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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.
  • NBC News, 7 April 2014

    'In a country where up to a third of politicians are the relatives of previous members of parliament, [Narendra] Modi can come across as an outsider that can shake up the system,' said Gareth Price.

  • CNBC, 7 April 2014

    It has decisively altered the medium-term outlook in the minds of many producers, consumers and traders and reshaped what they consider to be the normal range for oil prices, something Paul Stevens calls traders' 'bands of belief.'

  • The Washington Post, 7 April 2014

    In an interview Monday, Maha Azzam said England was mistaken if it believed the Muslim Brotherhood was a security threat.

  • BBC News, 7 April 2014

    'The argument that fracking damages the water supply doesn't stack up, and any disruption would be fairly short-lived,' says Professor Paul Stevens.

  • ITV News, 5 April 2014

    'Unfortunately, women are very much in the backseat of economic development, of employment opportunities and education opportunities. For them, this is a boost of morale,' says Hameed Hakimi.

  • Voice of America, 5 April 2014

    'Internationally, everybody says it would have to be led by Africa,' said Alex Vines. 'When you talk to African leaders, it’s like, ‘Well, we might consider it, but we wouldn’t be the first.’'

  • Al Jazeera, 5 April 2014

    'There must have been pressure from the Egyptians or the Saudis about the presence of members of the Brotherhood in London,' said Maha Azzam.

  • Bloomberg, 5 April 2014

    'The question of who wins is less important than the question of what they can do to restore order once in power,' said Anna Larson, who co-wrote a report on voter perceptions sponsored by Chatham House. 

  • The New York Times, 3 April 2014

    In an interview before the election, Fadi Hakura said there seemed to be little appetite in Turkey for the kind of reforms the European Union is demanding to create a more liberal, transparent and inclusive society. 'The main concern now,' he said, 'seems to be to consolidate power, not promote reform.'

  • Voice of America, 3 April 2014

    'It is the right thing,' said Alex Vines. 'But it shows the difficulties, because European politicians are thinking, ‘Well what is the exit strategy, how short can they be there?’'

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