RUSI experts and associates provide analysis on the latest developments in defence, security and international affairs.
The UK government has decided to merge the Department for International Development with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. RUSI’s Deputy Director-General analyses what this means for the UK’s...Global Strategy and Commitments, UK, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding, UK Defence, Europe
Taiwan’s leader has proven to be a deft political player and a great political survivor. But she will need all her skills to navigate the island through the stormy seas which lie ahead.China, United States, International Security Studies
The coronavirus pandemic has put many of the central sources of the UK’s soft power on pause. These must be protected, and new opportunities should be seized, for the UK to remain a global leader in...Coronavirus, Art, Culture and Literature, UK
The UK is a leading contributor to UN peacekeeping operations. It should continue to be so, while promoting a wider reform agenda of the organisation.United Nations, Global Strategy and Commitments, UK, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding
A century ago today, the Treaty of Trianon carved up the territory of Hungary, consigning the rump country to the status of the single biggest loser of the First World War. Trianon’s consequences,...
In this video, part of a RUSI-MSB project on future resilience planning and preparedness, RUSI Senior Resarch Fellow Elisabeth Braw speaks with Dr Kevin Casas-Zamora, Secretary-General, International...Tags: Military Sciences, Modern Deterrence
In this video, part of a RUSI-MSB project on future resilience planning and preparedness, RUSI Senior Resarch Fellow Elisabeth Braw speaks with Michael Chertoff, Co-Founder and Executive Chairman,...Tags: Military Sciences, Modern Deterrence
Peter Roberts and Nina Kollars talk futurology, exceptionalism, decisive engagements, pathology, winnable fights, and vapourware, all in the pursuit of a more pragmatic view on the Western Way of...Tags: Military Sciences
Peter Roberts and Graeme Lamb talk about the Western Way of Warfare from the Elizabethan Era to today’s Great Power Competition. Failing to adapt, superiority, advantage, and moving from ‘Force on...Tags: Military Sciences
What is the Western Way of War? Is there one? How did it come about? Is it war or warfare (and what is the difference)? In this trailer to the new podcast from RUSI, we tackle these issues and...Tags: Military Sciences
Dr Nicholas Mulder talks to RUSI's Dr Jonathan Eyal about the origins of economic sanctions and their relevance today. Nicholas Mulder is an associate professor at Cornell University and is author of...Tags: Global Security Issues
RUSI Director General Dr Karin von Hippel on China's policy towards Hong Kong. As China becomes more aggressive towards the province, how will the international community reach?Tags: China