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Annual Chief of the Defence Staff Lecture
In his annual lecture to the Royal United Services Institute in London, the Chief of the Defence Staff said the Taliban ...

General Petraeus and Ambassador Sedwill: The International Mission in Afghanistan
General David H. Petraeus and Ambassador Mark Sedwell delivered speeches at RUSI today concerning the ongoing International Mission in Afghanistan and ...

General Petraeus and Ambassador Sedwill: The International Mission in Afghanistan
General David H. Petraeus and Ambassador Mark Sedwell delivered speeches at RUSI today concerning the ongoing International Mission in Afghanistan and ...

Afghanistan: Lessons for the Future
A lecture by the Rt Hon Jim Murphy MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence. Jim Murphy talked about the priorities for ...

Taliban Perspectives on Reconciliation
Presenting the findings and policy implications of a new RUSI briefing paper on Taliban reconciliation. ...

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201305 NB Quentin thumbnail RUSI Newsbrief: Meeting the Challenge: Notes from the (Air-)Field 3 May 2013 by Peter Quentin
Despite the challenges, the early stages of the British redeployment from Afghanistan appear to be progressing well Equipment and Acquisitions UK Defence Armed Forces Afghanistan Central and South Asia UK Europe NATO International Institutions
201305 NB Louth thumbnail RUSI Newsbrief: The Challenge of the UK Redeployment from Afghanistan 3 May 2013 by Dr John Louth
With twenty months left before the departure of ISAF combat troops, the enormous logistical challenge of withdrawal is becoming increasingly clear Armed Forces UK Defence Afghanistan Central and South Asia UK Europe Equipment and Acquisitions NATO International Institutions
Musharraf Analysis: Musharrafís Arrest: No Meddling From Pakistanís Military, For Now 23 Apr 2013
Former President Pervez Musharraf is now in custody as a result of a fateful decision to sack judges in 2007. His arrest is unprecedented as the Pakistani military refrains from intervening in a case which will see a military ruler indicted for the first time. Pakistan Central and South Asia
ANA Soldier Head Analysis: The Afghan National Army: An Army for the Nation? 14 Mar 2013
The Afghan National Army is seen by many policy-makers as the only viable 'exit strategy' for NATO forces. While NATO has made significant progress in developing it as a professional armed force, the army has major hurdles ahead before it attains full control in 2015. Afghanistan Central and South Asia
201302 Jnl Stevens thumbnail RUSI Journal: Afghan Local Police in Helmand: Calculated Risk or Last Gamble? 1 Mar 2013
As the 2014 deadline approaches, British and US mentors continue to work to strengthen the Afghan Local Police. The ultimate outcome remains balanced precariously between success and failure The War on Terror Terrorism Afghanistan Central and South Asia Counter-insurgency
Indian Flag 2 Analysis: The Implementation of India's Defence Offset Policy 31 Jan 2013 by Dr Joanna Spear
India's defence markets become ever more lucrative as the country propels itself to superpower status. However, if India wishes to use offsets to create a strong indigenous defence industry, it needs to foster a transparent and streamlined regulatory environment. Defence Management India Central and South Asia
RUSI Defence Systems: The Other Side of the COIN 29 Jan 2013
Former UK Police Officer, Stuart Harrison, contests that the application of conventional military force to address a counter-insurgency is not the right way to achieve a lasting success Counter-insurgency Afghanistan Central and South Asia
YouTube Prophet Muslim Protest London Analysis: Clash of Civilisation in Full Flow? Charting Anglo-American Attitudes to the 2012 YouTube Crisis 18 Jan 2013 by Saqeb Mueen, Dr Joel Faulkner Rogers
Polling research by YouGov-Cambridge in conjunction with RUSI suggests significant belief in a wider cultural clash of civilisations, and mixed views on exercising free speech to offend religion. International Institutions United Nations Middle East and North Africa Central and South Asia
Briefing: Taliban Perspectives on Reconciliation Videos: Briefing: Taliban Perspectives on Reconciliation 11 Sep 2012
Professors Theo Farrell and Michael Semple outline the key findings of a recent RUSI Briefing paper on the Taliban. Together with Professor Anatol Leiven and Dr Rudra Chaudhuri, the authors of this Briefing Paper met with key members of the Afghan Taliban to discuss what it would take for the Taliban to accept peace and move towards reconciliation. Afghanistan Central and South Asia
Afghan elders News: Taliban 'open' to a ceasefire and 'willing to accept US military presence' in Afghanistan up to 2024 10 Sep 2012
The Taliban led by Mullah Mohammad Omar are open to a general ceasefire and/or political agreement which could lead to a US military presence in Afghanistan after 2014, but will not negotiate with President Karzai or his administration, which is seen as corrupt and weak, according to a new Briefing Paper published by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). Afghanistan Central and South Asia
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