New RUSI Council
25 Nov 2010
Following the Annual General Meeting of 25 November 2010, members of RUSI elected a newly constituted Council.
Metropolitan Police Commissioner warns of the 'persistent' terrorist threat to the UK
24 Nov 2010
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson gave a speech at RUSI on 'Building National Resilience'. The Commissioner said that, whilst several significant threats to UK security have been disrupted since 9/11, the threat from terrorism is a persistent and constantly changing landscape that the police, security services and public must work together to address.
RUSI welcomes Professor Hiroyasu Akutsu
8 Nov 2010
The Royal United Services Institute is pleased to announce the arrival of National Institute of Defence Studies Fellow Professor Hiroyasu Akutsu.
Implementing the SDSR: Many difficult decisions are still to come
5 Nov 2010
The UK’s Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR) has just begun to identify how the Ministry of Defence (MoD) will be able to meet the challenging target for spending cuts that it has been set, according to a new paper from the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).
Home Secretary Theresa May Gives Speech at RUSI
3 Nov 2010
Home Secretary Theresa May gave an address at RUSI concerning the terrorist threat to the UK and the government's response to it. The Home Secretary talked about the recent cargo plane borne bomb from Yemen and outlined three key areas that the government will focus on to combat terrorism in the UK.
US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus at RUSI
27 Oct 2010
The Honorable Ray Mabus, Secretary of the Navy, US Department of Defense, attends an exclusive round table, hosted by RUSI, where he outlines tyhe challenges facing the US Navy and Marine Corps in a time of austerity.
British and French military establishments face 'Entente or oblivion'
30 Sep 2010
Due to the current economic and strategic climate, British and French militaries must co-operate or 'risk ending the current decade amputated and shrunk beyond recognition, argues the latest Future Defence Review Working Paper from the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).
Britain faces 'new wave' of home grown terrorist attacks
1 Sep 2010
Britain faces an increasing threat from lone, home grown jihadists, as a potential 'new wave' of terrorists focus their activity away from large, coordinated attacks, towards a new-style of violence, according to an article in the recent Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Journal.
Like for like renewal of Trident will come at expense of conventional forces
28 Jul 2010
The UK's current commitment to maintain a nuclear-armed missile submarine on deterrent patrol at all times (Continuous At-Sea Deterrence, or 'CASD'), is driven as much by institutional and political momentum as by strategic necessity, and plans to order a new generation of submarines after 2015 now threatens to be at the expense of further reduction in conventional forces according to a new report from the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).