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      Book Review: Framing the EU Global Strategy: A Stronger Europe in a Fragile World
      Feb10

      Book Review: Framing the EU Global Strategy: A Stronger Europe in a Fragile World

      Christoph Meyer reviews Framing the EU Global Strategy: A Stronger Europe in a Fragile World, by Nathalie Tocci …read more Source: Royal United Services...

      Defending Europe by Arming Ukraine
      Feb10

      Defending Europe by Arming Ukraine

      Overturning its policy of supplying Ukraine with strictly non-lethal military aid, the US will soon supply the Ukrainian military with much-anticipated anti-tank guided missiles. However, will this be enough to turn the tide of the war in the Donbas?Download the article (PDF)Russia’s undeclared war against Ukraine began on 20 February 2014....

      Virtuous Decision-Making in War: ‘The good operation’
      Feb10

      Virtuous Decision-Making in War: ‘The good operation’

      The new Ministry of Defence pamphlet on joint political-military decision-making merely scratches the surface of what seems to be a peculiarly British issue of poor performance in this area.Download the article (PDF)As was remarked by a participant in a closed-door, off-the-record RUSI seminar on political military decision-making on 11 October...

      Russia in Afghanistan: Playing with Fire
      Feb10

      Russia in Afghanistan: Playing with Fire

      As the longest war in US history rumbles on, Moscow looks at the Afghanistan conflict with interest. Allegations of Moscow’s meddling in the country, particularly its aid to the Taliban, raise questions over Russia’s geopolitical interests in Afghanistan, with the Kremlin’s mixed strategy reflecting how it is also precariously...

      From Lone Actors to Daesh: Rethinking the Response to the Diverse Threats of Terrorist Financing
      Feb10

      From Lone Actors to Daesh: Rethinking the Response to the Diverse Threats of Terrorist Financing

      In view of the terrorist threat and diversity of funding efforts, counter-terrorist financing efforts should aim to address the modus operandi of any given target, placing greater emphasis on the intelligence value that finance provides.Download the article (PDF)On 23 September 2001, President George W Bush signed Executive Order 13224, which...

      Newsbrief Vol. 38, No. 1
      Feb10

      Newsbrief Vol. 38, No. 1

      Concise briefings on contemporary issues and trends in international securityNo: 1Volume: 38Newsbrief …read more Source: Royal United Services Institute...

      Newsbrief Vol. 37, No. 5
      Dec16

      Newsbrief Vol. 37, No. 5

      Concise briefings on contemporary issues and trends in international securityNo: 5Volume: 37Newsbrief …read more Source: Royal United Services Institute...

      During our Winter of Discontent, the UN  is More Important than Ever
      Dec15

      During our Winter of Discontent, the UN is More Important than Ever

      By giving a clearer voice to the Global South, the UN can be revitalised and strengthened from within, and avoid the fate of its predecessor, the League of Nations, in being relegated to obscurity.Download the article (PDF)The UN has made headlines in 2017 for all the wrong reasons. Just this month, fifteen of its Tanzanian peacekeepers were...

      No-Fly Zone Effectiveness: From Military–Strategic Tool to Political Shorthand
      Dec15

      No-Fly Zone Effectiveness: From Military–Strategic Tool to Political Shorthand

      No-fly zones have become a popular foreign policy tool over the past two decades, but they are rarely effective. In fact, no-fly zones are generally used for solving political rather than military–strategic problems.Download the article (PDF)No-fly zones have become the one-size-fits-all solution to a wide range of foreign policy problems and...

      Donald Trump is Worsening the Imbalance between Defence and Diplomacy
      Dec15

      Donald Trump is Worsening the Imbalance between Defence and Diplomacy

      The US has long overvalued the military and undervalued the State Department, but President Donald Trump’s winnowing of the diplomatic corps is extreme, and it comes at a time when diplomats are needed more than ever. Download the article (PDF)US President Donald Trump has made no secret of his infatuation with the military and his...

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