Comment & Opinion - Columnists Archives

20 September 2018
But is this the best strategy for advancing British interests? Here is the argument based on the findings of a recent Dahrendorf Forum working paper. All eyes in British politics…
20 September 2018
Ross Chainey picks through Li Keqiang's recent speech. The basic principles of free trade should be maintained and unilateral trade actions will not solve any problems,…
19 September 2018
What value do statistics really have when it comes to describing events in a country? For most people, statistics are a means to an end, a way to validate their point of view. I’…
19 September 2018
Those who have served the current US president are necessarily tainted by the experience. While they should not be barred from speaking at universities, they should be accorded…
18 September 2018
While Russia's military exercises sound a western alarm, blunt reality offers better advice. Russia’s massive Vostok-2018 military exercises from 11-17 September are receiving…
18 September 2018
Gregory Stiles, Editor of Global Policy: Next Generation, explores the re-awakening of the bilateral-summit model in international politics. The recent summit meeting between…
17 September 2018
This is a guest post on Duncan Green's blog From Poverty to Power by Anna Chernova, Oxfam’s Senior Humanitarian Policy Adviser. There was some jubilation recently in South Sudan…
17 September 2018
Robyn Klingler-Vidra and Juergen Braunstein explore whether it is enough to throw huge sums of money into the Venture Capital industry to boost innovation and…
14 September 2018
Steffen Böhm, Annika Skoglund and Dan Eatherley unpick the rise of activist advertising and CEO's speaking truth to power. Recent years have witnessed the emergence of what…
14 September 2018
The Dynamics of EU External Energy Relations: Fighting for Energy by Francesca Batzella. London and New York: Routledge 2018. 176 pp., £115 hardcover 9781138631755 As a researcher…