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Hopes of a speedy end to the agony of Syria's people are sadly misplaced

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
“The real mistake is assuming that we can separate a ceasefire from a meaningful political process,” says Shashank Joshi, senior research fellow of the Royal United Services Institute. “So one day you have a ceasefire and then the next Assad says he ...

Pentagon Budget Seeks To Leverage R&D Investments

DefenseNews.com - ‎12 hours ago‎
Jon Louth, senior research fellow and director of the Royal United Services Institute, said the budget submission contained an implicit warning of trouble ahead for European governments and industry if they fail to raise their game to match the US ...
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Syria ceasefire deal 'will NOT stop Putin bombing moderate rebels'

Express.co.uk - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Moscow's warplanes bombing terrorist groups in Aleppo will also fall outside the piecemeal agreement. And Dr Igor Sutyagin, a senior research fellow at defence think tank the Royal United Services Institute, said the Kremlin could now use the cover of ...
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Royal Navy relied on NATO to protect British waters 20 times in 2015

Times of India - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
Peter Roberts, a senior research fellow in sea power at the Royal United Services Institute, said the figures followed a "resurgence of Russian submarine activity" off British coasts.

PM 'must change tack over refugee crisis or he will lose EU referendum'

The Guardian - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
In a speech to the Royal United Services Institute defence thinktank, Cooper will argue that voters who see the EU in chaos over the refugee crisis may respond by wanting to pull up the drawbridge on Europe.

Can China Really Save Central Asian Economies?

The Diplomat - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
As Raffaello Pantucci, the director of International Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute, wrote this week, “softening domestic gas needs have led to the suspension of the Line D gas line bringing hydrocarbons from Turkmenistan to ...
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India and Pakistan tensions go online

SC Magazine UK - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
While the conflict could be considered as much cultural and social as it is geopolitical, Ewan Lawson, a cyber-warfare expert at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) suspects a realpolitik component here. He told SCMagazineUK.com he was “not ...

Trident: the British question

The Guardian - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
In the words of Professor Michael Clarke, formerly of the Royal United Services Institute, support for nuclear weapons came to stand “for the defence of the realm in general”.

'Use aid budget to reward countries that help us seize criminals' assets'

Evening Standard - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Ministers should use the overseas aid budget to pay countries which help Britain recover illegal profits hidden abroad by crime bosses, a leading security think tank said today.
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Japan Beefs up Readiness Against N. Korean Missile Launch

Press Telegraph (blog) - ‎2 hours ago‎
... opportunity to demonstrate a re-entry vehicle capability, the component of a ballistic missile system that would bring a nuclear warhead back down towards its intended target", Andrea Berger from the think tank the Royal United Services Institute ...
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Why Assad's Army Has Not Defected

The National Interest Online - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
But this begs the question if the Royal United Services Institute could produce such an insightful analysis, what happened to our intelligence services or think tanks?
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NATO calls in warships to ease migrant crisis

Waterbury Republican American - ‎3 hours ago‎
BRUSSELS - In a dramatic response to Europe's gravest refugee crisis since World War II, NATO ordered three warships to sail immediately Thursday to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of asylum-seekers across the waters from Turkey to ...
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Chechen Volunteers Fighting ISIS in Syria and Iraq: Report

Newsweek - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
Although the government of the Chechen Republic was not immediately available for comment, Igor Sutyagin, Russian military expert at London's Royal United Services Institute believes the report is likely true and that Chechens are fighting Chechen ISIS ...
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Charities and terrorism: 'deadly threat' or a distraction from real issues facing sector?

The Guardian - ‎Feb 9, 2016‎
“Charities have the potential to be a weak link,” agrees Tom Keatinge, director of the Royal United Services Institute's Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, who has studied the issue in depth. The commission's report on tackling abuse and ...
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Raw intelligence-sharing and the Investigatory Powers Bill

Open Democracy - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
In weighing these concerns, the three reports undertaken to feed into reforms by David Anderson QC, the Intelligence and Security Committee, and the Royal United Services Institute all made recommendations to reform. The Intelligence and Security ...
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UN chief warns of Daesh reach in South Asia

gulfnews.com - ‎Feb 12, 2016‎
So it's a very dangerous phenomenon.” Speaking to the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies in London, Sharif added, “I feel the future challenge is Daesh.
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North Korea 'planning satellite launch'

BBC News - ‎Feb 2, 2016‎
... opportunity to demonstrate a re-entry vehicle capability, the component of a ballistic missile system that would bring a nuclear warhead back down towards its intended target," said Andrea Berger from the think tank the Royal United Services ...

Ash Wednesday sees arms-funded think-tank at Church House

Ekklesia - ‎Feb 10, 2016‎
The think-tank, called RUSI (Royal United Services Institute) claims to be independent, but is heavily funded by the arms industry.
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Irish premier Enda Kenny calls suggests not all IRA weapons were put beyond use

Telegraph.co.uk - ‎Feb 8, 2016‎
Margaret Gilmour, a senior associate fellow and terrorism expert at the Royal United Services Institute, said it was likely that the Irish police, or Garda, would be able to identify the source of the weapons from the photographs.

Russia concerned with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation enlargement to Russian borders

POP Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
... claim asylum, and would fly in the face of global law". Peter Roberts, an analyst at the Royal United Services Institute in London, said "the ships will show where the people are moving to and from, but will provide no information about the ...
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