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RUSI Receives Largest Philanthropic Donations to Date in Support of the Redevelopment of its Historic HeadquartersNews, 15 November 2019
RUSI is delighted to announce two substantial donations towards its appeal for 61 Whitehall, the Institute’s iconic home opposite Downing Street, in the heart of the capital. The gifts are the...
How NATO member states can develop societal resilience to combat modern threats.Modern Deterrence, NATO, RUSI Newsbrief, Resilience
Their differences notwithstanding, the UK and Russia could cooperate in Africa.Russia, UK, Global Security Issues, Africa
Although the UK government will face a full agenda in the immediate aftermath of the general election, a high priority must be confirmation of its intent to undertake a strategic defence and security...Armed Forces, Defence Spending, Defence, Industries and Society, UK
There has been a flurry of headlines relating to the US, North Korea and Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes. However, this time it’s not about a nuclear war, it’s about meetings and dialogue.United States, North Korea, Proliferation and Nuclear Policy
Scandinavia has a robust homeland defence system that is popular and works.Domestic Security
On International Women’s Day, a member of RUSI’s staff offers some reflections on the constant struggle for a more adequate and equitable female representation in the defence and security sector.UK, History, Military Personnel, Europe
The language of deterrence was once more at the centre of policy discussion at the recent 2018 Munich Security Conference in February. Whether US Secretary of Defense James Mattis’s talk on tailored...Equipment and Acquisitions, Defence Policy, UK
The latest FATF plenary has drawn the financial technical standard-setter deep into uncomfortable political territory.Iran's Nuclear Programme, AML/CTF, Iran
Ukraine’s current fight against Russian aggression carries deep historic resonances which we ignore at our peril.Ukraine, Russia
Chinese President Xi Jinping's decision to remove a constitutional provision limiting his term in office may have little practical impact on who is already one of the Chinese Communist Party's...China
The Guidance Council of Iran has just announced its shortlist of approved Presidential Candidates. Who is the preferred runner and are we likely to see a change in policy?Tags:
http://www.rusi.org/eastofsuez Professor Michael Clarke, Director General of RUSI, introduces RUSI's latest paper authored by Professor Gareth Stansfield and Saul Kelly. The paper examines the UK's...Tags:
RUSI Research Fellow Andrea Berger argues North Korea's recently belligerent statements against the United States will not necessarily lead to war.Tags: North Korea, Proliferation and Nuclear Policy, Global Security Issues, Pacific
RUSI Director General Professor Michael Clarke and Senior Research Fellow Dr Jonathan Eyal offer their perspectives ten years on after the Iraq War.Tags:
Jon Snow, David Miliband and Shashank Joshi discuss the ways forward for the Iranian nuclear crisis.Tags:
Shahashank Joshi, Research Fellow, RUSI, outlines the main conclusions of his RUSI Whitehall Paper, examining the context of the Iran's quest for a nuclear capabilityTags:
Contemporary war is not characterised by radical change, but to a return to the eighteenth-century paradigm of positional warfare.Tags: Global Security Issues
Lavina Lee reviews Global Allies: Comparing US Alliances in the 21st Century, by Michael Wesley.Tags: Global Security Issues
This issue of Newsbrief includes articles on the migration of Daesh's leaders to Afghanistan, the 2018 NATO Summit being held in Brussels in July, what to expect in Ukrainian politics over the next twelve months, and Bulgaria's approach to the standoff between Russia and the West.Tags:
Marauding Terrorist Firearms’ Attacks: A Practitioner’s View of the UK’s Emergency Service Initial Response Arrangements to Deal with an Active ShooterRUSI Journal, 1 June 2018
Improvement is needed to the UK’s emergency services’s plans to respond to marauding terrorist firearms’ attacks.Tags: UK, Terrorism
Increasing tension over Nord Stream II puts the spotlight on a West that still lacks unity or a clear policy towards Russia. The divisions over the project are adding to bitterness within the EU and the transatlantic relationship, and benefiting Moscow.Tags: United States, Russia, Global Security Issues, Europe
Increasing Resilience in Space-Based Capabilities for the UK Through Improved Space Situational Awareness and Regulatory ControlRUSI Journal, 31 May 2018
Ian Annett and Roddy Dennis
Improved Space Situational Awareness and a regulatory framework are needed.Tags: Aerospace, Technology
It is important to understand how International Space Station is vulnerable to cyber attacks.Tags: Aerospace, Cyber
Central Asian gas exporters may have swapped dependency on one client for another with trade arrangements with Russia and China.Tags: Russia, Central and South Asia
Eleanor Gordon reviews The Peacebuilding Puzzle: Political Order in Post-Conflict States, by Naazneen H Barma.Tags: Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding
Richard S Fogarty
Richard S Fogarty reviewsTrue to Their Salt: Indigenous Personnel in Western Armed Forces, by Rob Johnson.Tags: United States, France, UK, Military Personnel
An exclusive breakfast briefing with Dr Jack Watling, Research Fellow in Land Warfare, RUSI.
An exclusive breakfast briefing with Professor Malcolm Chalmers, Deputy Director-General, RUSI.
An exclusive breakfast briefing with The Lord Evans of Weardale KCB DL, Distinguished Fellow, RUSI and former Director General of the British Security Service (MI5).
A lecture by Professor John Bourne, Honorary Professor of First World War Studies, University of Wolverhampton.
A lecture by Professor Azar Gat, Ezer Weitzman Professor of National Security, Tel Aviv University, on whether war has really been declining and, if so, why.