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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.
  • Bloomberg, 3 March 2014

    'If you’re a major Western company looking at the Russian market for investment, you might not want to put your eggs in that basket right now,' said John Lough

  • Bloomberg, 3 March 2014

    'The situation is spiralling to a level of conflict and misunderstanding that’s unprecedented since the Cuban Missile Crisis, said Richard Sakwa. 'With talks of boycotts and other sanctions, we can only hope that companies like BP will act as a stabilizing force.'

  • Bloomberg, 3 March 2014

    'Sabah is seen as a traditional, respectable broadsheet and the prime minister seems to want to keep it in friendly hands. Since 80 per cent of his voters get their news from the print media, rather than the internet, controlling the newspaper’s message is critical,' said Fadi Hakura.

  • ABC Lateline, 3 March 2014

    'Vladimir Putin is a hardline Russian nationalist. He has said quite openly that he will protect the interests of his people. And of course, Crimea, as you know, is ethnically majority Russian and linguistically vast majority Russian. So it is on that basis and on that pretext that he has gone in,' says James Nixey.

  • World At One, BBC Radio 4, 3 March 2014

    'It would be perfectly adequate for Russia to have a notionally independent, so-called independent, Crimea under Russian control,' said Keir Giles. (11:50)

  • SABC, 2 March 2014

    'I hope that the honouring of him at Westminster Abbey reflects just how global and important he is. South Africans should not lose that vision, that South Africa's new leadership post Mandela should reconnect with those values because that’s what makes South Africa truly special and unique,' said Alex Vines.

  • Financial Times, 2 March 2014

    The West will not fight Putin for Ukraine and he knows it. That is why, in part, he felt emboldened to act, writes Nicholas Burns.

  • The Telegraph, 2 March 2014

    Diving into Ukraine may present more problems for Russia and its president, writes Andrew Wood.

  • CNN, 2 March 2014

    The scenario of Ukraine's partition has moved significantly closer, writes John Lough.

  • NBC News, 1 March 2014

    'Since 2004 and 2005 you've had campaigns that haven't been holistic or coordinated. Often they just look like a facade with people firing mortars at empty mountainsides because the insurgents have moved on to the next tribal area, ready to return when the army leaves,' said Gareth Price.

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