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Twenty Years After the Asian Financial Crisis

On 2nd July 1997 the Bank of Thailand allowed the baht to float, thus ending its struggle to maintain the peg with the US$ in the face of massive speculative attacks, during which the country’s foreign reserves were almost entirely … Read More

Qatar and the Saudi Boycott

Qatar has called the list of demands by Saudi Arabia and its allies “unrealistic and not actionable”, meaning that the boycott will continue and probably intensify. Anatol Lieven, Professor at Georgetown University in Qatar, told valdaiclub.com why Qatar will attempt to stand … Read More

Citizenship under attack – Some parallels between Weimar Germany and Brexit Britain

‘If you believe you’re a citizen of the world, you’re a citizen of nowhere. You don’t understand what the very word “citizenship” means.” (Mrs May, Conservative Party Conference, Birmingham. October 2016.)   Did the Prime Minister really say that? Yes … 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

Don't Fear the New Nationalism

Marriage between the Economist and the New Left Review may seem like one of Hieronymus Bosch’s stranger copulations. Liberal capitalists and Marxists have been drawn passionately together over the past few decades in one area: their common utopian belief in the … Read More

Twenty Years After the Asian Financial Crisis

On 2nd July 1997 the Bank of Thailand allowed the baht to float, thus ending its struggle to maintain the peg with the US$ in the face of massive speculative attacks, during which the country’s foreign reserves were almost entirely … Read More

Qatar and the Saudi Boycott

Qatar has called the list of demands by Saudi Arabia and its allies “unrealistic and not actionable”, meaning that the boycott will continue and probably intensify. Anatol Lieven, Professor at Georgetown University in Qatar, told valdaiclub.com why Qatar will attempt to stand … Read More

Citizenship under attack – Some parallels between Weimar Germany and Brexit Britain

‘If you believe you’re a citizen of the world, you’re a citizen of nowhere. You don’t understand what the very word “citizenship” means.” (Mrs May, Conservative Party Conference, Birmingham. October 2016.)   Did the Prime Minister really say that? Yes … Read More

Don't Fear the New Nationalism

Marriage between the Economist and the New Left Review may seem like one of Hieronymus Bosch’s stranger copulations. Liberal capitalists and Marxists have been drawn passionately together over the past few decades in one area: their common utopian belief in the … Read More

A Chaotic Brexit is Still a Possibility

The terms of the political debate about Brexit in the aftermath of the General Election are gradually becoming clearer. Since the project of Brexit is an essentially irrational one, its discussion will always tend towards paradox and conundrum. Nevertheless, the … 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

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