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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.
  • Asia Times, 21 March 2014

     "It is difficult to avoid the impression that Saudi [regional] policy is more re-active than pro-active," Sir Tom Phillips wrote on 12 February.

  • The Guardian, 20 March 2014

    General Sir Peter Wall, the head of the British army, told Chatham House last week: "We have only got to look to the tension in the Ukraine to see a situation that was not foreseen and is confounding our previous assumptions about stability across Europe."

  • Open Democracy, 20 March 2014

    While the international community’s attention has been grabbed by Ukraine, it should not overlook the latest events in Syria as Bashar al-Assad’s presidential ‘election campaign’ begins. The July poll is likely to increase, rather than heal, the divide between Syrians of all types, writes Abdullah Ali.

  • USA Today, 20 March 2014

    Protesters were losing hope when they saw no willingness on the side of Yanukovych to compromise, according to Orysia Lutsevych.

  • Al Arabiya, 20 March 2014

    Legislation which will end in reducing the Arab representation in the Israeli elected body is irresponsible and dangerous, writes Yossi Mekelberg.

  • The New York Times, 19 March 2014

    'Tymoshenko is ready to bend morals and values just as much as Yanukovych,' said Orysia Lutsevych. 'It’s why people said he had no right to judge her, because they come from the same gang.'

  • France 24, 18 March 2014

    'Increasingly, public opinion is shifting in a direction that is more symphathetic, if you like, to the nationalist agenda,' says John Swenson-Wright.

  • The New York Times, 18 March 2014

    'Putin could not have scripted this better for those who believe in the continuing relevance of NATO,' said Robin Niblett.

  • NBC News, 18 March 2014

    'After ten to 12 years of military intervention in Afghanistan and Iraq, there is a feeling that the use of force isn’t necessarily the best way to resolve conflict,' said Kathleen McInnis.

  • Project Syndicate, 18 March 2014

    When dealing with a leader whose credo is defined by the notion that 'the weak get beaten,' Western governments must demonstrate their resolve, without sacrificing flexibility, writes Bobo Lo.

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