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UK approaching a 'return to east of Suez' decision
29 Apr 2013
The UK is approaching a decision point where a significant strategic reorientation of its defence and security towards the Gulf is both plausible and logical; and for the first time since the UK unceremoniously left the Gulf in 1971, a coherent strategy for a 'return to east of Suez' is emerging, according to a new paper from the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).
The World's First Spanish Language Phrase Book?
27 Feb 2013
In addition to its scholarly collection, the RUSI Library of Military History contains material from the Nineteenth century to help servicemen do their duty effectively. This phrasebook from 1836 is designed to assist mariners go about their work in a world increasingly made smaller through maritime trade.
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RLMH News: A Victorian Analysis of the Siege of Cork through Annotated Maps
16 Jan 2013
The RUSI Archive is home to a number of unusual annotated maps. One example presented here brings together the histories and careers of two military greats, despite the intervening century between their lives; the Duke of Marlborough and First Viscount Wolseley.
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