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January 2020

Norway-UK Naval Cooperation and Shared Interests in the North Atlantic and Polar Regions

20th January 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
House of Commons United Kingdom

The United Kingdom and Norway are neighbours in the North Atlantic and share interests in this strategically important area. The Henry Jackson Society is delighted to host Rear Admiral Sverre Nordahl Engeness who will speak on the Norwegian military understanding of the situation in the High North, Norway´s view on Russia, naval cooperation between the United Kingdom and Norway, as well as future areas for military cooperation.     Rear Admiral Sverre Nordahl Engeness of the Royal Norwegian Navy is head of…

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Will the West Survive? Crisis of Liberal Internationalism and the Breakdown of World Order

21st January 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
House of Commons United Kingdom

After World War II, the United States and its European partners built a new type of international order, organized around open trade, cooperative security, multilateralism, democratic solidarity, and liberal hegemonic leadership. This order is now in crisis. The two great powers that have done the most to give the modern international order its liberal character – Great Britain and the United States, the world’s oldest and most venerated democracies – appear to be pulling back. Liberal democracy itself appears fragile in the…

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Jonathan Hall QC: UK Terrorism Legislation

22nd January 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
House of Commons United Kingdom

As the 21st century continues, it becomes ever more apparent that dealing with terrorism and non-state actors is a pressing international question of our times. The recent demise of so-called Islamic State territorially has left a legacy of foreign fighters, their partners and children, many of them attempting to return to the UK, while online radicalisation continues to pull UK citizens into engaging in terroristic activity. This has led among other things to a recent proposal to create a new…

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