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  • 30 October: Andrew Hammond writes for Gulf News on how Trump trip will articulate Asia agenda beyond Pyongyang and for the South China Morning Post on why the next test of China-Russia cooperation will be containing the North Korea crisis.
  • 23 October: China’s Communist Party must fight inequality if it wants to survive argues Yu Jie in the Washington Post.
  • 18 October: At start of the Chinese Communist Party Congress, Yu Jie spoke to BBC World Service Newshour, BBC World News TV, the Australia National Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) RN Drive programme, BBC World Business Live, and BBC World Service Newsday, and wrote for BBC Chinese.
  • 16 October: Leslie Vinjamuri appeared on CNN to discuss Trump's decision to decertify Iran's compliance with the Iran nuclear deal.
  • 14 October: The nature of warfare is changing. It's time governments caught up argues Sir Richard Barrons in Wired.
  • 10 October: Roham Alvandi gave an interview on the BBC World Service Marketplace Report on Trump’s impending decision on the Iran nuclear agreement.
  • 9 October: What now for Brexit after the German election? asks John Ryan on the UCL Brexit blog.
  • 8 October: Effie G. H. Pedaliu writes about Robert Kennedy's assassination and its impact on American politics for Kathimerini (article in Greek).
  • 8 October: 16 years after US invasion, Afghanistan is at a crossroads says Andrew Hammond in Arab News.
  • 7 October: “The Communist Party realises a dynamic private sector has become a key source of employment, economy and social stability." Yu Jie quoted in South China Morning Post story on private sector.
  • 4 October: If you didn’t laugh, you’d cry…Visiting Fellow John Ryan for the LSE Brexit blog on Brexit humour.
  • 4 October: Associate Tim Oliver quoted in CBC piece about what NFL games in London tell us about US-UK relations.  
  • 2 October: Does Brexit Pose Danger Both For European Union And China? asks John Ryan on Social Europe.
  • 1 October: Nations are trying to connect with more globally minded elements in the US. Leslie Vinjamuri asks if this will save the Atlantic alliance in the October & November issue of The World Today.
  • 1 October: US and China edge closer to agreement on dealing with Kim Jong-un according to Andrew Hammond in Arab News.

September 2017

  • 26 September: The German election result will slow down the Brexit process, our Visiting Fellow John Ryan writes for the LSE Brexit blog.
  • 25 September: While they should not be negative about China, Asean member states should not however surrender their sovereign rights argues Munir Majid in The Star (Malayasia).
  • 21 September: Brexit is not magically remaking the European Union, and Britain needs a reality-based strategy write  Associates Tim Oliver and Andrew Hammond in the Wall Street Journal.
  • 19 September: Can Brexit Britain really become a global trader? asks Associate Guy de Jonquières on the Open Political Economy Network.
  • 14 September: Leslie Vinjamuri appeared on the BBC's Daily Politics to discuss the US-UK relationship and key issues in foreign and security policy for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to London. 
  • 11 September: These are unexpectedly good times for the European Union says Andrew Hammond in Japan Today.
  • 11 September: Four Visits and a Funeral - Swapna Kona Nayudu writes for the Wilson Center blog on Indian-Soviet relations.
  • 10 September: Yu Jie speaks to Seikyo Press about China-Japan relations (article in Japanese).
  • 7 September: "There are potential risks to our vital interests abroad" IDEAS Senior Visiting Fellow Sir Richard Barrons quoted on front page of The Times.
  • 5 September: NATO needs its own version of the Russian 'Zapad' exercise argues Sir Richard Barrons in Defense One.
  • September 4: Miscalculation could lead to a Korean war says Gideon Rachman in his Financial Times column.

August 2017

  • 30 August: Leslie Vinjamuri discussed the significance of soft power and the controversy surrounding the decision by the BBC to broadcast in North Korea with Jamie Angus and Tania Branigan on BBC Radio 4.
  • 28 August: Yu Jie's first column for China Plus is on the upcoming BRICS summit.  
  • 28 August: IDEAS Senior Fellow Arne Westad's new book The Cold War: A World History was reviewed in The Guardian and The New York Times.
  • 27 August: Visiting Senior Fellow Sir Richard Barrons spoke to The Sunday Telegraph on why the rise of military ‘killer robots’ is almost inevitable and any attempt at an international ban will struggle to stop an arms race.
  • 23 August: Leslie Vinjamuri appeared on BBC News to talk about Trump's response to Charlottesville.
  • 21 August: After NAFTA talks in US, Andrew Hammond identifies who really benefits from Trump's changing trade agenda for Reuters.
  • 21 August: Bannon’s ideas will survive in the White House writes Gideon Rachman in his Financial Times column.
  • 19 August: Leslie Vinjamuri appeared on CNN to discuss Steve Bannon's exit from the White House. 
  • 15 August: The pain will be shared if Donald Trump torpedoes ‘worst ever’ trade deal writes Andrew Hammond in The Telegraph
  • 14 August: In his Financial Times column, Gideon Rachman argues America is now a dangerous nation.
  • 14 August: Trump’s ‘fire and fury’ over North Korea hurts his Asia allies writes Andrew Hammond in Japan Today.
  • 8 August: Yu Jie quoted in Financial Times business story on how Chinese domestic politics can often leave western investors guessing.
  • 8 August: Visiting Senior Fellow Tan Sri Munir Majid appeared on CNBC to discuss the economic obstacles faced by ASEAN.
  • 2 August: Andrew Hammond piece in City AM on why Brics are the new battleground for the global inequality fight.
  • 1 August: Leslie Vinjamuri writes for the guardian on what White House havoc means for the world.

June & July 2017

  • 29 July: Health care defeat confirmed it: Trump has lost round one, writes Leslie Vinjamuri for CNN.
  • 20 July: David Cadier appeared on France 24 to debate if Donald Trump's visit to Poland emboldened the governing party?
  • 14 July: Guy de Jonquières writes for Borderlex‏ why Brexit or no Brexit – the answer will lie with the EU.
  • 7 July: Andrew Hammond piece in the Mail & Guardian on how Trump’s Europe trip highlights low global standing of ‘brand America’.
  • 3 July: Yu Jie interviewed on BBC Business Live on China-Russia relations as Xi & Putin meet, and the One Belt, One Road initative. 
  • 29 June: Yu Jie appeared on BBC World Impact on 20 years after the Hong Kong handover. 
  • 28 June: Defense and Acquiescence: Alexander Grantham, Hong Kong, and China - Priscilla Roberts writes for the Sources and Methods blog.
  • 18 June: Yu Jie on Viu Six TV, Hong Kong commenting on how the UK's hung Parliament is seen in China.
  • 9 June: Yu Jie quoted in the South China Morning Post on how “a coalition government [in the UK] is a bad thing for overseas investment”
  • 2 June: Leslie Vinjamuri on Bloomberg Surveillance to talk about President Trump and the future of the Paris climate change agreement.
  • 1 June: Yu Jie on BBC World Business Report on the EU-China summit and potential European-Chinese cooperation on climate change.
  • 1 June: Andrew Hammond in Newsweek on What Trump Could Learn from China on Climate Change.



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