Blenheim Strategy facilitates an open and frank discussion on some of the most pressing geopolitical, geo-economic, socio-political and security issues of our times. For this purpose, Blenheim organises conferences, seminars and expert workshops, bringing together experts who are willing and able to assess, discuss and substantially move forward policy debates.
We are in the midst of profound geopolitical transformations that historically only occur when rising powers are challenging the preeminence of the existing order giver. Instead of the 'End of History', we are witnessing the 'Return of History', with all the associated risks and challenges to international stability and peace.
The global economic and financial sytem came to the brink of collapse in 2008/9. Since then, the underlying causes of the crisis have in fact worsened. Global debt has skyrocketted as a result of the ultra loose monetary policies of the world's leading central banks, and with rising interest rates we now face the very real possibility for another crash, and a system reset.
TECHNOLOGY & SOCIETY
Advances in robotics, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, quantum computing, distributed ledger technology such as Blockchain are driving the digitisation revolution, which will upend all aspects of the economy and society. It also raises renewed questions for the delicate balance between technological progress, individual liberty and social stability.
In the context of the rapid digitisation of all aspects of society, and the growing geopolitical contest between rising and status quo powers, cyber attacks have emerged not only as the most important risk to our modern high-tech societies and economies, but has also become a key ingredient of modern warfare.
"The statesman's task is to hear God's footsteps marching through history, and to try and catch on to His coattails as He marches past."
Otto von Bismarck
Latest News & Analysis
The article written by Danilo Taino on Corriere della Sera repeats the same topics I’ve already treated in the past: the European Union is beginning to wake up from the torpor and it’s starting to understand that China has a model of economic development with which the EU cannot compete. It is, at this point then, that the ambassadors of all countries (except for Hungary), sign a “protest” document against the initiative of the “New Silk Road” and try to stop the progress of China and to limit its investments in Europe.
Trump’s New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a World Turned Upside Down (Professor Richard Whitman)
Professor Richard Whitman, Director, Global Europe Centre at the University of Kent, and Senior Visiting Fellow, Chatham House, speaks at ‘Trump’s New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a World Turned Upside Down’, which was organised by Blenheim Strategy, Global Policy Institute and the Federal Trust, and took place on 16th February 2017 at Broadway House, St. James, London.
Trump’s New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a World Turned Upside Down (Professor Stephen Haseler)
Professor Stephen Haseler, Director of the Global Policy Institute (GPI), speaks at ‘Trump’s New World Order: Brexit and Europe in a World Turned Upside Down’, which was organised by Blenheim Strategy, Global Policy Institute and the Federal Trust, and took place on 16th February 2017 at Broadway House, St. James, London.