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RUSI is the podium of choice for world leaders and senior policymakers, and is ideally placed to attract high-quality speakers and participants at its events. These vary in size and format from set-piece lectures to conferences and seminars.

Our Man in Malaysia: The Life and Actions of a North Korean Agent

15 April 2021, 13:00

In 2017, a North Korean national named Ri Jong Chol was arrested in Malaysia in connection to the assassination at Kuala Lumpur airport of...

How Integrated are Foreign Affairs and Development in the UK Integrated Review?

26 April 2021, 16:00

In this wide-ranging conversation, Douglas Alexander and Rory Stewart deploy the experience they gained in their previously-held government...

Hard Choices: What Britain Does Next

11 May 2021, 16:00

After decades of peace and prosperity, the international order put in place after the Second World War is rapidly coming to an end. Foreign...

Prisons and Terrorism

30 June 2021, 16:00

Erupting in 1969, the Northern Ireland troubles continued with terrible intensity until 1998. The most enduring civil conflict in Western...

Western Jihadism: A Thirty Year History

14 July 2021, 16:00

In forensic and compelling detail, Professor Jytte Klausen shows how Islamist terrorism in Europe and North America has been driven, not by...

Precision Strike in 21st Century Multidomain Operations

13 May 2021, 12:00

The ‘democratisation’ of access to long-range precision strike assets once thought to be components of an exclusively Western revolution in military affairs will have important ramifications for the...

RUSI Land Warfare Conference 2021: Integrating for Operations Today and Warfighting Tomorrow

02 June 2021, 9:00

The British Government published its Integrated Security, Defence and Foreign Policy Review in March 2021, setting out its ambition for the UK’s role in the world over the next decade. Given the...

Does the World Really Hate America? Global Perception of the US and its Effect on Foreign Affairs

11 September 2007, 11:00

A panel discussion with:Dame Pauline Neville Jones, Shadow Security MinisterMichael Macy, Cultural Attaché, US Embassy LondonProfessor Rob Singh, Birkbeck College, University of LondonZaki Chehab, Bureau Chief, Al Hayat – LBC TV Six years ago the...

Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2007: Counter-Insurgency - Echoes from the Past

10 September 2007, 12:00

The Lord Trenchard Memorial Lecture 2007, to be given by Air Chief Marshal Sir Glenn Torpy, Chief of the Air Staff, Royal Air Force will examine the use of air power in complex counter-insurgency operations. The popular perception of the RAF's...

The War on Terrorist Financing: Forging an Effective International Architecture

25 July 2007, 8:00

The globalised financial system has provided a mechanism for the free flow of international trade and investment, but it has also provided a means for terrorists to finance their operations. The conference will analyse the evolution of terrorist...

Pakistan, its Neighbours and the West: The Struggle against Terrorism

19 July 2007, 11:00

 The future stability of Pakistan rests to a considerable degree on the stability of its neighbours; the military presence of the Western powers in Afghanistan also plays a crucial role. After 9/11, when the USA led the invasion of Afghanistan as a...

Military History Circle - TE Lawrence: Making Friends and Running an Insurgency in the Arab World

13 July 2007, 11:45

James Barr will draw on four years' archival research and Middle Eastern study that culminated in his book, ‘Setting the Desert on Fire: Britain's secret war in Arabia 1916-18’. Barr assesses what lessons Lawrence of Arabia can offer in defeating...

Israel and Syria: The Second Track

05 July 2007, 13:00

The relationship between Israel and Syria is of pivotal importance for the geo-politics of the Middle East today.  Analysts are concerned about the potential of armed confrontation between the two states.  Against this backdrop, diplomacy runs its...

RUSI Military History Circle-Guild of Battlefield Guides Joint Event

29 June 2007, 8:45

Talks this year will focus on the Crimean War, the Second Afghan War, the First World War (Ypres and Shaiba) and a presentation on touring European battlefields. This is the second collaboration between the two groups and the GBG will offer a...

Western Strategies Towards Pakistan

28 June 2007, 14:30

Asia Security Programme: Western Strategies Towards Pakistan15:30-16:30 28 June 2007RUSI, 61 WhitehallWithout Pakistan’s active and full cooperation, the U.S. and broader international community cannot reconstruct Afghanistan, defeat the Taliban,...

Whitehall Dialogue - How Effective is the House of Commons Defence Committee?

28 June 2007, 11:45

Presentation by the Rt. Hon. James Arbuthnot MP, Chairman, House of Commons Defence Committee.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /> The Defence Committee was set up by the House of Commons to examine the...

Launching EU Battlegroups

25 June 2007, 8:00

Since its emergence in 2004, the European Union’s plan to develop both national and multinational Battlegroups has become a major focus of the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP). Each Battlegroup comprises 1500 troops and two of these...

Military History Circle - New Light on an Old Question: Special Forces and the Fall of Singapore, 1941-1942

22 June 2007, 11:45

Professor Brian P. FarrellDeputy Head, Department of History, National University of SingaporeNew Light on an Old Question: Special Forces and the Fall of Singapore, 1941-1942In the Malayan Emergency and the Confrontation, the special forces units...

Iraq's Militias: Lessons from Basra's Fratricidal Violence

20 June 2007, 12:00

Iraq's Militias: Lessons from Basra's Fratricidal Violence1300-1415, 20 June 2007RUSI, 61 WhitehallWhile international attention centres on Baghdad with its spectacular bombings and more comprehensible dynamics, Basra is a case study of Iraq’s...

Transatlantic Programme - America and the World: US Foreign Policy in the run-up to 2008

18 June 2007, 14:00

Dr. Charles Kupchan is senior fellow and director of Europe studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also professor of international affairs at the Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.  He will be giving a talk at RUSI...

United Nations Peacekeeping and the Failure to Protect

18 June 2007, 10:00

Mr Andrew Mitchell Conservative MP for Sutton ColdfieldShadow Secretary of State for International DevelopmentWhen the UN was founded, it was designed to respond to conflicts between sovereign states. However, most contemporary armed conflicts are...

3rd Annual Science and Technology for Homeland Security and Resilience Conference 2007

12 June 2007, 7:30

Please see additional information for 'The United Kingdom Security & Counter Terrorism Science & Innovation Strategy'. The <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />UK continues to face a range of...

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