Cybersecurity by Design in Civil Nuclear Power Plants (Chatham House)

Cyberattacks are increasingly challenging critical national infrastructure. This paper considers the security by design approach for civil nuclear power plants and analyses areas of risk and opportunities for the nuclear industry.

Dr Beyza Unal, Roger Brunt

Will It Be Another Summer of Discontent in Iraq? (Chatham House)

Many Iraqis feel that protest is the only voice they have left. They view the formal political and electoral process as just reinforcing the same elites who have repeatedly failed them since the US invasion of 2003 that toppled Saddam Hussein.

Dr Renad Mansour

Leadership in the 21st Century: Jim O’Neill, Chatham House (Chatham House)

Lord O’Neill is currently Chair of Chatham House, the vice-chair of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership and a member of Shelter Social Housing Commission. He is also a crossbencher in the House of Lords.

Jim O’Neill, Chair, Chatham House
Dr Leslie Vinjamuri, Dean, Queen Elizabeth II Academy, Chatham House

Zimbabwe’s International Engagement (Chatham House)

Zimbabwe’s foreign minister discusses his country’s prospects for international engagement two years after leadership change.


Honourable Minister Lt General (Rtd) Dr S.B. Moyo, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Republic of Zimbabwe
Chair: David Simon, Professor of Development Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London; Director, Mistra Urban Futures, Gothenburg, Sweden

Brent Harris on Facebook’s Approach to Content Oversight (Chatham House)

Facebook’s director of global affairs speaks to Thomas Farrar about the launch of the company’s oversight board, competition and government regulation.

Thomas Farrar, Brent Harris

The Minsk Agreements Rest on Incompatible Views of Sovereignty (Chatham House)

Implementing the agreements to end the war in eastern Ukraine means that either Ukraine’s view must prevail, or Russia’s view must prevail. Western governments should be unequivocal in their defence of Ukraine’s.

Duncan Allan

Why Economics is Driving Conflict in the Middle East and North Africa (Chatham House)

Examining the common economic factors that continue to drive conflict in Iraq, Libya, Syria and Yemen, which have killed hundreds of thousands of people and displaced millions.


Tim Eaton, Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
Dr Renad Mansour, Research Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House
Dr Christine Cheng, Lecturer in War Studies, King’s College London
Jihad Yazigi, Journalist and Analyst