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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 Today Programme, BBC Radio 4, 28 March 2014

    'There's a sense that we don't trust each other's standards. Inside the EU, we do. If it's good enough in Greece, it's good enough in the UK. That's not the set up across the Atlantic,' said Robin Niblett. (16:16)

  • ABC Radio Australia, 28 March 2014

    'It seems unlikely that the Sri Lankan government will allow access to investigate within Sri Lanka, which would raise concerns then about the preservation of evidence that exists in Sri Lanka at the moment and the security of witnesses,' said Charu Lata Hogg.

  • Bloomberg, 28 March 2014

    'It shows that China has capabilities but not necessarily excellent ones. Even so, the country’s leaders have succeeded in winning positive public opinion at home,' said Rod Wye.

  • Prospect, 27 March 2014

    It is widely thought possible that within this decade, North America will be able to supply its own energy needs. This prospect is already transforming the lens through which Americans view their country’s future, and relations with other governments globally, write Bernice Lee and Glada Lahn.

  • Bloomberg, 27 March 2014

    'The global picture for Saudi Arabia has changed fundamentally as a result of the growth of unconventional oil in the US,' said Valérie Marcel.

  • Kyiv Post, 26 March 2014

    'Assistance will come much more readily if Europe sees that Ukraine is taking the hard and necessary steps — and not just military ones — to defend itself. More importantly, Russia needs to see that Ukraine will defend itself, whatever it takes,' said James Sherr.

  • The Guardian, 26 March 2014

    'The prognosis is not good and both sides are making demands they know are impossible for the other side. That is compounded by two weak leaders of two weak political systems that cannot make decisions,' said Yossi Mekelberg.

  • Arab News (AFP), 26 March 2014

    'Any investigation conducted by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (as proposed in the draft resolution) will ultimately need to be referred to the International Criminal Court to initiate prosecutable action,' said Charu Lata Hogg.

  • Al Arabiya, 26 March 2014

    Israeli motivation to deprive Hezbollah of acquiring sophisticated weapons is an obvious one considering that another round of hostilities between the two is more than possible, writes Yossi Mekelberg.

  • Bloomberg, 25 March 2014

    'His [Putin's] idea is to have Ukraine integrated in the Eurasian Union. How far he can achieve it without a clear military escalation is not clear, but he will play the game around the elections now,' Orysia Lutsevych tells Bloomberg TV.

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