Author: Henry Jackson Society

23 Dec 2016

New Report On Making Turkey’s Intervention Work

A new report from The Henry Jackson Society, Turkey and The West in Syria: Course Correction, argues that Western policy towards Turkey must change in light of the nature of Turkish involvement in Syria. Having initially attempted to improve relations with its neighbors, Turkey has been drawn deeper into the war. Beginning by supporting the opposition’s … Continued

15 Dec 2016

Event: ‘British Policy in Asia: Charting a new post-Brexit strategy’

TIME: 15th December 2016, 12:30 – 13:30 VENUE: CPA Room, Westminster Hall,House of Commons, Palace of Westminster, SW1A 1AA SPEAKERS Professor David Martin Jones Reader in the School of Political Science and International Studies, University of Queensland Dr. Shanker Singham Trade and Competition Lawyer;  Adviser to Governments and Companies Shashank Joshi Senior Research Fellow, RUSI To … Continued

14 Dec 2016

How will the fall of Aleppo affect the Syrian civil war?

Originally published in TRT World Syrian regime forces loyal to Bashar al Assad and his allies have taken control of the rebel-held eastern district of Aleppo on Tuesday. Opposition defences collapsed on Monday after heavy bombing forced them to retreat to districts on the west bank of the Queiq River. More than 90 percent of eastern Aleppo which was previously held by … Continued

14 Dec 2016

A BBC show dubbed by the media as “the Muslim Big Brother” is already under fire ahead of its airing on Monday night. Muslims Like Us will feature ten Muslims with contrasting world views living in a house together as they endeavour to determine what it means to be a Muslim in modern Britain. … … Continued

14 Dec 2016

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

TIME: 14th December 2016, 13:00 – 14:00 VENUE: House of Commons,Palace of Westminster, SW1A 1AA SPEAKERS Ambassador Natalia Galibarenko Ukrainian Ambassador to the Court of St James Robert Brinkley CMG Former British Ambassador to Ukraine Olexiy Solohubenko News Editor: Languages, BBC World Service To read a summary of this event click here To read a … Continued

13 Dec 2016

Event: ‘Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit’

TIME: 13th December 2016, 13:00 – 14:00 VENUE: The Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower 21-24 Millbank, London SW1P 4QP SPEAKER Sir Craig Oliver Author: Unleashing Demons: The Inside Story of Brexit & former Director of Communications for British Prime Minister David Cameron To attend please visit: https://tinyurl.com/h22d8hc If you require further information, please … Continued

12 Dec 2016

Event: ‘The Black Sea: A New Energy Source for Western Europe?’

DATE: 12th December 2016, 12.30 – 13.30 VENUE: Henry Jackson Society, 26th Floor, Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, London, SW1P 4QP SPEAKERS: David Buchan Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies James Wilson Founding Director, EU Romania Business Society For a summary of this event please click here For a transcript of this event please … Continued

07 Dec 2016

The campaign against Prevent is based on myths and distortion – and it’s helping Islamic extremists thrive

Originally published by the Telegraph. The corrosive damage done to the fabric of society by extremist narratives from across the political spectrum has at its heart one key message: that the UK’s diverse communities cannot, and should not, peacefully co-exist alongside one another. This is emphasised in Dame Louise Casey’s report into integration, published this … Continued

07 Dec 2016

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

By Michael Hartfield On Monday 5th December the Henry Jackson Society were delighted to host a highly distinguished panel including, Arkady Ostrovsky, Vladimir Pastukhov, Sir Andrew Wood and Robert Service. With a panel of such a high calibre, the event was a highly insightful discussion on the topic of Russia’s past, present and future. Arkady Ostrovsky … Continued

07 Dec 2016

BBC slammed over IS sympathiser’s role on show about British Muslims

Originally published by the Evening Standard The BBC was today accused of “totally inappropriate” conduct over its decision to feature a notorious extremist who has expressed support for Islamic State beheadings in a new programme on British Muslims to be broadcast next week. Anthony Small, 35, a former boxer and associate of jailed extremist cleric Anjem Choudary, … Continued

07 Dec 2016

Why integration should concern British Jews, and everyone else

Originally published by The Times of Israel In their 1963 book Beyond the Melting Pot Daniel Patrick Moynihan and Nathan Glazer cautioned Americans that ethnicity is a stubborn thing and that integration between people of different origins was going to be far from smooth or automatic. The government’s newly released Casey Review into integration and … Continued

05 Dec 2016

Event Summary: ‘Refuting Balfour’s Detractors’

By Talia Jessener On Tuesday 29th November the Henry Jackson Society were delighted to welcome an esteemed panel of speakers to discuss how best to defend the Balfour Declaration to detractors and apologists. The significance of this document could not have been timelier; indeed, as Mark Regev, the ambassador of Israel, reminded us in his … Continued

05 Dec 2016

‘Right on’ critics are ignoring problems caused by immigration, government tsar warns after Muslim groups condemn her ‘inflammatory call’ for newcomers to take a vow of allegiance.

Originally published by the Daily Mail. The author of a bombshell report on immigration and integration in Britain today slammed ‘right on’ critics for ignoring real problems. Dame Louise Casey made a series of extraordinary recommendations today after months studying the impact of migration across the country. … Dr Alan Mendoza, of the Henry Jackson … Continued

05 Dec 2016

Casey Review Represents Invaluable Contribution to Managing Integration

The Casey Review, released today, honestly addresses many of the serious problems with integration and community cohesion in Britain. The Government is to be commended for publishing it, and the review process has been thorough. The Henry Jackson Society’s work on radicalisation and terrorism touches on many of the issues the review covers, and we … Continued

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