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Friday 14th December 2012 | 13:42
Chatham House press release
Resource Price Volatility is the New Normal
Whether or not global resources are actually running out, the outlook is one of supply disruptions, volatile prices, accelerated environmental degradation and rising political tensions over resource access, warns this new report. Explore data on the new political economy of resources using our new interactive tool.
Kuwait's Democratic Experiment
Political tensions in Kuwait are increasingly being entrenched along sectarian rather than political lines - making resolution harder, says Jane Kinninmont.
Greece: Staying with the Euro
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'Mistakes were just as much outside as inside Greece', said the Financial Times' Martin Wolf, at an event on the future of the eurozone. Economist Vicky Pryce and Greece's Ambassador to the UK also weighed in on whether a new approach is needed to tackle the eurozone crisis.
Shale Gas Revolution in Europe Unlikely
The US shale gas revolution was triggered by favourable factors such as geology, tax breaks and a vibrant service industry - factors missing in Western Europe, says Paul Stevens.
Japan Election: Governing Party Set to Lose
Japan's pattern of unstable, reactive and often ad hoc government decision-making is likely to continue, writes John Swenson-Wright.
Syria, Turkey and Iran: Regional Dynamics of the Syrian Conflict
Monday 17 December 11:00 - 13:00
Jubin Goodarzi, Webster University, Geneva
Christopher Phillips, Associate Fellow, Chatham House
M23 and the Challenges to Peace in the Eastern DRC
Monday 17 December 15:00 - 16:00
Ben Shepherd, Associate Fellow, Chatham House
Jason Stearns, Rift Valley Institute
Political Protest in Russia and Belarus
Tuesday 18 December 11:00 - 12:30
Katia Glod, Robert Bosch Fellow, Chatham House