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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, 13 February 2014

    Elephant poaching is at the highest level since a period of legal ivory trade in the 1980s that more than halved Africa’s population of the world’s largest mammals before a global ban on cross-border elephant ivory trade was approved, according to the study by Alex Vines and Katherine Lawson.

  • Newsweek, 12 February 2014

    'It's one of the few successful cooperations between NATO and the Russians,' said Keir Giles. 'Otherwise Russian officials have been very reticent about sharing practical details of how they are securing the Games.'

  • The Guardian, 12 February 2014

    The meeting is one of the highest-level gatherings to date to tackle the illegal ivory trade, which is estimated to be worth £12bn a year and has seen activity more than double since 2007, according to a Chatham House report published on Wednesday.

  • Bloomberg, 12 February 2014

    'It is hard to see the militants retaking control of the north, but they have the capacity to continue causing trouble for a long time, said Paul Melly.

  • Al Arabiya, 12 February 2014

    Responsible education has a duty to prepare the ground for conflict resolution, post conflict coexistence and reconciliation, writes Yossi Mekelberg.

  • China Daily, 12 February 2014

    The likelihood is that for some time to come Hong Kong will continue to be a center in the region where people are willing to move to, live and work because of the global and cosmopolitan spirit of its people, writes Kerry Brown.

  • Voice of Russia, 11 February 2014

    'Any Russian or western intelligence agency looking at potential threats in the future would see this area as a potential source of trouble but I'm not sure that anybody yet has any clear information about what the agenda of these groups might be, beyond what they're doing at the moment - and a lot of that is fighting each other,' says David Butter.

  • The Carbon Brief, 11 February 2014

    'In rich democracies, risk weighs more heavily than opportunity - public scrutiny and tougher safety and environmental rules will simply make many Arctic oil and gas operations unprofitable,' says Glada Lahn.

  • City AM, 11 February 2014

    Member states have too much invested in the European project to see it fail, writes Thomas Raines.

  • Voice of America, 10 February 2014

    'I’m talking about the existing legal basis of scrutiny of financial accounts in European banks of politically exposed people. And we do know there are senior government officials in Ukraine who are banking in Europe - and the source of this funding is quite dubious,' said Orysia Lutsevych.

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