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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
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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
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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Ukraine flag Analysis: Ukraine, the European Union and Russia: a Game of Absolutes? 29 Jun 2014 by Sarah Lain
Ukraine has finally signed economic agreement with the European Union which will further add to the tense atmosphere between Ukraine and Russia. As Ukraine faces West, Ukraine will have to assert its own political independence without alienating Russia. Europe Ukraine Russia
Maliki voting Iraq elections Analysis: Desperate for Air Support, Maliki Turns to Russia (and now Iran)* 29 Jun 2014 by Justin Bronk
Exasperated at the lack of air support to from the United States to fight ISIS, the Iraqi government has purchased second-hand Sukhoi fighter jets from Russia and Belarus. But how effective will they be in confronting the Jihadist threat on Baghdad’s door? Aerospace Middle East and North Africa Iraq Europe Russia United States
A USAF F-15, Polish Mig-29 and RAF Typhoon over Lithuania NATO Analysis: NATO Baltic Air Policing – Revenge of the Cold War Relic 4 Jun 2014 by Justin Bronk
NATO’s primary military response to the Russian annexation of Crimea was to reinforce its long standing Baltic Air Policing operations. Airpower is a domain in which NATO can credibly challenge Russian dominance in the region and provide ‘hard’ deterrence against military intimidation. Aerospace Europe Ukraine Russia UK
European Union Flag Analysis: Dealing With Europe's Electoral Debacle 27 May 2014 by Dr Jonathan Eyal
The rise of far-right and anti-European Union parties at the European Parliament elections was the biggest vote of no confidence in the continent’s ruling elite since the launch of the EU project. But it need not be a disaster, provided governments act with composure and tact. Europe
Astana Kazakhstan RUSI Newsbrief: Gaining Crimea, Losing the Customs Union 19 May 2014 by Dr Igor Sutyagin
Despite being close allies of Russia and members of the Moscow-led Customs Union, Kazakhstan and Belarus are nervous about Putin’s expansionist attitude. Europe Ukraine Russia
Tiraspol Transnistria RUSI Newsbrief: The Crimean Annexation: What it Means for Moldova 19 May 2014
As the crisis in Ukraine continues to unfold, its neighbour and trading partner Moldova is left fearing the economic and political consequences. (Free access) Europe Ukraine Russia
Norway Glacier RUSI Journal: The Political Challenge to Petroleum Activity around Svalbard 9 May 2014
Disputes over rights to hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation in the European High North continue Global Security Issues Climate Security Europe
Cyprus Leader and Turkish Cypriot President RUSI Journal: Maritime Boundary Delimitation in the Eastern Mediterranean: A New Conflict between Cyprus, Turkey, Greece and Israel? 9 May 2014
The energy potential of the Eastern Mediterranean has heightened tensions in the region, as several countries lay claim to rich reserves of oil and natural gas Maritime Forces Global Security Issues Climate Security Europe
Gazprom sign Moscow RUSI Journal: European Natural-Gas Security in an Era of Import Dependence: A Strategic Overview 9 May 2014
The crisis in Ukraine highlights the need for Europe to diversify its energy sources European Union Global Security Issues Europe
Women in combat roles Analysis: Women in Combat: British Band of Brothers May Soon Be History 9 May 2014 by Joanne Mackowski
The UK’s Defence Secretary has brought forward a review into whether women can serve in combat roles. These roles are the last bastion of legalised military gender discrimination, reform may take some time. Military Personnel Europe UK
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