Our Senior Middle East analyst, Laura James, was interviewed by BBC Radio Wales on the differing aims around the visit to London of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
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Recent media appearances
Our Senior Middle East analyst, Laura James, was interviewed by the Daily programme for Monocle 24 on the situation in eastern Ghouta and Syria’s broader strategic context.
Our Africa Analyst Jason Robinson spoke to The Globalist for Monocle 24 about South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s cabinet reshuffle and parliament’s decision to endorse land expropriation without compensation.
Our Senior Middle East analyst, Laura James, was interviewed by BBC Radio Wales on the background to an upsurge in the Syrian government bombing of rebel-held Eastern Ghouta, humanitarian implications and likely next steps.
Our Senior Middle East analyst, Laura James, was interviewed by the Globalist programme for Monocle 24 on clashes in Syria’s Afrin after pro-Damascus forces enter to support the Kurds against Turkey – and the wider context of external involvement in Syria.
Our Africa Analyst Jason Robinson spoke to The Globalist @Monocle24 about President Jacob #Zuma's failure to resign and the pressures on the ruling ANC
Our Africa Analyst Jason Robinson was interviewed by the Globalist programme for Monocle 24 on President Jacob Zuma’s potential departure in South Africa and the challenges that Cyril Ramaphosa faces as ANC leader and likely next national president.
Our Senior Middle East analyst, Laura James, was interviewed by the Globalist programme for Monocle 24 on the Arab League meeting in Cairo responding to Trump’s decisions on Jerusalem, and the wider state of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
Our Senior Middle East analyst, Laura James, was interviewed by the BBC on the recent protests in Iran and the response of the UN Security Council.
Our Middle East analyst, Laura James, was interviewed by the BBC on President Donald Trump’s announcement that the United States would consider Jerusalem the capital of Israel, and move its embassy there.
Sarah Fowler, our economics analyst, spoke to BBC Business Live towards the end of US President Donald Trump’s first Asia trip about the progress made during the trip and about broader issues regarding US-Asia trade.
Sarah Fowler, our economics analyst, spoke to BBC Business Live in the run up to US President Donald Trump’s first Asia trip about US-Asia goods and services trade and about relations between the US, China and North Korea.
Africa analyst Jason Robinson, spoke on Al Jazeera’s Inside Story about Liberia’s elections.
Our senior Vice-President Eric Noel recently wrote an An op-ed for The Globe & Mail titled 'The Canada we want in 2030 must be debated today' with Rob Myers, president and CEO of Ipsos Canada.
Gerald Butt, one of our Region Heads, recently wrote an article for the BBC on Mohammed bin Salman's rise and the leadership revolution in Saudi Arabia.
Our Middle East analyst, Laura James, was interviewed by BBC Business on the Qatar regional crisis.
Our Africa Analyst, Jason Robinson, was quoted in Bloomberg regarding efforts to remove South African President Jacob Zuma by secret ballot.
Our Middle East Analyst, Laura James was interviewed by BBC Radio Wales on the recent attack in Iran.
Our Africa Analyst, Jason Robinson was quoted by Bloomberg for a story on South African President Jacob Zuma battle for political survival.
Our senior Middle East analyst, Laura James, was interviewed by BBC Radio Wales On Trump’s Middle East trip.
Our Africa Analyst, Jason Robinson was again cited regarding the debt crisis in Mozambique by Zitamar News.
Our Africa Analyst, Jason Robinson was cited recently on the ongoing debt crisis in Mozambique by Zitamar News.
Dr William Arthur, our analyst for South-east Asia, was interviewed twice yesterday by the BBC on the Trump administration’s emerging trade plans with the Asia-Pacific and, in light of the UK Prime Minister’s shock announcement, on the prospects for the forthcoming UK General Election.
Laura James, our Middle East analyst, speaks to BBC Radio Scotland in-depth on the Syria chemical attacks.
Laura James, our Middle East analyst, speaks to BBC Radio Wales on Syria.
Laura James, our Middle East analyst, speaks to the BBC multiple times in November and December on the endgame in Aleppo and the outlook for Syria in 2017.
Laura James, our Middle East analyst, speaks to the BBC on the ceasefire in Syria.
After UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson spoke controversially of Saudi Arabia, causing Downing Street to contradict him, our Middle East Analyst Laura James was interviewed by the BBC several times in December on the nature of the "proxy wars" and Saudi Arabia's role in the region more generally.
Africa Analyst William Attwell discusses Africa’s new ‘hotspot cities’ for investment with African Business magazine.
Africa Analyst William Attwell appears on BBC World News to discuss Nigeria’s fuel shortages
Africa Analyst William Attwell discusses the Ugandan election and prospects for the oil industry with BBC World News.
Dr. Michael Taylor, European Analyst discusses the UK's renegotiation of its EU membership on BBC's Good Evening Wales.
Western Europe Analyst Brigid Fowler talks to BBC Radio Wales about the first round of France's regional elections, in which Marine Le Pen's National Front made gains.
Following the attacks on Paris, our Middle East Analyst, Alison Baily, discusses the military response to Islamic State Group with BBC World News, Focus on Africa.
Western Europe Analyst, Brigid Fowler, discusses the factors behind euro weakness and its effects on UK businesses and tourism with BBC Radio Oxford.
In an interview with The Brunei Times, Alan Boyd, expert for South-east Asia, discusses a necessary government stimulus to soften the impact of low oil prices on the Bruneian economy.
Dr Megha Kumar, Deputy Director of Analysis, examines the possible background and political implications of the recent bomb attack in Thailand with BBC Radio Oxford.
The move to implement business has attracted wide attention, but business reforms needed to attract more investors. Alan Boyd, expert for South-east Asia, is quoted in The Brunei Times.
"People have been taking money out of the bank and perhaps they've been spending it." Dr Michael Taylor, Senior Analyst for Eastern Europe, joins Sam Meredith from Dukascopy to discuss Greece's economic growth in the last three months.
Our Africa Analyst William Attwell is quoted in USA Today on Obama's visit to Africa and the importance of trade agreements between the countries.
UK unemployment rose for the first time in two years so how will the economy respond? Our Analyst for International Economy Francesca Panelli looks at recently released data on Dukascopy TV.
A third bailout for Greece has been agreed in return for tough reforms. Our Senior Analyst for Eastern Europe, Dr Michael Taylor, explains the next steps for Greece to BBC Radio Oxford.
Senior Analyst for Western Europe, Brigid Fowler explains to the audience of BBC Radio Oxford the background to the Greek referendum and the implications of the outcome.
What can Greece learn from Argentina's history, its default in 2001 and the economic crisis? Dr Jill Hedges joins Owen Bennett, Domingo Cavallo and other guests to discuss possible lessons.
William Attwell, our Africa Analyst, discusses the impact of growth in African countries on BBC World News' Business Edition.
Alison Baily, Senior Analyst, Middle East, discusses why IS targets archaeological sites on BBC Radio Wales' Sunday Supplement.
Many European countries have released their GDP figures today. Francesca Panelli, Analyst for International Economy, helps Dukascopy to assess how the overall economic health of the EU is shaping up.
US government has given Shell permission to drill for oil in the Arctic Ocean. Dr Chris Oates speaks to World Business Report on the BBC World Service on the economic implications for the United States.
The British public are heading to the polls to cast their votes, what economic impact can we expect moving forwards? Our Senior Analyst for Western Europe, Brigid Fowler, spoke to Dukascopy TV.
UK GDP data showed a contraction in growth for the UK ahead of the election, what could we expect moving forwards? Francesca Panelli, our Analyst for International Economy spoke to Dukascopy TV.