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Germany attacks: What is going on?

BBC News - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
But Raffaello Pantucci from the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) says the first attacks may have influenced what was to follow.
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Amateur terror attacks may mark a new chapter in the ISIS war in Europe

Washington Post - ‎18 minutes ago‎
“It's a mass diffusion of the phenomenon, and it's quite worrying that we're seeing the attacks go in that direction,” said Raffaello Pantucci, a terrorism expert at London's Royal United Services Institute. “If it's happening in remote villages in God ...
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A Shift in Tactics for ISIS in Afghanistan?

Newsweek - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
... far greater threat, not only to Afghanistan but globally, than is really the case. Emily Winterbotham is a research fellow in the International Security Studies Department at London-based defense and security think-tank Royal United Services ...

Extremism and vilification of minorities is greatest threat to prosperous world

Times of India (blog) - ‎21 hours ago‎
A paper by the think tank Royal United Services Institute that mapped terror activities around Europe over a period of 14 years, found that while 38 per cent of lone wolf terrorism was religiously inspired, as much as 33 per cent was right-wing extremism.

Munich shooting: link to Anders Breivik is reminder of rising tide of far Right anger - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
Nationalist and far-Right groups are enjoying a surge in support across Europe, propelled by the migration crisis, sluggish economic growth and waning confidence in the EU.
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Brazilian police arrest 11 suspected of planning terrorist acts during Olympics - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The Olympic Games are just 31 days away -- and Rio de Janeiro is in crisis. Violence is on the rise and police officers are at loggerheads with the government after claiming they've not been paid for months.

Britain must look for louder diplomacy - ‎22 hours ago‎
Last week, he called for less globalism and more Americanism, and talked about rowing back on the United States' commitment to defend Nato members come what may.

The Obama Administration Has Brokered More Weapons Sales Than Any Other Administration Since World War II

The Nation. - ‎3 hours ago‎
According to the latest figures available from the Congressional Research Service, the United States was credited with more than half the value of all global arms transfer agreements in 2014, the most recent year for which full statistics are available.

Turkey's Coup That Wasn't

RUSI Analysis - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
In The News. Jonathan Eyal Associate Director, Strategic Research Partnerships. Dr Eyal is the Associate Director, Strategic Research Partnerships, and International Director, at the Royal United Services Institute... read more ...
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Why Germany is fertile ground for violent extremists - ‎Jul 23, 2016‎
While recent atrocities have hit France and Belgium, Germany has many similarities which mean it has been waiting for an attack. Shashank Joshi, a senior fellow at the Royal United Service Institute, said: “There are any number of reasons Germany might ...

From Egypt to 3D printers: The fascinating history of prosthetics - and what the future holds

The Independent - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
... living a virtually pain-free life, doing all of the things that I love,” she says. Cava is one of the estimated 30 million people worldwide who use some form of prosthesis, and such devices - from false hands to face-masks - are currently on show ...
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At midday: TSX's gold miners, banks help index gain

The Globe and Mail - ‎5 hours ago‎
The country's biggest banks were among the index's most influential gainers, with Royal Bank of Canada up 0.8 per cent at $80.54 and Bank of Nova Scotia adding 0.8 per cent to $66.30.
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Russia is the 'UK's biggest nuclear threat' - RUSI report

International Business Times UK - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
The study by the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) also points out that China is the next most nuclear-capable country, while India, Pakistan and North Korea all have nuclear programmes that could possess the capability in the future to pose a ...

Scientists discover biggest known 'megaraptor'

AOL News - ‎3 hours ago‎
If you've seen Jurassic Park, you know how scary velociraptors are -- and even if you haven't, they were dinosaurs with really sharp teeth, so that alone is pretty scare.
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Trump Stuns U.S. Allies with Terrifying Comments About NATO

Vanity Fair - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
“The suggestion that Trump may consider abandoning a guarantee of protection to fellow NATO countries would in some ways indeed make NATO obsolete," Sarah Lain, a Royal United Services Institute fellow, told NBC News in an email. Jake Sullivan, a ...
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Gordon Campbell on the IOC's treatment of Russian sport - ‎22 hours ago‎
Earlier this year, the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) security think tank in London released a report on the phenomenon of lone wolf terrorism that included this telling observation: The media, and consequently public attention, is largely ...
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The Nice attack showed the threat posed by lone actors – we should brace ourselves for more

New Statesman - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A new study by the Royal United Services Institute, Leiden University, Chatham House and the Institute for Strategic Dialogue has mapped the outcomes of 72 lone-actor attacks over the past 15 years.

Meet the Opera Singer Who Is Georgia's Most Popular Politician

Newsweek - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Even before his party received official registration, a poll by the International Republican Institute estimated that Burchuladze's new Georgian Development Foundation party was already polling third, rising to second place in some recent surveys ...

'Trapped between fire and collapse': How terrorism and recession left the popular Turkish president battling on all ...

RUSI Analysis - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
In The News. Professor Tahir Abbas Senior Research Fellow. Professor Tahir Abbas is a Senior Research Fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London. Previously, he... read more. Join Our Network. Our membership packages provide privileged ...
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Brazil: 10 suspected of planning Olympics terror

WSYR - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Raffaello Pantucci, director of international security studies at the Royal United Services Institute, said there doesn't appear to be evidence of a sophisticated plot.