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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

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Why the Philippines’ pivot from the US to China is unusual

GPI Research Fellow Dr Xuan Loc Doan highlights the remarkable – and surprising – differences between Vietnam and the Philippines with regard to their relations with the US and foreign policy in general. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.

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Britain and Europe: Difficult Questions after the Referendum

Speakers (click here for video interviews) Session 1:   Where does the Referendum leave us? Jackie Minor, Head of Representation, European Commission Representation in the UK Lord Dykes, Member of House of Lords EU Sub Committee E – Justice, Institutions … Read More

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President Duterte’s pivot to China: Political theatrics or newfound East Asian strategic pragmatism?

Much has been reported and discussed as to the eccentric personality and controversies surrounding Philippines’ recently elected President Rodrigo Duterte.  Certainly, President Duterte’s outbursts in relation to both Barak Obama’s and the United Nations’ views on his campaign against crime … Read More

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False dawns in M&A land. Harsh Macro realities extinguish optimism for the global economy

Increased Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) activity is often regarded as the harbinger of broader macro-economic trends. Rising numbers and values of M&A deals frequently precede more general improvements in economic conditions, and are associated with rising incomes, wealth and prosperity. … Read More

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Why the Philippines’ pivot from the US to China is unusual

GPI Research Fellow Dr Xuan Loc Doan highlights the remarkable – and surprising – differences between Vietnam and the Philippines with regard to their relations with the US and foreign policy in general. READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.

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President Duterte’s pivot to China: Political theatrics or newfound East Asian strategic pragmatism?

Much has been reported and discussed as to the eccentric personality and controversies surrounding Philippines’ recently elected President Rodrigo Duterte.  Certainly, President Duterte’s outbursts in relation to both Barak Obama’s and the United Nations’ views on his campaign against crime … Read More

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False dawns in M&A land. Harsh Macro realities extinguish optimism for the global economy

Increased Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) activity is often regarded as the harbinger of broader macro-economic trends. Rising numbers and values of M&A deals frequently precede more general improvements in economic conditions, and are associated with rising incomes, wealth and prosperity. … Read More

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The U-turns on Hinkley Point illustrate the uncertain tone of Theresa May's government

In her interview with La Croix, Karine Lisbonne-de Vergeron, GPI Head of Europe, says that Theresa May’s government is struggling to define a clear strategic position after Brexit (Interview in French). READ THE FULL INTERVIEW (IN FRENCH) HERE.

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"What does Brexit mean? When we have decided what you have voted for, we will tell you."

It used to be claimed during the Cold War that in the countries of the Soviet bloc elections could not take place until the government had decided what their result should be. Here, we order these matters differently. We had … Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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:    

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Arab Sping at five - George Szamuely in discussion on RT

GPI Senior Research Fellow George Szamuely in discussion on RT’s CrossTalking on the fifth anniversary of the Arab Spring.

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Jacques Reland on CNN commenting on the strikes in France

GPI Senior Research Fellow Jacques Reland discusses the French strikes on CNN. To watch the full interview CLICK HERE.

GPI Director Stephen Haseler on RT's CrossTalk

Again Athens finds itself at loggerheads with its creditors, particularly the IMF. The Greeks appear to be willing to do only enough to stay in the Eurozone, while the rest of Europe is willing to offer it just enough support … Read More

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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

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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