Media

We regularly talk and write for broadcast and written media on economic, political and social issues. 

Syria’s Idlib

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the Daily programme for Monocle 24 on the situation in Syria's Idlib and the roles of external actors.

Idlib offensive

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the BBC Radio Wales on the potential upcoming Syrian offensive in Idlib, focusing on international interests and agreements in the context of the Tehran summit.

Gaza ceasefire

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the Globalist programme for Monocle 24 on the prospects for a long-term ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, and the regional dynamics around Egypt, the West Bank leadership and Iran’s policy in Syria.

Iran sanctions

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the BBC Radio Wales on the US decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran, background and likely consequences.

Trump on Iran

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the Briefing programme for Monocle 24 on US President Donald Trump’s offer to meet Iranian leaders without preconditions, and the wider context of Washington-Tehran relations.

Elections in Zimbabwe

Our Africa Analyst Dr Jason Robinson spoke to ‘The Monocle Daily’ for Monocle 24 about Zimbabwe’s historic polls.

Analysis on US trade negotiations

Our analyst Dr William Arthur was interviewed by the BBC World Service on the prospects for US-EU trade renegotiations, and the outlook for a new NAFTA deal being struck between Canada, Mexico and the United States. This was syndicated to Marketplace.

Saudi-Huthi confrontation in Yemen

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the Daily programme for Monocle 24 on the Saudi-Huthi confrontation in Yemen, the roles of Iran and the United States and the impact on world markets.

Opposition in Southern Syria

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the PM programme for BBC Radio 4 on the prospects for the Syrian opposition in Southern Syria and in the rest of the country, as well as the recent evacuation of the White Helmets

Syrian refugees on Israel’s border

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by the Daily programme for Monocle 24 on the situation in the Golan Heights and the dynamics around the refugees approaching the Israeli border as Damascus intensifies its southern Syria offensive.

Analysis on Trump-Putin Summit

Our Senior Analyst, Russia/CIS, John MacLeod commented on the meeting between the US President, Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.

President Trump's UK visit

Our analyst for North America, Will Arthur was interviewed by BBC Radio Oxford on US President Donald Trump’s visit to the United Kingdom, including the nearby Blenheim Palace, and his attendance at the NATO Summit in Brussels before that and his upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Will also discussed Trump's visit with the same Breakfast show the day before and did interviews with Jack FM and That's Oxfordshire TV.

AMLO's victory in Mexico

Latin America Analyst, Philip Paterson spoke on Monocle Radio’s The Globalist giving our views on the landslide victory of Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in the Mexican elections and what that might mean for the country’s future.

Interview on reputation management

Michael Stopford, our MD EMEA was interviewed by the Magazine Entrepreneur on the importance of reputation for corporations, governments, institutions and universities and how business intelligence can help firms find opportunities.

Prince William’s Middle East tour

Our Senior Middle East analyst, Dr Laura James, was interviewed by BBC Radio Five Live on the political context of the UK royal visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories.

Analysis of the first round of the Colombian Presidential elections

Latin America analyst, Philip Paterson was quoted in the Washington Post on the prospects for Washington-Bogota relations in case of leftist former Bogota Mayor Gustavo Petro winning the election.

Where is the world heading next? The McKay Interview

Our Founder and President, David R. Young was on the Michael McKay's show on World Radio Swtizerland. Listen to his insights on where the world is heading next, why inequality is driving unhappiness and producing political consequences, why experts matter and how we try to make sense of what's happening in the new world order.