorial, Uncategorized, United States
November 1, 2016

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September 22, 2016

Event: ‘The Price of Prosperity: Why Rich Nations Fail and How to Renew Them’

TIME: 18:00-19:00, Thursday 22nd September 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: 
Todd Buchholz, former White House Director of Economic Policy, Managing Director, Tiger Hedge Fund
Click here for a summary of this event
Prosperity is a good thing. We have …

Posted in Event, Uncategorized, Upcoming Event, Upcoming Events
June 23, 2016

Event Transcript: ‘Palmyra After ISIS’

EVENT: ‘Palmyra After ISIS’
TIME: 13:00 – 14:00, Thursday 9th June 2016
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, SW1P 4QP
SPEAKER: Lady Susette Palmer, Lecturer on Ancient Civilization
HOST: Lord Palmer
CHAIR: Alan Mendoza, Chief Executive, the Henry Jackson Society
For a summary of this event …

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March 22, 2016

Dozens killed, hundreds wounded in Brussels airport and Metro bombings

Originally published in The Telegraph.
Recap of the day’s events

34 people were killed and upwards of 200 wounded in three separate explosions in Brussels. The first two came in the check-in area of Zaventem airport, and the third at a central metro …

Posted in Belgium, ISIS, Islamism, News Coverage, Uncategorized
March 1, 2016

Winter 2016 Quarterly Review

You can read the Winter 2016 edition of our Quarterly Review here.

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January 25, 2016

Iran is world’s biggest emerging market since collapse of Soviet Union, says Lord Lamont

Originally published in The Independent.
Iran is the world’s biggest emerging market since the collapse of the Soviet Union 25 years ago, according to the politician given the job of opening up trade relations – but Britain is languishing behind rivals …

Posted in Economy, Iran, Middle East, News Coverage, Uncategorized
January 22, 2016

Import Substitution for Rogozin

By Vladimir Voronov
Translated by Arch Tait

For the Russian armed forces and defence industry, ruptured ties with Ukraine and Western sanctions are proving disastrous.
Calls for a full transition to using only Russian materials and components in the manufacture of military hardware …

Posted in RFE/RL Translations, Russia, Russia Studies Centre, Ukraine, Uncategorized
December 23, 2015

Taliban cannot be allowed victory in Afghanistan: Dr Alan Mendoza

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, Iran, Uncategorized, War in Afghanistan
November 18, 2015

Why we must hit Islamic State hard: Davis Lewin on Al Jazeera

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October 12, 2015

Daniel Thurim

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September 30, 2015

From Emergency Relief to Long Term Recovery and Sustainable Development – A Conversation About the Challenges in Humanitarian Assistance

SPEAKER: Yotam Polizer, IsraAID
TIME: 12:30 – 13:30, Thursday 1st October 2015
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant7@henryjacksonsociety.org    
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Earthquakes, Typhoon, Tsunamis and Ebola are all examples of disasters which need emergency relief as well as long …

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Terror plot linked to ISIS ‘is identified every fortnight’: At least 32 attacks in ten Western countries have been thwarted since July last year, report finds

Originally published by The Daily Mail
A terror plot linked to Islamic State is identified in the West every fortnight, a major report has revealed.
At least 32 attacks inspired by the Islamist group were either carried out or thwarted since July last year, …

Posted in Defence, Extremism, ISIS, Islamism, Media Centre, News Coverage, Religious Fundamentalism, Terrorism & Security, Uncategorized
August 18, 2015

Event Transcript: ‘Britain’s 9/11 Wars; Reflection on Iraq, Afghanistan and Britain’s role in the Middle East’

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Posted in 9/11, Event Transcript, Islamism, Uncategorized
July 23, 2015

Rosamund Urwin: Education is the best way to stop forced marriages

Originally published in the London Evening Standard

Aneeta Prem tells stories that make you shudder. The founder of the charity Freedom, she campaigns to end a trio of horrors: forced marriage, dishonour-based violence and female genital mutilation.
Last summer, Freedom, of which …

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July 20, 2015

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

‘The Iran Nuclear Deal: Geopolitical and Security Implications’

SPEAKER: 
Dr Liam Fox
MP for North Somerset & former Secretary of State for Defence
TIME: 4.30 – 5.30pm, Monday 20th July 2015
VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP
 To attend please RSVP to: researchassistant2@henryjacksonsociety.org     
#HJSEvents
The announcement this week of an agreement …

Posted in Event, Iran, Middle East, Uncategorized
July 17, 2015

Local Authorities and Services Fail to Adequately Support Victims of ‘Honour’ Abuse and Forced Marriage

LOCAL AUTHORITIES AND SERVICES FAIL TO ADEQUATELY SUPPORT VICTIMS OF ‘HONOUR’ ABUSE AND FORCED MARRIAGE 
As featured on the front page of today’s Independent, The Henry Jackson Society’s new report, Britain’s Forgotten Women: Speaking to Survivors of ‘Honour’-Based Abuse, reveals how survivors …

Posted in CRT, CRT Press Release, Media Centre, Press Release, Uncategorized
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