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General Sir Rupert Smith: "The West has no clear strategy to tackle ISIS - Photo via NBC News

Exclusive interview with leading geopolitical speaker General Sir Rupert Smith: “The West has no clear strategy to tackle ISIS”

General Sir Rupert Smith, former Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Europe of NATO, is a senior international authority on defence, security and strategy. In an exclusive interview with Chartwell, Sir Rupert gives his take on the West’s strategy towards ISIS – or lack thereof – and whether the West has got it right, following Britain’s recent

Political analyst Bronwen Maddox interviews Kissinger on ISIS and the West's response

Prospect Editor and political analyst Bronwen Maddox on UK politics, ISIS and the outlook for the West

Bronwen Maddox, former Foreign Affairs Editor of the Times and now Editor of London-based Prospect magazine analyses the nexus between finance, geopolitics and security. Recently returned from the US where she interviewed former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger (pictured above), Bronwen speaks to Chartwell’s Alex Hickman about the legacy of the Scottish referendum and the outlook for the

Exclusive Interview with Sebastian Mallaby - More Money Than God - CC BY 2.0

Exclusive Interview with Sebastian Mallaby: “Policymakers should be celebrating hedge funds”

Chartwell’s latest podcast features an exclusive interview with Sebastian Mallaby, an experienced journalist, popular public speaker and the Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations. Focusing the discussion around his best-selling book – “More Money Than God: Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite” (2010) – Sebastian explains

Future of the Global Economy

Listen to Gerard Lyons discuss the future of the global economy and his new book, “The Consolations of Economics”

Listen in to Alex Hickman in conversation with Dr Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Advisor to the Mayor of London Boris Johnson. A regular commentator on the future of the global economy, Gerard has recently published his critically acclaimed first book – “The Consolations of Economics” (Faber & Faber, 2014) – predicting a period of prosperous

Listen to Sarah Harper, an expert speaker on demographics, discuss the population challenge for the 21st century

Around the world, populations are growing older. But is that because people are living longer? Or could it be that there are fewer younger people to dilute the demographic pool? And what about ageing itself — when exactly is ‘old’ these days? Sarah Harper, an Oxford University Professor of Gerontology and Director of the Oxford

Richard Watson: A Timeline of Emerging Science and Technology

Richard Watson: A Timeline of Emerging Science and Technology This interview centres around a new infographic by Richard Watson. Click here to access it. Listen to Huw Diprose in conversation with best-selling author and speaker Richard Watson on future scenarios for digital, nano, neurological, green and bio trajectories from his new infographic “Timeline of Emerging Science

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