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RUSI experts and associates provide analysis on the latest developments in defence, security and international affairs.
John Hemmings and Tanya Sen
The recent Indo-Chinese rapprochement between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping is an example of a tectonic shift in great power relations. Or is it just the start...
China’s Belt and Road Initiative requires a logical response, one based on an assessment of realities rather than rhetoric, and reciprocity, rather than outright confrontation
The 70th anniversary of United Nations peacekeeping efforts is an opportunity to look back to the evolution and the sheer complexity of peacekeeping. To maximise performance, it is also a moment to...
A recent change in the way Ukraine describes the separatist conflict on its territory is not just about branding; it is also about the search for a more successful strategy
David Artingstall and Anton Moiseienko
Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC), which is best known as Britain’s tax collection agency, is also in the forefront of the fight against money laundering. However, its efforts are not always...
The cross-border flow of criminal finances benefits from a continued failure of money centres to cooperate
Charlie de Rivaz
All is not well with President Mauricio Macri’s project of turning Argentina into a ‘normal country’. If he fails, the ramifications could be felt across the region.
President Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Iran nuclear agreement, and reimpose sanctions against Iran, will matter most in Europe.
The meeting between India’s prime minister and China’s president inspires cautious optimism, but the loose nature of the discussion is an indication that tackling longstanding differences between...
Senior Pakistani officers, led by Army Chief of Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, realise that the way to peace and prosperity is through military cooperation with India. Will New Delhi reciprocate?