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Take Me Back to Constantinople - How Byzantium, not Rome, can help preserve Pax Americana
A lecture by Edward Luttwak, Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, DC) and author of The ...

Duke of Westminster Medal for Military Literature 2013
The Royal United Services Institute is pleased to announce that this year’s 2013 Duke of Westminster Medal for Military Literature – ...

RUSI Journal Roundtable: Britain’s Armed Forces and the Two World Wars
Honing in on the British military experience, distinguished historians including Gary Sheffield, Gill Bennett and Peter Gray will discuss the development ...

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Field Marshal Wolsely News: RLMH News - Our Only Soldier: The Life and Legacy of Field-Marshal Viscount Wolseley on the Centenary of his Death 30 Sep 2013
2013 is the centenary of the death of Field-Marshal Viscount Garnet Joseph Wolseley (1833-1913). He was a good friend to RUSI and fought with distinction in every major campaign of the latter half of the Nineteenth century. To mark the centenary, the RUSI Library of Military History has also put together a small display of some of our Wolseley material. History
Crisis of Brilliance - Paul Nash The Void Photo courtesy of MBAC, Tate London Analysis: Review: David Boyd Haycock’s A Crisis of Brilliance 1908 -1922 18 Sep 2013
An exhibition of six British Post-modernists depict the impact of the Great War 1914-18 on our society and culture. It provides a perfect entry point for the visual dimension of the 2014 programme marking the centenary. History Art and Culture UK Europe
Ruby Loftus Screwing a Breech Ring painting by Laura Knight Analysis: Review: The Second World War as Seen Through the Laura Knight Portraits 3 Sep 2013
A major exhibition features more than forty of Laura Knight's portraits and sketches including several which confirm her as an important commentator on the 1939-45 war. History Art and Culture
Duke of Westminster Medal for Military Literature News: 2013 Shortlist Announced for the Duke of Westminster's Medal for Military Literature 21 Aug 2013
The Royal United Services Institute is pleased to announce that the following books have been selected for the 2013 Duke of Westminster Medal for Military Literature shortlist. The final winner will be announced at the annual award ceremony in November this year. History
rlmh news News: RLMH NEWS: Digitising Army Lists 29 Jul 2013
The RUSI Library of Military History has retained an excellent collection of records detailing the ranks and career progression of officers between the eighteenth and early twentieth centuries. Now those records have been digitised for greater accessibility. History
Analysis: 60 years on, why should we care about the Korean War? 27 Jul 2013 by Dr Emma De Angelis
This weekend marks the sixtieth anniversary of the end of the Korean War. Why should it matter? Two RUSI Journal articles examines the unanswered questions from this seminal moment in the Cold War. History
Jnl 1583 Barnes thumb RUSI Journal: Ending the Korean War: Reconsidering the Importance of Eisenhower's Election 28 Jun 2013
The first big confrontation of the Cold War did not end because of a US threat to use nuclear weapons, but because of a concerted international effort to find a negotiated solution at the UN. (Free Access) History Pacific North Korea United States Americas United Nations International Institutions
Jnl 1583 Cyr thumb RUSI Journal: The Korean War, US Foreign Policy and Domestic Politics 27 Jun 2013
The Korean War shaped US perceptions of its international role – and its domestic politics – for the remainder of the Cold War and beyond (Free Access) History North America Americas United States North Korea Pacific
Argo poster Analysis: 'And the Best Film Goes to...' Argo Raises Awkward Questions and Consternation for Iran 27 Feb 2013 by Professor Ali Ansari
The Iranian regime is none too pleased with Argo winning best film at the Oscars. It feeds into Iranian conspiracy theories about the United States, and highlights the tricky role the current Supreme Leader had during the US Embassy Hostage Crisis of 1979. Iran Middle East and North Africa United States Americas History
rlmh news News: RLMH News: A Victorian Analysis of the Siege of Cork through Annotated Maps 16 Jan 2013 by Laura Dimmock-Jones
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. History
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