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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.
  • Foreign Policy, 21 February 2014

    The election of a new president will give rise to new opportunities to reset the US-Afghanistan relationship, establish a long-term partnership, and revive peace talks, write Michael Keating and Matt Waldman.

  • The Independent, 21 February 2014

    Were Ukraine a functioning democracy, Friday’s agreement under EU mediation would be significant. But in today’s Ukraine, there is a world of difference between agreements and their implementation, writes James Sherr.

  • The Telegraph, 21 February 2014

    “The very blunt answer is that Ukraine has not been a priority for No 10 and until recently it is not certain that it has even been on their radar,” said James Sherr.

  • The Week, 21 February 2014

    "It will not turn into a civil war because those who are supporting the government are not prepared to risk their lives," said Orysia Lutsevych. "Ukraine will not split because there are not significant numbers of Ukrainians who are supporting the use of violence against civilians."

  • Prospect, 20 February 2014

    The IMF, while reforming its own governance, should embrace the spirit of Bretton Woods and assess whether policy spillovers are an implicit form of 'beggar your neighbour', writes Paola Subacchi.

  • BBC News, 20 February 2014

    With smart sanctions, targeting financial assets and judicious visa bans, including on members of the Yanukovych family, the West could help to break the status quo in Ukraine, writes Orysia Lutsevych.

  • Financial Times, 20 February 2014

    '[The Yanukovich government] have put their placemen into the army,' said James Sherr. 'But still the question is what proportion of units would obey such orders?

  • Bloomberg, 20 February 2014

    Chatham House’s report stated that bunkered oil is sold to refineries in other parts of West Africa, the US, Brazil, China, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, and the Balkans. 

  • Bloomberg, 20 February 2014

    'The UK would like to lead the shale gas revolution in Europe,' said Paul Stevens. 'But, if the UK can’t get this going, partly because of the environmental opposition, then that means Europe is even less likely to see result.'

  • Financial Times, 19 February 2014

    If the EU now fails to respond in an effective and decisive manner, its international credibility and soft power will take a further hit, writes Orysia Lutsevych.

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