The British Way of Strategy-Making: Vital Lessons For Our Times
25 Oct 2011
The UK can no longer make effective national defence strategy as it once did, and the National Security Council (NSC) currently lacks the method and institutional frame to address future security threats, warns a new paper published by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) in partnership with the new Humanities Research Institute (HRI) at the University of Buckingham.
Olympic and Paralympic Security Conference 2012
20 Oct 2011
The agenda for RUSI's third annual conference on Olympic Security has been announced. The conference will take place in January 2012, months ahead of the London 2012 games.
UK Defence Budget: Looking into the Black Hole
27 Sep 2011
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) appears to have balanced the £74 billion* ten-year 'funding gap', but key equipment programmes, such as Trident renewal and Joint Strike Fighter, are still a major source of potential instability to defence budget, highlights a new paper from the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI).
Flood Resilience, Response and Recovery
3 Aug 2011
A new Lloyd's report in co-operation with RUSI examines how insurers and key stakeholders can work together to improve flood resilience, response and recovery.
Climate Change, Migration and Security in Mexico
28 Jul 2011
'Climate change will have profound impacts for Mexico and Central America, reshaping resource distribution, creating new dynamics of winners and losers, and making current challenges concerning poverty and governance more difficult to respond to.'
Admiral of the Fleet Sir Julian Oswald
21 Jul 2011
Admiral of the Fleet Sir Julian Oswald, who died on July 19 aged 77, was a past Chairman of RUSI and the inspirational First Sea Lord during the 1991 Gulf War and was responsible for the controversial decision that members of the Women's Royal Naval Service should serve in sea-going ships.
New Research on Conflict, War and Culture
18 Jul 2011
The first event in RUSI's Conflict, War and Culture programme has raised new research questions on the way war and conflict is portrayed in film and TV.
RUSI evidence papers included in new Government climate change report
11 Jul 2011
Expert RUSI analysis has been used by the Government to publish its new report on climate change. Papers prepared by the Climate Change and Security Programme at RUSI have helped the Government deliver a comprehensive analysis on the wider-effects of climate change.
Ministry of Defence Needs Revolutionary Reform to Manage Cuts
24 Jun 2011
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) will need clear ministerial, and Defence Board, guidance to introduce revolutionary new ways of working to ensure the department still operates coherently following the proposed major cuts to civil service numbers, according to a joint study by Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) and Cranfield University staff.
RUSI Launches Conflict, War and Culture Programme
7 Apr 2011
The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) is pleased to announce the launch of its 'Conflict, War and Culture' programme, designed to look at the engagement with and depiction of war and conflict across various media and art forms.