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January 2017

STRUGGLING OVER ISRAEL’S SOUL

31st January 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Committee Room 19, House of Commons, Westminster
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
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Over the course of his distinguished career, Major General Elazar Stern MK has been a powerful voice of moral courage in Israeli civil society. He was central to the re-drafting of the Israeli Defence Force’s (IDF’s) Code of Conduct and Ethics; his book on the subject, Struggling Over Israel’s Soul, was a bestseller. He has been a leading advocate for religious-secular cooperation in Israel, and has been a vocal proponent of ‘ultra-orthodox’ enlistment in the IDF. He is well known…

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June 2017

THE FUTURE OF THE ‘SPECIAL RELATIONSHIP’

28th June 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Committee Room 19, House of Commons, Westminster
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
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The ‘Special Relationship’ is a phrase used to describe the exceptionally close political, diplomatic, cultural, economic, military and historical relations between the United Kingdom and the United States, following its use in a 1946 speech by British statesman Winston Churchill. Although both the United Kingdom and United States have close relationships with many other nations, the level of cooperation between them in economic activity, trade and commerce, military planning, execution of military operations, nuclear weapons technology and intelligence sharing, has…

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September 2018

UK-US Financial Cooperation After Brexit

13th September 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Committee Room 19, House of Commons, Westminster
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom
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The level of cooperation between the United Kingdom and the United States has been described as “unparalleled” among major powers. However, as Britain prepares to leave the European Union, many commentators are asking what the future holds for the ‘Special Relationship’ in terms of economic activity and commerce post-Brexit. The Henry Jackson Society is pleased to invite you to hear from Dr. Heath Tarbert, The Assistant Secretary for International Markets and Investment Policy at the US Department of the Treasury,…

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November 2018

Global Britain and Vietnam

20th November 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Committee Room 19, House of Commons, Westminster
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom

As global trade becomes increasingly maritime in nature, so too it is beginning to follow the centre of the global economy, from the Atlantic to the Indo-Pacific. Over the past decade, the Indo-Pacific has become a new fulcrum for trade and geopolitics linking the Indian Ocean Region (IOR) and the Asia-Pacific. ASEAN, the US, Australia, India, and Japan, have all embraced the concept. However, the increased militarisation of the South China Sea trade route since 2014 has deep geopolitical implications – ones…

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January 2019

Nationalism and Internationalism in the Age of Populism

28 January @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Committee Room 19, House of Commons, Westminster
London, SW1A 0AA United Kingdom

Western liberalism is under attack, not only at home also but from newly-emboldened authoritarian states abroad. Across the West, states have begun to change their domestic and foreign policies to adjust to the new realities of increasing populism, growing Chinese and Russian power, and uncertain American commitment. For the first time since the end of the Cold War, internationalism is on the decline and nationalism is on the rise. By kind invitation of Stephen Kinnock MP, The Henry Jackson Society…

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