RUSI’s Future of Financial Intelligence Sharing research programme was cited this week in a UN report on the threat posed by ISIL.The Secretary-General report addressed the ways in which the threat of ISIL. The sixth report of its kind, it considered how to prevent the financing of terrorism and how 'innovative partnerships between Government agencies and private sector actors' could help achieve...
As the threat from Islamic State evolves, security responses must too. Financial intelligence must continue to play a critical role in identifying and disrupting new threats, in investigating foreign terrorist fighters and prosecuting their supporters.
The assassination of Andrei Karlov, the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, by a Turkish policeman has brought into focus the hugely deleterious impact of the Syrian war upon neighbouring states and the wider region.
The UK is ‘back East of Suez’, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson declared earlier this month. However, while the British government is making the engagement with the Arab Gulf states a centrepiece of its foreign policy, Germany is also looking to strengthen its relationships in the region, albeit more cautiously and with less fanfare.