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Five takeaways from Coriolis Technologies’ Future of Strategic Studies

Eleanor Wragg  Head of External Affairs  Coriolis Technologies presented its inaugural Future of Strategic Studies conference at Goodenough College, London on September 18-19, reflecting on the challenges to collective defence in the modern era. Delegates participated in a wide-ranging series of panels led by leading thought leaders from government, academia and the private sector on topics including the new and emerging challenges to western strategic and defence policy, intelligence and counter-terrorism, conflict and trade. In this post-event wrap-up, we bring…

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EU must face up to ‘weaponisation’ of trade

The war of words, or the so-called “weaponisation of trade”, has spilled over from Twitter into mainstream thinking. The ongoing arguments between China and the US is not simply a “trade dispute”. With the rise of China’s dominance in global economic and financial affairs, the US is now explicit about the existential threat to the western consensus. It is a dichotomy between the new and old world orders. Read More… coriolistechnologies

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Future of Strategic Studies: New Speaker Announced

We are delighted to announce Professor Jamie Shea as an after dinner speaker for the Future of Strategic Studies event on the 18th September.  Professor Shea works at the Strategy and Security Institute at the University of Exeter. Prior to joining Exeter, he was an international public servant and a member of the International Staff of NATO for 38 years. His last post was as Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges.  coriolistechnologies

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Africa: Trade briefing

Harding: 2018 was a disappointing year for trade and economic growth generally, but for Africa in particular. At the outset of 2018 there was a great deal of optimism from the IMF, the World Trade Organisation, and even the International Chamber of Commerce, that trade was beginning to pull away and starting to fuel economic growth globally.  Read More… coriolistechnologies

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UK Interest rates stay at 0.75%

Since the financial crisis, monetary policy has been defunct as a tool for manipulating economies over the long term. The UK is no exception, and the Monetary Policy Committee are left with little choice but to leave rates on hold. At a time when there is so much uncertainty in the economy around investment it would be foolhardy to increase rates as it sends precisely the wrong message to business about where our economy could be heading. Since none of…

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