In a shift in policy, President Obama announced on 10 September 2014 cross-border operations to challenge the jihadists of ISIS. The strategy’s success rests on the cooperation of neighbouring countries and the ability to sustain the campaign for the long-term.
Sir Richard Dearlove’s assertion that counter-terrorism should no longer dominate UK national security planning raises questions over how the government prioritises risks and manages scarce resources (Free access)
The spectacular advances made by ISIS have brought focus to the group’s sources of financing, but is the international response and the securing of a UN Security Council Resolution too late given the impressive internal, war economy model the group has developed?
RUSI has conducted a vast amount of opinion-forming and policy-shaping research regarding terrorism and national security over the past decade: conferences, lectures and research papers - some of which are included in this section
In the run-up to the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, RUSI's Director of National Security and Resilience outlines the evolving terrorist threat and the features for future counter-terrorism