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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 Guardian, 1 April 2014

    'The Muslim Brotherhood has a commitment to non-violence and their enemies are trying to create some kind of connection. In fact, the extremist groups in Egypt hate them because they opted for violence and the Brotherhood condemned it,' said Dr Maha Azzan.

  • The Moscow Times, 1 April 2014

    'I certainly think there is probably some added urgency to the efforts at the moment because of the crisis in relations with Western countries,' said John Lough.

  • AP, 1 April 2014

    'In the last few days and weeks of his [Yanukovych] presidency, vital communications records were destroyed,' said James Sherr. 'Reserves, equipment holdings were cleaned out. Cleaned out, probably sold.'

  • Deutsche Welle, 1 April 2014

    Even though time is running out, a breakthrough is not to be expected at this summit says Alex Vines. 'Africa is divided on this issue,' he said.

  • The Guardian, 31 March 2014

    Laura Sandys, a Conservative MP in the marginal South Thanet seat which is facing a strong UKIP challenge, tackled Farage over his comments during an event at Chatham House in London, saying she was 'absolutely surprised' to hear him allying himself with the Russian leader.

  • CNN, 31 March 2014

    Crimea was a low-hanging fruit for Putin. He had troops on the ground and a strong Russian sentiment and he played on that, Orysia Lutsevych tells CNN.

  • Mail Online, 31 March 2014

    Speaking at an event at Chatham House, Farage said: 'We are saying to BNP voters, if you are voting BNP because you are frustrated, upset with the change in your community but you are doing it holding your nose, because you don’t agree with their racist agenda, come and vote for us.'

  • CNBC, 31 March 2014

    Fadi Hakura warned foreign investors to be extremely cautious when considering the country, adding that Erdogan has interfered in the independence of several market regulatory authorities.

  • The Guardian, 31 March 2014

    Nigel Farage defended his approach at a Chatham House event: 'I said I don't like him [Vladimir Putin], I wouldn't trust him and I wouldn't want to live in his country, but compared with the kids who run foreign policy in this country, I've more respect for him than our lot.'

  • Financial Times, 31 March 2014

    Speaking at Chatham House, Joe Twyman, the director of political research at YouGov, said he believed UKIP would top the May election, despite the pollster currently putting them in third place.

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