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The Countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Brexit impact

While the UK economy and the society are still adjusting to the new political and business reality, to make any final conclusions about the Brexit impact on the rest of Europe seems challenging. My intention with this piece is to … Read More

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Letter by Prof Sam Whimster in The Guardian, on Brexit and the need for a new social contract

GPI Professorial Research Fellow, Professor Sam Whimster, comments on Gordon Brown’s article in The Guardian (“The key lesson of Brexit is that globalisation must work for all of Britain”): “Migration might be controversial but it follows from the free movement … Read More

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Insoluble Contradictions of the Leavers’ Policies: A Scenario for Timeline to Reality

The Gove/Johnson statement on migration has probably set in concrete the insoluble and basic contradictions inherent in the Leavers’ policies in the event of Brexit. These contradictions may well push the UK economy over a `tipping point’ – with potentially … Read More

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European Defence Procurement and the Emerging EU Defence Presence

In this paper GPI Senior Research Fellow Dr Andrew Black shows that much of European military equipment and logistics is procured through contractors who rely on EU trading agreements between its member states. He argues that joint defence support structures … Read More

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How to Recover Europe: Missing Dimensions in the Brexit Debate

Europe is in a Gordian knot of debt, deflation and democratic deficits. A hegemonic Germany that Adenauer, Brandt, Schmidt and Kohl wished to avoid dominates the Eurozone, has defeated democracy in Greece and seems unassailable in its demands for austerity. … Read More

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The Countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the Brexit impact

While the UK economy and the society are still adjusting to the new political and business reality, to make any final conclusions about the Brexit impact on the rest of Europe seems challenging. My intention with this piece is to … Read More

graham_bishop

Insoluble Contradictions of the Leavers’ Policies: A Scenario for Timeline to Reality

The Gove/Johnson statement on migration has probably set in concrete the insoluble and basic contradictions inherent in the Leavers’ policies in the event of Brexit. These contradictions may well push the UK economy over a `tipping point’ – with potentially … Read More

Andre Black

European Defence Procurement and the Emerging EU Defence Presence

In this paper GPI Senior Research Fellow Dr Andrew Black shows that much of European military equipment and logistics is procured through contractors who rely on EU trading agreements between its member states. He argues that joint defence support structures … Read More

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How to Recover Europe: Missing Dimensions in the Brexit Debate

Europe is in a Gordian knot of debt, deflation and democratic deficits. A hegemonic Germany that Adenauer, Brandt, Schmidt and Kohl wished to avoid dominates the Eurozone, has defeated democracy in Greece and seems unassailable in its demands for austerity. … Read More

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Examining Meso Corporations: Recent Status and trends in the world of the top Meso corporations

The purpose of this paper is to look at an important sample of meso corporations, namely the very largest of them all. The top 100 non financial meso corporations are examined, together with a smaller number of top financial meso … 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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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