Henry Jackson Society

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MottoThe Project for Democratic Geopolitics
Formation11 March 2005
HeadquartersUnited Kingdom
Typethink tank
SubgroupsCentre for the Response to Radicalisation and Terrorism
Interest ofHilary Aked
SubpageHenry Jackson Society/Henry Jackson Initiative
Henry Jackson Society/International Patrons
A British neocon political action committee supported by key US neocons and by two of David Cameron's closest advisers.

The Henry Jackson Society Project for Democratic Geopolitics was founded in Cambridge on 11 March 2005, was launched in the Houses of Parliament on 22 November 2005[1] and its manifesto was published by the Social Affairs Unit[2].

Worthy of ridicule

On 23 November 2016, in an interview with RT, Craig Murray described the HJS as "a creature of the CIA" and deemed it worthy of ridicule:

"Any organisation which embraces Jim Murphy, Nadine Dorries, Roger Scruton and Patrick Minford is going to have some fruitcake right wing opinions and be more worthy of ridicule than political debate.[3] So I really couldn’t maintain a straight face when discussing the Henry Jackson Society on Russia Today."[4]


Neocon Europe, Henry Jackson Society Project for Democratic Geopolitics


Related Document

TitleTypePublication dateAuthor(s)Description
Document:David Cameron's 'counter extremism' experts work with far-right Donald Trump sympathisersArticle19 December 2015Nafeez Mosaddeq AhmedThe link between the two organisations (Henry Jackson Society and Quilliam Foundation) and Donald Trump is Frank Gaffney, who was the chief inspiration for Trump’s call to ban Muslims from entering the United States


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