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Abe, Putin talks may unite Japan, Russia and USA

WHO: Dr Ra Mason

“The latest round of talks between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe could potentially mark a very important first meaningful step towards some form of resolution to the Kuril Islands (Northern Territories) dispute."

After Paris: Rethinking the usual responses

WHO: Prof Lee Marsden, head of UEA’s School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies

"The usual responses to terrorist attacks in the West are not working and will not work."

Brussels attacks response should be cautious, measured

WHO: Dr Lee Jarvis

"There’s little to be gained in pointing blame immediately after today’s Brussels attacks, and much to be lost by disproportionate reaction."

BT Openreach decision puts providers on equal footing

WHO: Dr Sally Broughton Micova

"Openreach should be making decisions that will best serve its wholesale customers, and have incentives for investing in better networks, and BT will be on more equal footing with the other operators in the consumer market."

Chilcot inquiry irrelevant to Iraqis

WHO: Dr Johan Franzen

"The Chilcot Report will seem like an entirely British political problem, and not one that is in any way relevant to their current situation and the country they have been left with."