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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.

Sharpening the Dagger: Optimising Special Forces for Future Conflict

28 June 2021, 15:00

Militaries have found a persistent need to establish units that are detached from the conventional force structure to address discrete...

The Bomb Beyond Borders: How Do Democratic States and Their Citizens Think About Nuclear Use?

28 June 2021, 16:00

In recent decades, scholars and policymakers have advanced the view that the non-use of nuclear weapons since the Second World War can...

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...

The Future of Energy Security and National Resilience

12 July 2021, 16:00

In this wide-ranging discussion, panellists will reflect on some of the key issues that will need to be addressed as part of the wider...

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...

A Liberal Democrat View of UK Defence Policy

15 March 2005, 0:00

Changing the International Security EnvironmentToday, the United Kingdom faces a complex array of defence and security challenges. Fifteen years after the end of the Cold War and it is obvious that the world is an unpredictable and perilous place....

Transformation of Military Operations on the Cusp

14 March 2005, 0:00

Transformation of Military Operations on the Cusp 14-15 March 2005 Norfolk, Virginia On 14-15 March 2005, the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, in partnership with United States Joint Forces Command, held a...

Politics & Terrorism

24 February 2005, 0:00

This event is now sold out     This conference will explore both current and emerging international terrorist tactics and strategy and, by the use of case studies, explore the vulnerabilities of nations and communities to the successful execution of...

RUSI/Economist Debate: 'Is the Joint Intelligence Committee a Model Arrangement or a Discredited One'

21 February 2005, 0:00

Members can listen to the debate by logging in the purple box ------------------------------------------------------>This event represented a timely opportunity to consider several key issues: Should the political and intelligence worlds be more...

Military History Circle

18 February 2005, 0:00

Histories of the Hanged: <?XML:NAMESPACE PREFIX = DEFANGHTML_ST1 />Britain's Dirty War in Kenya and the End of Empire Friday 18 February 2005 from 1245 - 1400 The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies would like to ...

Military History Circle

21 January 2005, 0:00

Dr John Peaty, Research Analyst, Defence Geographic and Imagery Intelligence Agency and Private Historian on the subject of 'The First Manhattan Project: Artillery Survey In The Great War'Friday 21 January 2004 from 1245 - 1400.  If you would like...

The Tribal Areas of Pakistan: A Haven For Terrorists?

19 January 2005, 0:00

Half-Day Conference on 'The Tribal Areas of Pakistan: A Haven For Terrorists?' - 19 January 2005 at 1315 (Buffet Lunch from 1215) The Royal United Services Institute will hold a half-day conference on 19 January on The Tribal Areas of Pakistan: A...

Defence Reform in Serbia and Montenegro

18 January 2005, 0:00

His Excellency Dr Prvoslav Davinic, Minister of Defence for Serbia and MontenegroTuesday 18 January 2005 from 1300 - 1400If you would like to take part please inform Jane Davenport, Events Manager, RUSIjanedavenport@rusi.org / 0207 747 2615 1300 (...

US Homeland Security

09 December 2004, 0:00

Admiral James Loy is Deputy Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security.  Admiral Loy formerly served as the Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration until he was nominated by President Bush in October. Click here to listen...

Annual RUSI Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture

09 December 2004, 0:00

Click here for the lecture   It really doesn’t seem twelve months since I was standing here before you all, speaking about the challenges of changing times. RUSI is, in many ways, a fine example of an organisation that identifies the need to...

Private Military Companies in the Current Global Order

06 December 2004, 0:00

Private military companies (PMCs) are increasingly a part of the security landscape. Events in Iraq and Afghanistan have played a significant role in moving the debate over PMCs forward since the Arms to Africa affair in the 1990s. The old notion of...

The Security Intersection: The Paradox of Power in an Age of Terror

01 December 2004, 0:00

The South African Institute of International Affairs and theRoyal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies announce the launch of a new book  THE SECURITY INTERSECTIONThe Paradox of Power in an Age of Terror by Greg Mills   The...

NATO, the Mediterranean and the Middle East: the Successor Generation

29 November 2004, 0:00

Read Deputy Secretary General Alessandro Minuto Rizzo's Keynote Address A RUSI conference co-sponsored by the NATO Division of Public Diplomacy What can NATO offer the Mediterranean and Middle East? What does the region want from NATO? Is NATO...

Libya: Reform or Renewal

25 November 2004, 0:00

The Libya: Reform and Renewal conference will take place...

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