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In the News

Each year Chatham House experts, speakers and publications contribute to around 3,000 interviews and articles in the national and international media. The list below is a short selection of contributions in recent days and weeks.
  • The New York Times, 3 April 2014

    'Past summits have been unable to escape the taint of Europe’s past imperialism in Africa,' said Alex Vines. 'But both Africa and Europe have changed. With multiple suitors competing for access to Africa’s natural resources and markets, European countries can no longer assume advantage of access as a neocolonial legacy.'

  • Al Arabiya, 2 April 2014

    In typical Obama fashion, good intentions and inspiring speeches were superseded by unwillingness to mobilize the country’s leverages of power in order to make a peace agreement a reality, writes Yossi Mekelberg.

  • Wall Street Journal, 2 April 2014

    'It is a matter of considerable pride for the Chinese government to show that it can stand up and protect its citizens overseas. They haven't been able to show that,' said Roderic Wye.

  • Al Jazeera, 2 April 2014

    Communication with the Somali community can be an effective in resolving Kenya's security issues, writes Adjoa Anyimadu.

  • Deutsche Welle, 2 April 2014

    Ilya Zaslavskiy warns that Putin might need further 'boost projects' similar to the annexation of Crimea if he wants to continue distracting the population from the problems of an economy the analyst labels in 'stagnation or decline.' 

  • The Washington Post (Bloomberg), 2 April 2014

    'Corruption is not a burning issue in Turkey unless there’s a dramatic slowdown in the economy, and Turkey is experiencing an economic stagnation and not an economic meltdown. It has not slowed down to such an extent as to fully impact the individual incomes of the average Turkish voter,' said Fadi Hakura.

  • Reuters, 2 April 2014

    North Sea gas production will fall to 19 billion cubic metres (bcm) by 2030 from 108 bcm in 2000, Minister of State for Energy Michael Fallon said at a Chatham House event. 'Without shale we are forecasting we will be importing 70 per cent of our gas by 2025, which equates to a 10 billion pound per year import bill,' he added.

  • The Independent, 2 April 2014

    'l do not think anyone's done more... to damage the BNP than UKIP, and I am quite proud of that,' said Nigel Farage, speaking at Chatham House.

  • The Jerusalem Post, 2 April 2014

    Unlike most analysts, [Fadi] Hakura sees the election not as an overwhelming victory but as the beginning of Erdogan’s gradual decline, which corresponds with the economic downturn. 

  • BBC News, 1 April 2014

    'Edward Snowden's revelations about widespread surveillance by the US government have really had an impact on the public consciousness in terms of their understanding of the fact that anything they do online can potentailly be monitored,' says Caroline Baylon. (0:35)

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