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17/07/2013

Daniel Schwammenthal “Live From…” the European Council in Brussels

EU Foreign Ministers will meet on Monday, July 22, 2013 in the European Council building to discuss whether or not to designate Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation. Speaking from in front of that building just one day before the first anniversary of that horrific attack,...

30/06/2013

AJC Welcomes Croatia's Membership in the European Union

June 30, 2013—New York—AJC congratulates Croatia on becoming the 28th member state of the European Union.

"This is wonderful news," said AJC Executive Director David Harris. "We have long been admirers of the ambitious vision of the EU's founders...

29/06/2013

French Interior Minister Valls Meets AJC Leaders in New York

June 29, 2013—New York—An AJC leadership delegation met privately for over an hour with French Interior Minister Manuel Valls in New York on Friday. Minister Valls was in the United States for a series of meetings with security officials, including Secretary of Homeland...

17/06/2013

Turkish Prime Minister, Media Dangerously Allege Jewish Conspiracy in Istanbul Protests

June 17, 2013 – New York – AJC is deeply dismayed by the comments of Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan and others in Turkey suggesting that Jews are behind the protests in Istanbul’s Taksim Square.

“Incendiary words have consequences,” said AJC...

04/06/2013

Greek Foreign MinisterAddresses AJC Global Forum

June 4, 2013 – Washington – Greek Foreign Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos delivered a stern warning against extremist groups that have emerged across Europe, including in Greece, at the AJC Global Forum. He addressed an audience of more than 1,500 people, including Members of...

16/05/2013

Remarks: House of Commons Hearing (UK): ‘Iran and Europe’s Containment Illusion’

With Daniel Schwammenthal, Director of the AJC Transatlantic Institute in Brussels and John Woodcock, MP for Barrow and Furness (Joshua Goodman, Communications Director at the AJC Transatlantic Institute, participated in the Question and Answer session that followed Mr. Schwammenthal's presenation...
26/04/2013

TAI Welcomes Iran Trip Cancellation

26 April 2013 – Brussels – The AJC Transatlantic Institute welcomes the news that the planned trip of a European Parliament delegation to Iran next week will no longer take place. According to a statement from Tarja Cronberg (Greens/EFA, Finland), Chair of the European...

24/04/2013

European Parliamentarians’ Iran Visit Undermines Human Rights

24 April 2013 – Brussels – The AJC Transatlantic Institute condemns a planned European Parliament delegation trip to Iran. The visit, expected to begin next week, will only serve to further undermine human rights in Iran.

“The European Parliament...

09/04/2013

New European Anti-Semitism Report Should Serve As Wake-Up Call

April 8, 2013 – New York – AJC called a new study of anti-Semitism in Europe, showing a 30 percent spike in incidents, a wake-up call that should lead governments and civic organizations to step up efforts to address this growing danger.

“The Tel...

04/04/2013

Counterpoint: Will Tensions Lead to Another Korean War?

On 3 April 2013, the Counterpoint team hosted their first official "transatlantic" show. Host Joshua Goodman joined experts Daniel Schwammenthal (AJC Transatlantic Institute) and Roland Freudenstein (Centre for European Studies) from Toronto, Canada. Technology at its best....