Leaving the EU may result in the UK having more direct control over regulation. Yet in the case of financial crime compliance, wider international issues limit the opportunity for deregulation or derogation from standards. And, in any case, savings on the onerous requirements of compliance can be achieved without leaving the EU.
The NATO Lisbon Summit is heaped with expectation, but it is unlikely to deliver radical reforms. Although escalating tensions in Afghanistan and rapprochement with Russia is high on the agenda, ‘Getting NATO’s house in Order’ would be the greatest headline for this summit.
This month's journal printed a series of reflections on commemoration and remembrance, asking what role the arts play in mediating war in modern society. To commemorate Remembrance Day, RUSI.org has also trawled through the RUSI archives to bring articles from the First World War back into modern memory.