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    RUSI Newsbrief Vol. 37, No. 3
    Nov01

    RUSI Newsbrief Vol. 37, No. 3

    This issue of Newsbrief includes articles on prospects for a possible war in Korea, how the Bolivia cultivation may fuel the illegal cocaine trade, and why Iran’s nuclear deal may or may not survive due to a problematic economy and other factors, as well as articles on Bolivia, Japan, Brexit and humanitarian co-ordination.Download the...

    Social Media and Terrorist Financing: Time for a Focused Response
    Oct16

    Social Media and Terrorist Financing: Time for a Focused Response

    Social media has attracted scrutiny as a tool for promoting extremism. Its power to support terrorist financing requires equal attention.Download the article (PDF)In recent months, social media companies such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have found themselves in the spotlight as global leaders and policymakers have pressured them to do more...

    Macron’s ‘Initiative for Europe’: Is this France’s Moment to Take the Helm
    Sep29

    Macron’s ‘Initiative for Europe’: Is this France’s Moment to Take the Helm

    In an interview with RUSI, Daniel Keohane, Senior Researcher at the Centre for Security Studies at ETH Zurich, looks at French President Emmanuel Macron’s vision for a reformed EU. RUSI: French President Emmanuel Macron last week gave his ‘Initiative for Europe’ speech that was hailed by some as ‘courageous’ for setting out a...

    Macron’s ‘Intiative for Europe’: Is this France’s Moment to Take the Helm
    Sep29

    Macron’s ‘Intiative for Europe’: Is this France’s Moment to Take the Helm

    In an interview with RUSI, Daniel Keohane, Senior Researcher at the Centre for Security Studies at ETH Zurich, looks at French President Emmanuel Macron’s vision for a reformed EU. RUSI: French President Emmanuel Macron last week gave his ‘Initiative for Europe’ speech that was hailed by some as ‘courageous’ for setting out a...

    Reinvigorating Civil–Military Relationships in Building National Resilience
    Sep29

    Reinvigorating Civil–Military Relationships in Building National Resilience

    Building resilience calls for new types of civil–military partnerships.Russia’s application of a sophisticated hybrid strategy and the rise of Daesh (also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS) have been drivers for change in the complex security environment of the twenty-first century. While the significance of these threats...

    Sweden’s Choice: NATO or the Nuclear Ban?
    Sep23

    Sweden’s Choice: NATO or the Nuclear Ban?

    Sweden’s latest military exercises indicate that Stockholm is getting closer to NATO. At the same time, however, the temptation to become party to a new nuclear prohibition treaty may scupper Sweden’s security aspirations.Citing the deteriorating security situation on its borders and a growing threat from Russia, Sweden is currently...

    Explaining the British Army’s Strike Concept
    Sep16

    Explaining the British Army’s Strike Concept

    The British Army’s new Strike concept has attracted much negative comment. But it is considerably more robust and well-founded than its critics claim, and it has the potential to offer infantry brigades the ability to march and manoeuvre under armour at far greater distances than is currently possible.Download the article (PDF)The British...

    Newsbrief Vol. 37, No. 4
    Sep16

    Newsbrief Vol. 37, No. 4

    Concise briefings on contemporary issues and trends in international securityNo: 4Volume: 37Newsbrief …read more Source: Royal United Services Institute...

    A ‘Pacifist’ Japan Starts to Pack a Punch
    Aug26

    A ‘Pacifist’ Japan Starts to Pack a Punch

    To meet the threats from China and North Korea, Japan is cooperating with its allies in the region, particularly by selling, lending or gifting them naval and maritime assets. But Tokyo is also building up its own fleet, despite its pacifist constitution, and this has put Japan’s shipbuilders into the spotlight.Download the article (PDF)As...

    Robust International Peacekeeping: Is Asia Up to the Task?
    Aug18

    Robust International Peacekeeping: Is Asia Up to the Task?

    A political dispute in Japan over an alleged cover-up in a UN peacekeeping operation in South Sudan highlights a bigger regional problem with international operations that are no longer about maintaining, but more about imposing, peace. Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada’s resignation late last month, just a few days shy of her first...

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