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    The Iran Nuclear Deal Two Years On: Will the Agreement Survive?
    Jul13

    The Iran Nuclear Deal Two Years On: Will the Agreement Survive?

    Despite all parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action complying with its obligations, Iran’s reintegration into the global economy is fraught with problems. A further factor is a differing attitude to the agreement’s implementation between the US and the EU.Download the article (PDF)Two years have passed since the five...

    Bolivian Coca Cultivation and the International Cocaine Trade
    Jul03

    Bolivian Coca Cultivation and the International Cocaine Trade

    Bolivia has increased the national limit for legal coca cultivation from 12,000 to 22,000 hectares. But will increased cultivation fuel the illegal cocaine trade?Download the article (PDF)In March, Bolivian President Evo Morales signed into law a new coca cultivation Bill, which increases the national limit for legal coca cultivation from 12,000...

    A ‘Brexit Election’ that Shied Away from Foreign Policy
    Jun23

    A ‘Brexit Election’ that Shied Away from Foreign Policy

    After the surprising results of the so-called ‘Brexit election’, which left the Conservative party short of a majority in Parliament, polling suggests that the British public has an increasing interest in UK foreign policy, although it feels uninformed and is increasingly divided on foreign policy issues.Download the article (PDF)Much has...

    Newsbrief June 2017
    Jun23

    Newsbrief June 2017

    Concise briefings on contemporary issues and trends in international securityNo: 3Volume: 37Newsbrief …read more Source: Royal United Services Institute...

    A House Without Foundations: The North Korea Sanctions Regime and its Implementation
    Jun09

    A House Without Foundations: The North Korea Sanctions Regime and its Implementation

    This report identifies the challenges of implementing sanctions on North Korea.Download the report hereNorth Korea tested its first nuclear weapon over a decade ago, in October 2006. UN sanctions have been part of the international community’s tools to address the concerning trajectory of Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile programmes...

    Britain and the Origins and Future of the European Defence and Security Mechanism
    Jun09

    Britain and the Origins and Future of the European Defence and Security Mechanism

    Britain’s split from the EU in two years time must not be allowed to harm the principles of defence and security cooperation that have underpinned peace for more than 75 years.Throughout the second half of the twentieth century, the UK played a key role in the creation and development of a flexible and sustainable mechanism for European...

    NATO: Towards a New Resilience Alliance
    Jun01

    NATO: Towards a New Resilience Alliance

    NATO held a Resilience conference in Norfolk, Virginia at the beginning of May. Discussions explored the future of civil–military cooperation on resilience and illustrated that NATO might still have a long way to go. Bridges between the civil and military sectors, which have been slowly eroding since the end of the Cold War, may need urgent...

    Turkey’s German Spy Network
    May31

    Turkey’s German Spy Network

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s spy network in Germany puts additional stress on the relationship between the two European powers.Download the article (PDF)The Munich Security Conference is generally a good forum for meeting decision-makers in the realm of international security policy. This February, it was business as usual:...

    Daesh: What Happens Next?
    May24

    Daesh: What Happens Next?

    As the battle for Mosul rages on and Daesh is put under increasing pressure in other parts of Iraq and Syria, how will the threat from the group evolve? Will Daesh end up following the path of Al-Qa’ida, with regional affiliates becoming more prominent? Download the article (PDF)As Daesh loses ground in the Levant, Al-Qa’ida is...

    OPEN TO ALL: Pre-Election Foreign Affairs Debate
    May11

    OPEN TO ALL: Pre-Election Foreign Affairs Debate

    Foreign affairs will be a dominant theme of the general election as the country prepares for Brexit and the United Kingdom re-configuring its place in the world. We hope our invited panel will offer their party perspectives on this as well as address the big foreign policy questions facing the UK including the impending military defeat of ISIS, a...

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