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Turkish Foreign Policy; challenges and opportunities
RUSI welcomed Ali Babacan, Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs, for a speech on Turkey’s foreign policy preoccupations. ...

NATO Operations - Internal and External Challenges - General John Craddock
General John Craddock, formerly Supreme Allied Commander Europe (SACEUR) spoke on the current and future tasks ahead of the organisation's Sixtieth ...

Military History Lecture - The Origins of the American Civil War: What Can We Learn from the Way a Society Remembers a War?
Long fascinated with the origins of the American Civil War, Professor Brian Holden Reid will address the various ways ‘blame’ has ...

The Future Defence Review: Red Teaming a Green Paper - Part of the RUSI Future Defence Review Event Series
Building on the success of the previous three RUSI conferences analysing the issues affecting the development of the United Kingdom’s Future ...

Members' Lecture -The Challenges Facing Defence
A lecture by Sir Bill Jeffrey KCB, Permanent Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Defence, UK. ...

Courage and Commitment: Doing the Job in Afghanistan, Supporting Personnel at Home
A lecture by the Rt. Hon. Bob Ainsworth MP, Secretary of State for Defence, UK. ...

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 ...

Towards Zero: Britain’s role in furthering nuclear non-proliferation and multilateral approaches to disarmament
A high-profile conference on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. ...

The Strategic Defence and Security Review: A Conservative View of Defence and Future Challenges
A lecture by Dr Liam Fox MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Defence and Conservative Member of Parliament for Woodspring. In ...

Modern Society, Military Traditions: Effective Armed Forces in Today’s Britain
A lecture by Bill Rammell MP, Minister of State for the Armed Forces, UK. Defence is acting to reflect the values ...

The Foreign Policy Framework of a New Conservative Government
An address by The Rt Hon William Hague MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary and Senior Member of the Shadow Cabinet. As the ...

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
A lecture by Professor Lord Hennessy of Nympsfield FBA, Attlee Professor of Contemporary British History, Queen Mary, University of London. Ever ...

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 ...

The Reform of the Bundeswehr
A briefing on the reform of the German military by Christian Schmidt, Parliamentary State Secretary to the German Minister of Defence ...

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
A lecture by His Excellency Mr Alexander Yakovenko, Ambassador of the Russian Federation to the Court of St James’s. Ambassador Yakovenko ...

The Role of Information Systems
The fourth and final workshop in the Alternative Energy and Sustainability Series will discuss balance between the benefit that information systems ...

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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PCC graph RUSI Journal: Police and Crime Commissioners One Year On 31 Oct 2013 by Margaret Gilmore
A year after the election of the first Police and Crime Commissioners in England and Wales, the public is still suspicious of their abilities and reform still has a long way to go UK Europe Domestic Security
Online radicalisation RUSI Journal: Pathways to Violent Extremism in the Digital Era 31 Oct 2013 by Luke Gribbon, Charlie Edwards
The Internet plays a key role in the radicalisation of terrorists and extremists, yet more research is needed to understand how this process works (Free Access) Resilience Cyber Technology Terrorism Tackling Extremism UK Europe
Cyber crime RUSI Journal: Organised Crime and the Internet: Implications for National Security 31 Oct 2013
Definitions of organised crime do not easily fit the new types of criminal activity carried out via the Internet Cyber Technology China Pacific Russia Europe
Data protection Analysis: The Snowden Leaks: The Need to Update Our Legislation on Data and Security 31 Oct 2013 by Robert Pritchard
The recent leaks about the surveillance capabilities of our intelligence agencies have undoubtedly harmed national security. Nevertheless, they also provide a long overdue opportunity to update legislation that will help security agencies and protect the rights of individuals. Cyber Technology Intelligence UK Europe
Pavlo Lapshyn 2 Analysis: From Ukraine with Hate: What Pavlo Lapshyn Conviction Says About the Far-Right Extremism 25 Oct 2013 by Raffaello Pantucci
Far-right extremist Pavlo Lapshyn has today been imprisoned for murdering a Muslim man and attempting to bomb mosques. The incident highlights that violent Islamists are not the only ones willing to murder in advance of a political ideology. UK Europe Terrorism
GCHQ Analysis: Debating Intelligence and Surveillance 14 Oct 2013
Where should the limits surveillance be placed? And how should intelligence oversight work? Following his first public speech delivered at RUSI, Andrew Parker, Director General of MI5 sparked off a national and international debate about the current terrorist threat and the role of surveillance and intelligence. Terrorism Technology Intelligence UK Europe
Intelligence Oversight in the UK Analysis: In Defence of National Security Scrutiny 14 Oct 2013
Why should the public be asked to accept blanket assurances that their privacy and security are protected? Terrorism Intelligence Technology UK Europe
GCHQ Bude satelite Analysis: The Snowden Leaks Are Damaging to National Security, But the Subsequent Debate May Benefit Us All 14 Oct 2013 by Charlie Edwards
The intelligence-gathering revelations from Edward Snowden did harm national security, but they should now serve as an opportunity to have a mature national conversation on the hierarchy of accountability in intelligence gathering. Technology Cyber Terrorism Intelligence UK Europe
Scottish and UK Flags News: RUSI Expert Comments on Ministry of Defence's Scotland paper 8 Oct 2013 by Professor Malcolm Chalmers
RUSI Research Director comments on the Ministry of Defence paper highlighting how the UK and Scotland can benefit from an integrated approach to defence. Scottish Defence and Security Policy UK Defence UK Europe
National Crime Agency [thumbnail] Analysis: Out of the Shadows: Five Challenges facing the National Crime Agency 7 Oct 2013 by Charlie Edwards
Billed by the media as the UK’s answer to the FBI, the National Crime Agency is launched today. The agency faces the herculean challenge of reducing organised crime in the UK and overseas with inadequate intelligence, a limited budget and a public who remains largely ignorant of the true scale of the threat. Organised Crime Intelligence UK Europe
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