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The recent trilateral talks in Beijing that were supposed to herald the beginning of an end to the current crisis on the Korean peninsula appear to have only succeeded in further escalating the tensions in this already volatile region.Global Security Issues
June 2003 Reviews
This article explains that it is easy to exaggerate the significance of each new war. It goes on to ask how, in a few hundred years time, our descendents will analyze the history of warfighting and judge the significance of the war with Iraq.
Australia and the United Kingdom, 1915 and 2003: From an Identity to an Intersection of National Security InterestsRUSI Journal, June 2004
The 88th anniversary of the Gallipoli landings and the subsequent Dardanelles campaign provides a good time to reflect on the modern character of the relationship between Australia and the United Kingdom.
Events during the last few years have raised serious concerns about the relevance and capacity of the United Nations.
This article will survey Orde Wingate's time in Sudan, with special reference to its possible influence on his career and military thought.
'Shock and Awe' would be one of the most tightly controlled and overseen targeting campaigns in history. However, for the most part, it turned out to be a public relations disaster.
Article based on the Andrew Lambert's closing address to RUSI's 'Future of Air Power' Conference, on 22 May 2003
It is vitally important that the issue of the financing of terrorism remains high on the public agenda, both nationally and internationally.
This article focuses on the Icelandic side and, specifically, on the intersecting domestic and international issues that had a bearing on the two Cod Wars in 1972-73 and 1975-76.
Once economically secure, a net food exporter and a model of African political and social transition, Zimbabwe has deteriorated to the point that today it qualifies as a failed state.
This article addresses the question of the legality of the pre-emptive use of force and, with it, the nature of the case against Iraq.
This article concentrates on effects-based operations, the future battlespace and command and control issues. Specific air-power issues are brought out in a joint context.
Air Chief Marshal Sir John Day
This article assesses the Royal Air Forces air power contribution to the recent war in Iraq.Aerospace
This article examines the influence of the sharp disagreements over the Iraq War on the dynamics between governments and their Muslim communities.Tackling Extremism