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…

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Did you see the gorilla? The how and the why of gaming trade

Rebecca Harding CEO Coriolis Technologies Over the past two years, the notion that trade has been weaponised has become mainstream thinking. Its weaponisation is rhetorical – we have seen a marked increase in the belligerent language associated with trade. Between the middle of 2017 and the end of 2018, Donald Trump used the word “win” in tweet about trade disputes one in every four days, for example. This is dangerous for the multilateralism that the world has relied on since…

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Did you see the gorilla? The how and the why of gaming trade

Rebecca Harding CEO Coriolis Technologies Over the past two years, the notion that trade has been weaponised has become mainstream thinking. Its weaponisation is rhetorical – we have seen a marked increase in the belligerent language associated with trade. Between the middle of 2017 and the end of 2018, Donald Trump used the word “win” in tweet about trade disputes one in every four days, for example. This is dangerous for the multilateralism that the world has relied on since…

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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. 

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