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In this episode, host Anton Moiseienko is joined by journalist and cybersecurity expert Brian Krebs to dive into the workings of money mule networks. Are they innocent enablers or knowing accomplices...Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies
Coronavirus: Financial Inclusion Considerations for Risk-Based Supervision and Its Impacts on the Risk-Based ApproachRUSI Publications, 13 July 2020
Isabella Chase and Tom Keatinge
This Briefing Paper explores how the financial services opportunities created by the coronavirus pandemic can be used to propel the global adoption of a genuinely risk-based approach to supervision...Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, Coronavirus, AML/CTF, Briefing Papers
Legislation governing the wildlife trade in China has changed as a result of the current pandemic. Still, a great deal remains to be done.China, Coronavirus
In the first in a series of articles, we explore the UK’s current attempt to operate a government-wide direction in its approval of major procurement projects.Defence Spending, Defence, Industries and Society, Equipment and Acquisitions, Defence Management, UK, UK Defence, Europe
Taiwan’s leader has proven to be a deft political player and a great political survivor. But she will need all her skills to navigate the island through the stormy seas which lie ahead.China, United States, International Security Studies
The coronavirus pandemic has put many of the central sources of the UK’s soft power on pause. These must be protected, and new opportunities should be seized, for the UK to remain a global leader in...Coronavirus, Art, Culture and Literature, UK
The UK is a leading contributor to UN peacekeeping operations. It should continue to be so, while promoting a wider reform agenda of the organisation.United Nations, Global Strategy and Commitments, UK, Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding
A century ago today, the Treaty of Trianon carved up the territory of Hungary, consigning the rump country to the status of the single biggest loser of the First World War. Trianon’s consequences,...
Germany’s decision to ban Hizbullah does not signify the start of a regional shift, but generates wider foreign policy repercussions.Germany, Terrorism
Nick Reynolds and Sidharth Kaushal
Chinese military incursions at the border with India may signify Beijing’s desire for a permanent shift in the military status quo between the two powers.Japan, India, Military Sciences
Peter Roberts and Nina Kollars talk futurology, exceptionalism, decisive engagements, pathology, winnable fights, and vapourware, all in the pursuit of a more pragmatic view on the Western Way of...Tags: Military Sciences
What is the Western Way of War? Is there one? How did it come about? Is it war or warfare (and what is the difference)? In this trailer to the new podcast from RUSI, we tackle these issues and...Tags: Military Sciences
Dr Nicholas Mulder talks to RUSI's Dr Jonathan Eyal about the origins of economic sanctions and their relevance today. Nicholas Mulder is an associate professor at Cornell University and is author of...Tags: Global Security Issues
RUSI Director General Dr Karin von Hippel on China's policy towards Hong Kong. As China becomes more aggressive towards the province, how will the international community reach?Tags: China
North Korea adapts its proliferation financing activities to the particular opportunities available in each of the regions in which it operates. Sub-Saharan Africa has been no different.Tags: Counter-Proliferation Finance, North Korea, Proliferation and Nuclear Policy, Africa, Pacific
Perhaps the greatest current cyberspace threat is cyber-enabled information operations, which strike at the narratives that underlie social cohesion. The long-term solution is education in critical thinking, but some legal changes could help blunt the effects in the short term.Tags: Cyber, Information, Technology
There is more to successful data exploitation than buying tools and expertise. It requires hard thinking and basic management. An analytics specialist offers some guidelines for data analytics success in DefenceTags: Information
Trevor Taylor and Rebecca Lucas
Cyber concerns and foreign direct investments have dragged reluctant UK and US defence authorities further into supply chain management.Tags: Cyber, United States, Defence Management, UK, Technology
Bilateral cooperation between the US and India has expanded in key areas, but the relationship increasingly rests on unstable foundations.Tags: United States, US Defence Policy, India, Global Security Issues
Jackson Oliver Webster
Online radicalisation is a key feature of contemporary far-right movements, and is not only a worrying domestic security concern for increasing numbers of Western countries, but points to deeper Defence vulnerabilities in future state-on-state crises.Tags: Tackling Extremism, Information
Artificial intelligence on the battlefield challenges key assumptions which underpin military planning.Tags: United States, Defence Policy, Maritime Forces, Technology
This Virtual Conference will see speakers from academia, the military, security organisations, and allies discuss the interaction and cross-dependencies between military and civillian agencies in...
The National Security Strategy and Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 stated that “it would be irresponsible to assume that the UK will not in the foreseeable future be confronted with the...
An exclusive Whitehall briefing with Sir John Scarlett KCMG OBE, Vice Chairman of RUSI and former Chief of the British Secret Intelligence Service (SIS or MI6).
A webinar reflecting on the 75th anniversary of VJ (Victory over Japan) Day and the UK-Japan relationship.