International Security Studies

We map and analyse how emerging geopolitical conflict, competition and cooperation in strategically important regions of the globe impacts on international security.


The team focuses on the key security regions of the world: the Indo-Pacific; Sub-Saharan Africa; the Middle East and North Africa; Europe and Eurasia. Drawing on expert geopolitical understanding and local language skills, the team delivers policy-driven research and analysis on the international politics of these regions and their critical actors, alongside the domestic politics of leading states as a driver of foreign and security policy.

With the international environment becoming increasingly volatile, we have launched the International Security in Transformation initiative to examine key developments reshaping security politics around the globe, identify trends disrupting businesses and markets, and highlight opportunities for new forms of cooperation.

The initiative also explores the impact on the UK as an international actor. It identifies ways in which the UK can best manage risks and exploit opportunities in the fast-changing international context.

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Programmes

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Podcasts


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Global Security Briefing Podcasts
Bridging the Oceans Podcasts

The International Security Studies team is supported by a global network of associate fellows. The team is also joined by visiting fellows from around the world conducting independent research. For more information about the visiting fellowship programme please email Jeremy Wimble, Programme Manager at jeremyw@rusi.org

Fellows


Distinguished Fellows


Peter Jones CMG

Distinguished Fellow

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Vice Admiral Ignacio Mardones

Distinguished Fellow

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The Rt. Hon. Alistair Burt

Distinguished Fellow

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Ambassador Jonathan R. Cohen

Distinguished Fellow

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Senior Associate Fellows


Ali Ansari

Senior Associate Fellow

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Andrew Cainey

Senior Associate Fellow

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Professor Mark Galeotti

Senior Associate Fellow

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Professor Tracey German

Senior Associate Fellow

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Dr Bates Gill

Senior Associate Fellow

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Dr H A Hellyer

Senior Associate Fellow

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Richard Kouyoumdjian Inglis

Senior Associate Fellow

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Professor Duncan McCargo

Senior Associate Fellow

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Dr Ziya Meral

Senior Associate Fellow

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Dr Andrew Monaghan

Senior Associate Fellow

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Raffaello Pantucci

Senior Associate Fellow

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Jim Townsend

Senior Associate Fellow

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Associate Fellows


Fola Aina

Associate Fellow

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Marwa Baabbad

Associate Fellow

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Simon Chelton

Associate Fellow

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Dr Richard Connolly

Associate Fellow

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Duncan Depledge

Associate Fellow

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Dr Jürgen Haacke

Associate Fellow

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Jalel Harchaoui

Associate Fellow

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Ahmed Hassen

Associate Fellow

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Dr Louise Kettle FRHistS

Associate Fellow

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Walter Ladwig

Associate Fellow

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Sarah Lain

Associate Fellow

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Clovis Meath Baker CMG OBE

Associate Fellow

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Dr Michael Nwankpa

Associate Fellow

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Alison Pargeter

Associate Fellow

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Dr Samuel Ramani

Associate Fellow

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Natia Seskuria

Associate Fellow

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Michael Stephens

Associate Fellow

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Dr Andrew E. Yaw Tchie

Associate Fellow

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Dr Maryna Vorotnyuk

Associate Fellow

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Visiting Fellows


Burzine Waghmar

Visiting India Fellow

International Security Studies

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