Despite extensive efforts to close down its international sources of funding, Al-Shabaab continues to find new means to finance its activities from more diverse, localised and criminalised income streams
Although security operations are likely to continue as before, the coup should force the international community to ask hard and probing questions about the approach taken in trying to secure the Sahel.
The Blue Economy development concept has driven many states to consolidate their maritime domain. As the Kenya–Somalia maritime dispute shows, the Blue Economy has security consequences beyond development.
Justin Bronk, Research Fellow, Airpower and Technology
Trevor Taylor, Professorial Research Fellow, Defence, Industries and Society
Emily Winterbotham, Director, Terrorism and Conflict
Andrea Berger, Associate Fellow
Jonathan Eyal, Associate Director, Strategic Research Partnerships
RUSI experts offer their initial reactions on the election of President-elect Donal Trump and what this will mean for US foreign policy, the fight against ISIS, Europe, Asia, the defence industry and...