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NATO Operations - Internal and External Challenges - General John Craddock
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Military History Lecture - The Origins of the American Civil War: What Can We Learn from the Way a Society Remembers a War?
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The Future Defence Review: Red Teaming a Green Paper - Part of the RUSI Future Defence Review Event Series
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Members' Lecture -The Challenges Facing Defence
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Courage and Commitment: Doing the Job in Afghanistan, Supporting Personnel at Home
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Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture
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Towards Zero: Britain’s role in furthering nuclear non-proliferation and multilateral approaches to disarmament
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The Strategic Defence and Security Review: A Conservative View of Defence and Future Challenges
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Modern Society, Military Traditions: Effective Armed Forces in Today’s Britain
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The Foreign Policy Framework of a New Conservative Government
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The United Kingdom’s Nuclear Deterrent: Past, Present and Future
A lecture by Professor Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield FBA, Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary, University of London. Ever ...

The United Kingdom’s Nuclear Deterrent: Past, Present and Future
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Afghanistan: Lessons for the Future
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The Reform of the Bundeswehr
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Russia-UK Bilateral Relations
A lecture by His Excellency Mr Alexander Yakovenko, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Court of St James’s. Ambassador Yakovenko ...

Russia-UK Bilateral Relations
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The Role of Information Systems
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Director of Security Service on MI5 and the Evolving Threat
Address by the Director General of the Security Service, Andrew Parker, to the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), Whitehall, 8 October ...

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201212 Jnl Neville-Jones and Phillips_thumbnail RUSI Journal: Where Next for UK Cyber-Security? 11 Dec 2012 by Mark Phillips
A national-security cloud on the horizon? The UK government should take the lead in setting cyber-security standards both within and beyond the UK's borders Cyber Technology UK Europe UK Defence
201212 Jnl Louth_thumbnail RUSI Journal: Corporate Versus National: UK Strategy at Cross-Purposes and the Failed BAE Systems-EADS Merger 11 Dec 2012 by Dr John Louth
The failed BAE Systems-EADS merger demonstrated the possible consequences of confusing corporate and national strategy UK Defence Equipment and Acquisitions UK Europe
201212 Jnl Bosbotinis_thumbnail RUSI Journal: The Future of UK Carrier Strike: The Strategic Implications of the F-35 Variant Decision 11 Dec 2012
The UK's decision to choose the F-35B variant of the Lightning II may have saddled the military with a more expensive, less effective platform Defence Policy UK Defence Equipment and Acquisitions Armed Forces Global Strategy and Commitments Defence Spending UK Europe
201212 Jnl Parry_thumbnail RUSI Journal: The United Kingdom's Future Carriers: What Are They Good For? 11 Dec 2012
The UK government's decision to revert to the F-35B Lightning II variant for its new aircraft carriers may have the positive (if unintended) outcome of enforcing a re-think in strategy (Free access) Defence Policy UK Defence Global Strategy and Commitments Armed Forces Equipment and Acquisitions UK Europe
Erdogan thumbnail Analysis: Turkey Defers to Egypt 23 Nov 2012 by Aaron Stein
Turkey’s grander regional ambitions have been thwarted by its alienation of important regional players. Now a more inward looking Turkey has adopted a supporting role as Erdogan positions himself for a run at the Turkish presidency. Turkey Europe Egypt Middle East and North Africa Israel Middle East Peace
Gotovina Analysis: The Gotovina Verdict Does Not Wipe the Slate Clean 19 Nov 2012 by Adrian Johnson
A previous judgement to indict two Croatian generals of war crimes during 1995 has been overturned on appeal. While their conduct is deemed within the reasonable demands of a military offensive, Serbian prejudices against the War Crimes Tribunal process will be reinforced. Law and Ethics Europe
Garcia and Malamud_thumbnailjpg RUSI Newsbrief: Correa and Assange: A Peculiar Relationship 15 Nov 2012
What are the key determinants of Ecuadorian President Correa’s ongoing support for WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange? UK Europe Latin America Americas
Berger_thumbnailjpg RUSI Newsbrief: Mission Possible: Canada-UK Embassy Sharing 15 Nov 2012 by Andrea Berger
What are the factors underpinning the agreement of – and reaction to – the recent Memorandum of Understanding on Canada-UK embassy sharing and diplomatic co-operation? North America Americas UK Europe
Krause_thumbnailjpg RUSI Newsbrief: Reforming the Reform? The Growing Criticism of the Bundeswehr Realignment 15 Nov 2012
Mounting criticism, from both within and outside the military, is increasingly casting doubt upon the likely success of the ongoing reorientation of the German armed forces. Military Personnel Germany Europe
Yamazoe and Sutyagin_thumbnailjpg RUSI Newsbrief: The Multilateral Orientations of Russian and Japanese Diplomacy in East Asia 15 Nov 2012 by Dr Igor Sutyagin
The Russian desire to develop more tangible ties in East Asia, alongside Japan’s commitment to strengthening its multilateral security networks in the region reflect a positive trend in terms of the ability of these two countries to play a constructive role in the region. Japan Pacific Russia Europe
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