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26 Jun 2013

In Scotland’s Defence? An Assessment of SNP Defence Strategy

EDINBURGH LAUNCH TIME (INCLUDES PANEL DEBATE): 12-1.30pm, Tuesday 2nd July 2013 VENUE: Hepburn Suite, The Royal Scots Club, 29-31 Abercromby Place, Edinburgh EH3 6QE LONDON LAUNCH TIME: 1-2pm, Thursday 4th July 2013 VENUE: Committee Room 8, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA To attend please specify ‘London’ or ‘Edinburgh’ and RSVP to: researchassistant3@henryjacksonsociety.org SPEAKERS: George Grant, Associate Fellow at the … Continued

13 Jun 2013

Executive Summary: Toomas Hendrik Ilves

This is a summary of an event with Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia, on 21 May 2013; it reflects the views expressed by the speaker and not those of The Henry Jackson Society or its staff. To view the full transcript of the event, click here To listen to a full recording of the … Continued

05 Jun 2013

Executive Summary: Dr: Emmanuel Kwesi Aning

THIS IS A SUMMARY OF AN EVENT WITH DR. EMMANUEL KWESI ANING To see the full transcript of the event, including questions, click here To listen to a full recording of the event, click here INTRODUCTION West Africa is facing difficult challenges, including young and growing populations, rapid urbanisation due to urban migration, growing income … Continued

30 Jan 2013

‘Iran and the International Community: Policy Considerations for 2013’

Videos and transcripts of the event are available here: The Henry Jackson Society & the Foundation for Defense of Democracies  are pleased to invite you to a transatlantic conference on: “Iran and the International Community: Policy Considerations for 2013″ DATE: Wednesday 30th January 2013 VENUE: One Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London, SW1H 9JJ TIME: 08:30 – 17:30 … Continued

29 Jan 2013

HJS-FDD LIVE Iran Conference, London 2013

Tweet your questions to @HenryJacksonSoc or e-mail them in by clicking here Tweet at the hashtag #ActionIran. Follow @HenryJacksonSoc and @FollowFDD FULL CONFERENCE AGENDA: 09.00 – 09.10: Opening Remarks Dr. Alan Mendoza, Executive Director, The Henry Jackson Society Mark Dubowitz, Executive Director, Foundation for Defense of Democracies 09.10 – 10.30: The State of Play Today: … Continued

06 Dec 2012

‘Setting the Human Rights Priorities for the New Administration’

David J. Kramer President Freedom House Elisa Massimino President and Chief Executive Officer Human Rights First   David Keyes Executive Director Advancing Human Rights Dr. Paul Marshall Senior Fellow, Center for Religious Freedom Hudson Institute Moderator: Douglas Murray, Associate Director, The Henry Jackson Society   Thursday December 6th 2012 Reception: 5.30pm – 6pm   Panel Discussion: … Continued

21 Nov 2012

‘Waging War on Corruption – Inside the Movement Fighting the Abuse of Power’

Frank Vogl Author and journalist Co-Founder of Transparency International 6 – 7pm, Wednesday 21st November 2012 Committee Room 15, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA To attend please RSVP to:Jennifer.falkenhorst@henryjacksonsociety.org One of the gravest problems still facing many countries around the world is corruption in government. Whether it is in Greece or Chicago, Russia or … Continued

20 Nov 2012

‘From Islam in France to Islam of France: The Politics of Managing Religious Issues in the French Context’

Professor Gilles Kepel Professor at Sciences-Po Expert on Islam and Middle East Affairs 12 – 1pm, Tuesday 20th November 2012 Committee Room 8, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA To attend please RSVP to: clarissa.perkins@henryjacksonsociety.org With one of the largest Muslim populations in Europe, dealing with the challenges that arise from the divergence between French … Continued

20 Nov 2012

Syrian dissidents call for Europe to cut off Hezbollah

After a year and a half of conflict, and despite some 40,000 deaths, the world still stands impotent to end the bloodshed in Syria. With Russia and China reviving their recurring role as United Nations Security Council obstructionists, concerned countries have been forced to seek out meaningful measures of their own. And while the United … Continued

14 Nov 2012

“The Magnitsky Legacy: International Implications of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act”

14th November 2012 Portcullis House, London SW1A 2LW  To attend please RSVP to: simon.williams@henryjacksonsociety.org  The Russia Studies Centre at The Henry Jackson Society and Hermitage Capital CEO William Browder are delighted to invite you to participate in two roundtable discussions, entitled: “The Magnitsky Legacy: International Implications of the Sergei Magnitsky Rule of Law Accountability Act,” … Continued

13 Nov 2012

‘A Close-Up Look at Two Regions in Historic Transition: The Euro-Area and the Middle East and North Africa’

David Lipton First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund 1 – 2pm, Tuesday 13th November 2012 Committee Room 10, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA To attend please RSVP to: emma.pike@henryjacksonsociety.org  The global economy has been sluggish, and while there is a path to sustained recovery, prospects are highly uncertain. Against this backdrop, … Continued

07 Nov 2012

‘Hezbollah, the Qods Force and Iran’s Shadow War against the West’

Dr. Matthew Levitt Senior Fellow and Director of the Stein Program on Counterterrorism and Intelligence The Washington Institute for Near East Policy 6 – 7pm, Wednesday 7th November 2012 Committee Room 6, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA To attend please RSVP to:katie.hassall@henryjacksonsociety.org In light of the growing instability within the Middle East, the impact … Continued

06 Nov 2012

‘Gilgit-Baltistan, South-Central Asia’s Socio-Economic Integration and Regional Politics’

Mumtaz Khan Executive Director of the International Center for Peace and Democracy Senge H. Sering Institute for Gilgit Baltistan Studies 12 – 1pm, Tuesday 6th November 2012 Committee Room 2A, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW To attend please RSVP to: jamila.mammadova@henryjacksonsociety.org Bordering Afghanistan, Tajikistan, China, India and Pakistan, and as part of the larger … Continued

30 Oct 2012

‘Trotsky and the Totalitarian Dialectic Revisited: Whether You Are Interested In Islamism or Not, Islamism Is Interested In You’

Judge Michael B. Mukasey 81st Attorney General of the United States Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton LLP 12 – 1pm, Tuesday 30th October 2012 Committee Room G, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW To attend please RSVP to:Emma.pike@henryjacksonsociety.org The special relationship between the US and the UK has proven especially useful in countering the threat of … Continued

25 Oct 2012

‘The Transatlantic Alliance in Action: Strategic Posture and Capabilities in the Gulf’

Vice Admiral John W. Miller Commander of the U.S. Naval Forces Central Command United States 5th Fleet Combined Maritime Forces 12.30 – 1.30pm, Thursday 25th October 2012 Committee Room 12, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA To attend please RSVP to: charlotte.lemasson@henryjacksonsociety.org In the international relations of late 2012, few locales have a more sobering … Continued

23 Oct 2012

‘The Second American Century? Prospects for American Power and Leadership in the Twenty-First Century’

Professor Walter Russell Mead James Clark Chase Professor of Foreign Affairs and Humanities at Bard College Editor-at-Large of The American Interest 6 – 7pm, Tuesday 23rd October 2012 Committee Room 4A, House of Lords, London SW1A 0PW To attend please RSVP to: clarissa.perkins@henryjacksonsociety.org After only a decade, the 21st century has seen the emergence of … Continued

17 Oct 2012

Henry Jackson Initiative Media – October 2012

Below are media appearances for the Henry Jackson Initiative from October 2012. [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTpG1TXHOaM] Piers Morgan on the Henry Jackson Initiative [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=spy8odlFPhc] Dominic Barton on Bloomberg discussing inclusive capitalism [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1N4XpbI5Wc&feature=share&list=UUiiROI_5qivoMf61rJSMP2Q] Larry Summers on Bloomberg on inclusive capitalism [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2ca_j6RpeQ]  Fox Business interviews Lady Lynn de Rothschild [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hu4sxO1gEzs] BBC Business Daily featuring Lady Lynn de Rothschild

17 Oct 2012

‘Insights into Syria: Mobilisation of Society’

Dr Bassma Kodmani Political Scientist and Former Member of the Executive Bureau & Head of Foreign Relations Bureau, The Syrian National Council 1 – 2pm, Wednesday 17th October 2012 Committee Room 12, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA To attend please RSVP to: Jennifer.falkenhorst@henryjacksonsociety.org After more than a year and half, and upwards of 30,000 … Continued

27 Sep 2012

‘A Conversation with Brigadier General Mark Martins, Chief Prosecutor at the Office of U.S. Military Commissions in the Department of Defense’

  Brigadier General Mark Martins Chief Prosecutor at the Office of U.S. Military Commissions in the Department of Defense 1 – 2pm, Thursday 27th September 2012 Wilson Room, Portcullis House, London, SW1A 2LW To attend please RSVP to: emily.banks@henryjacksonsociety.org More than a decade on from 9/11, the debate concerning America’s continued detention of terror suspects … Continued

26 Sep 2012

Report Launch: ‘A Peaceful Solution to Georgia’s Conflicts’

Alexandros Petersen Senior Associate Fellow at the Henry Jackson Society Douglas Murray Associate Director of the Henry Jackson Society 1 – 2pm, Wednesday 26th September 2012 Grimond Room, Portcullis House, London SW1A 2LW To attend please RSVP to: jamila.mammadova@henryjacksonsociety.org Four years ago this month Nicolas Sarkozy negotiated a ceasefire between Russia and Georgia following hostilities … Continued

12 Sep 2012

‘Freedom Aborted: The Curtailment of the Maldives’ Nascent Democracy and how Islamist Radicalism is Taking Centre-Stage’

Dr. Ahmed Shaheed Former Foreign Minister of Maldives Dr. Farah Faizal Former High Commissioner of the Republic of Maldives to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Benedict Rogers Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission, Writer and Human Rights Activist 6 – 7pm, Wednesday 12th September 2012 Committee Room 8, … Continued

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