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Russia And Saudi Arabia Cement Political Relations In Pursuit Of Broader Integration

Former global energy competitors and geopolitical rivals in the Middle East and Central Asia, Russia and Saudi Arabia have been resolving their differences in order to build a long term strategic partnership. Recent backdrop to Russia-Saudi relations Following on from … Read More

Why Kim Jong-un may be banking on a US military strike to ensure his survival

Bob Savic says with China enforcing UN sanctions and getting closer to South Korea, the North Korean leader may well force America’s hand to show Beijing and Moscow his indispensability as the leader of a buffer state. READ THE FULL … Read More

The US Military and Continuity in US Foreign and Security Policy

A major theme of the US and Western commentariat in recent months has been the way in which so-called “grown-ups” from the Washington foreign and security policy establishment have stepped in to control the “reckless and irresponsible” President Trump. Given … Read More

Mrs May Shuffles the Cards in Florence but Cannot Change Them

The limited concessions outlined in Theresa May’s Florence speech will probably have been enough to prevent the immediate breakdown of the Brexit talks, a breakdown which seemed at the beginning of the month a real possibility. They are, however, insufficient … Read More

Colloquium and Memorial Event for Professor Stephen Haseler

Commemorating the life and work of Stephen Haseler, Director of the Global Policy Institute 2006-2017 and a former Council member of the Federal Trust. Chelsea Old Town Hall King’s Road London SW3 5EE 10.00 – 13.30: Colloquium on Stephen’s work … Read More

Russia And Saudi Arabia Cement Political Relations In Pursuit Of Broader Integration

Former global energy competitors and geopolitical rivals in the Middle East and Central Asia, Russia and Saudi Arabia have been resolving their differences in order to build a long term strategic partnership. Recent backdrop to Russia-Saudi relations Following on from … Read More

Why Kim Jong-un may be banking on a US military strike to ensure his survival

Bob Savic says with China enforcing UN sanctions and getting closer to South Korea, the North Korean leader may well force America’s hand to show Beijing and Moscow his indispensability as the leader of a buffer state. READ THE FULL … Read More

The US Military and Continuity in US Foreign and Security Policy

A major theme of the US and Western commentariat in recent months has been the way in which so-called “grown-ups” from the Washington foreign and security policy establishment have stepped in to control the “reckless and irresponsible” President Trump. Given … Read More

Mrs May Shuffles the Cards in Florence but Cannot Change Them

The limited concessions outlined in Theresa May’s Florence speech will probably have been enough to prevent the immediate breakdown of the Brexit talks, a breakdown which seemed at the beginning of the month a real possibility. They are, however, insufficient … Read More

BREXIT: LABOUR MAKES A MOVE BUT IS IT IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION?

The recent article by Keir Starmer, Labour spokesman on Brexit, setting out the Party’s commitment to continued British membership of the EU single market and the customs union for a transitional period post-Brexit is a welcome and significant development in … Read More

Nord Stream and the Reality of Russia's 'Gas Weapon'

The 8th of November 2011 marks a new beginning in energy relations between the EU and Russia. Bypassing traditional transit countries, such as Belarus and Ukraine, the Nord stream pipeline will permit natural gas to be directly delivered from Russia … Read More

Can the G-20 Contribute to More Stable Food Prices?

The 22-23rd June 2011 G-20 Paris meeting was historic. For the first time, the G-20’s agricultural ministers gathered jointly with representatives from main international institutions such as the World Bank (WB), World Trade Organisation (WTO), FAO and the World Food … Read More

The US-India Partnership: Time to Lead

The U.S.-India relationship has had an upward trajectory. In fact, during his visit to India in November 2010, President Barack Obama said that U.S.-India relations will be “one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century”. Alluding to President Obama’s … Read More

The Challenge of a Pakistani Spring

Many Middle Eastern regimes have fallen due to the recent surge in youth-driven movements for rights and democracy. This change, the so called Arab Spring, is propagating on its own terms. A recent law passed in the Kingdom of Saudi … Read More

The Impact of Osama bin Laden's Death on International Islamic Terrorism

Following  the 9/11 attacks in the United States, Al Qaeda’s leader Osama Bin Laden became the main preoccupation of the US intelligence services. Almost one decade later, on May, 2nd 2011, US President Barack Obama put an end to the … Read More

Colloquium and Memorial Event for Professor Stephen Haseler

Commemorating the life and work of Stephen Haseler, Director of the Global Policy Institute 2006-2017 and a former Council member of the Federal Trust. Chelsea Old Town Hall King’s Road London SW3 5EE 10.00 – 13.30: Colloquium on Stephen’s work … Read More

Trump, Europe and the Wider World

At this seminar, our expert panel will discuss the implications of Donald Trump’s Presidency for Europe’s role in the wider world. Traditionally the EU, and particularly Germany, has seen Europe’s global role as being exercised in close collaboration with the … Read More

WORKSHOP: The Federal Reserve and European Central Bank compared

The Federal Reserve and European Central Bank compared Sponsored by the James Madison Charitable Trust and the Federal Trust A group of researchers from the Global Policy Institute are currently undertaking a study assessing the relative effectiveness of the US … Read More

Trump's New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a World Turned Upside Down

The Global Policy Institute, in partnership with The Federal Trust and Blenheim Strategy cordially invite you to the launch of Professor Stephen Haseler’s new policy pamphlet: ‘Trump’s New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a World Turned Upside Down’ Donald Trump’s Presidency … Read More

EVENT: A Defence and Security Strategy for Europe

In the light of renewed discussion within the European Union about the feasability and perhaps necessity of greater European defence cooperation the Federal Trust is organising a conference on “A Defence and Security Strategy for Europe”. The conference is organised … Read More

Interview with Prof. Stephen Haseler on RT

Professor Stephen Haseler, Director of the Global Policy Institute, is interviewed on RT on Brexit and the challenges the May government will face in the upcoming negotiations between the UK and the EU.

Trump's New World Order - Professor Richard Whitman (16 February 2017)

Professor Richard Whitman, Director, Global Europe Centre at the University of Kent, and Senior Visiting Fellow, Chatham House, speaks at the launch of Professor Stephen Haseler’s new policy pamphlet ‘Trump’s New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a World Turned … Read More

Trump's New World Order - Professor Stephen Haseler (16 February 2017)

Professor Stephen Haseler gives the keynote speech at the launch of his new policy pamphlet ‘Trump’s New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a World Turned Upside Down’, which was organised by the Global Policy Institute, Blenheim Strategy and the … Read More

Prof Stephen Haseler talking to RT about the UK-EU renegotiation

Professor Stephen Haseler, Director of the Global Policy Institute, was interviewed by RT on 19th February 2016, talking about Prime Minister David Cameron’s renegotiation of Britain’s relationship with the European Union:    

Getting Europe Moving Together

With the aim of identifying constructive ways to develop European prosperity, the Federal Trust, the Industry Forum and the Global Policy Institute, financially supported by the European Commission Representation in London, have been running thoughout 2012 a project entitled “Getting … Read More

New GPI Research Project: Out of the Turmoil: A New Middle East?

Against the background of the current turmoil in the Middle East, the Global Policy Institute and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation are jointly organising a policy research project which seeks to: identify the main drivers of change; outline possible scenarios for … Read More