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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 Telegraph, 31 March 2014

    Speaking at a debate at Chatham House, Mr Farage said BNP voters who had switched to UKIP had been 'holding their nose' over what he described as the party's 'racist agenda' and found a more suitable home with UKIP.

  • Huffington Post, 31 March 2014

    'I would think we have probably taken a third of the BNP vote directly from them, I don't think anyone has done more, apart from Nick Griffin on Question Time, to damage the BNP than UKIP and I am quite proud of that,' said Nigel Farage speaking at Chatham House.

  • NBC News, 31 March 2014

    'Recently there has been discussion in Finland about joining NATO, but opinion remains in favour of a defence partnership with Sweden,' said Kathleen McInnis.

  • The Jakarta Post (AP), 31 March 2014

    'His victory speech was uncompromising, tough and polarizing. It is an indication that he will intensify his current robust style of leadership,' said Fadi Hakura.

  • Al Jazeera, 30 March 2014

    'International criticism of Prime Minister Erdogan over his ban of Twitter plays into his hands, especially among his religious conservative voters who have a strong proclivity to believe in conspiracy theories and to have a negative suspicious view of alleged foreign intervention in Turkey,' said Fadi Hakura.

  • Voice of America, 30 March 2014

    'It has got more violent and it is such a range of targets from communities to schools and such softer targets to actually really prominent military targets, said Elizabeth Donnelly.

  • NBC News, 30 March 2014

    'The justification for having this ministries in the interim government, and let's not forget it is an interim government, was in response to their role in the protests,' said Orysia Lutsevych.

  • Financial Times, 28 March 2014

    'There are a lot of people who believe if Nato doesn't get Russia and Ukraine right, – particularly people in central and Eastern Europe – then its credibility to do anything in the future is going to be seriously undermined, said Kathleen McInnis.

  • Voice of America, 28 March 2014

    '[The] majority of Turks are conservative, nationalist and religious. The key criteria for his core supporters is the state of the economy, rather than the persuasiveness of corruption allegations or the issue of media freedoms, said Fadi Hakura.

  • Huffington Post, 28 March 2014

    'We have seen in the past and today that the favourite method used by the government to put pressure on business opponents is via tax investigation,' said Fadi Hakura. 'The Turkish state has enormous amounts of legal regulatory and political power in its hands.'

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