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Europe Doesn’t Expect Fresh Influx of Returning ISIS Fighters
Sir Simon Gass
President Donald Trump’s choice of Friday the 13th for his long-awaited statement on Iran may prove prophetic.
Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi
For the moment, Iran is biding its time in response to US President Donald Trump’s decision to decertify its nuclear deal with key governments. But Tehran’s patience won’t last long.
Fall of ISIS Stronghold Raqqa Will Change War on Extremists, Not End It
Kurdistan’s long and uncertain road to independence
Iraqi Kurds have voted in an independence referendum few in either the Middle East or the rest of the world thought wise. But that was the easy part – gaining independence will be much more difficult.
Albert B Wolf
For all the Sturm und Drang over the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with Iran, neither side has answered the crucial question the Trump administration faces if it abrogates the deal: ‘And then what?’
Mixed messages from the Financial Action Task Force’s latest plenary are unlikely to enhance Iran’s access to banking.
RUSI Research Fellow Dr Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi discusses on AlJazeera English the legacy and significance of Iranian leader Hashemi Rafsanjani as he passes away.
RUSI International Security Studies Director, Raffaello Pantucci, predicts that 2017 will be a year of change as major powers reconsider their international roles and non-states such as Daesh are...
Immediate reaction from RUSI research fellow Michael Stephens to the assassination of Russia's Ambassador to Turkey.
RUSI Research Fellows Michael Stephens and Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi assess the latest developments in Aleppo and the role of Russia and Iran.
RUSI Research Fellow Michael Stephens gives his assessment on the Iraqi government's push to retake the strategically important city of Fallujah from Daesh militants.
The likely result of the upcoming referendum in the Kurdish areas of Iraq will create a dilemma for the Iraqi state and foreign powers.
Sneha Reddy reviews The Great War and the Middle East, by Rob Johnson.
The fighter-bomber became an important part of the RAF's campaign in North Africa during the Second World War.
Israel is now in a much stronger position than it was in 1967.
Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi, Aaditya Dave, Gareth Stansfield and Stefan Wolff
Report from a roundtable looking at the challenges facing Iraq after Daesh, focusing especially on post-war identities and stable government in the north of the country.
RUSI is hosting a conference with the support of Durham University, the British-Yemeni Society and the MBI Al Jaber Foundation to mark 50 years since Britain's withdrawal from Aden (also known as...
An 'in-conversation' style event with Sir Sherard Cowper-Coles KCMG LVO.
The Royal United Services Institute invites you to attend the book launch of Dr Hellyer's new publication: A Revolution Undone.
An event exploring the fight against Daesh with Michael Weiss, author of ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror
A briefing by Iraq’s Foreign Minister and Former Prime Minister, Dr Ibrahim al Jaafari.
Dr Karin von Hippel
Kurdish leaders 'likely to push ahead with independence vote'
OPEC's second-biggest producer could possibly split in two — and start an oil war