RUSI Deputy Director General discusses UK defence spending a month ahead of the Budget. 

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RUSI hosted a panel to discuss Prof Theo Farrell’s new book ‘Unwinnable: Britain’s War in Afghanistan, 2001-2014’ - regarded as  the ‘definitive history’ of the UK’s intervention, drawing on military reports and government documents, as well as interviews with Western commanders, senior figures in the Taliban, Afghan civilians and British politicians.

The panelists included Michael Clarke, Emily Winterbotham and Mark Urban

The panel gave their perspective on the book and offered their own personal experiences from Afghanistan. 

Theo Farrell is an Associate Fellow at RUSI. Theo was Dean of Arts and Social Sciences at City, University London and Head of War Studies at King’s College, London . 

 

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RUSI hosted a panel to discuss Prof Theo Farrell’s new book ‘Unwinnable: Britain’s War in Afghanistan, 2001-2014’ - regarded as  the ‘definitive history’ of the UK’s intervention, drawing on military reports and government documents, as well as interviews with Western commanders, senior figures in the Taliban, Afghan civilians and British politicians.

The panelists included Michael Clarke, Emily Winterbotham and Mark Urban

The panel gave their perspective on the book and offered their own personal experiences from Afghanistan. 

Theo Farrell is an Associate Fellow at RUSI. Theo was Dean of Arts and Social Sciences at City, University London and Head of War Studies at King’s College, London . 

 

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RUSI Visiting Research Fellow Kamal Alam discusses the reported Syrian Army take over of Deir el-Zor from ISIS

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RUSI Senior Associate Fellow and former Director General Professor Michael Clarke assesses President Trump's new outlined policy for Afghanistan, announced August 2017.

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Elizabeth Pearson and Emily Winterbotham discuss their RUSI Journal article on the role of gender in radicalisation to Daesh (also known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS). They appeared on BBC Woman's Hour on 9 August 2017

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05bpp1y 

The UK and US are currently preoccupied with domestic politics; in the UK's case with Brexit at the forefront.

But Dr Karin von Hippel, a former State Department adviser and the director of defence and security think tank Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), says the UK is not paying enough attention to global affairs, and the real international threats to its national security.

 
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RUSI Director General Dr Karin von Hippel discusses the remaining threat posed by ISIS following the imminent fall of Mosul.

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Dr Jonathan Eyal, Associate Director of RUSI speaks with Professor Anand Menon on the UK's place in the world after Brexit and in a Trump Presidency. Anand Menon is Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at Kings College London and Director of the UK in a Changing Europe Initiative.

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Karin von Hippel appeared on the BBC's Today programme on 21 January to discuss the Trump Presidency the day after his inauguration. 

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As Donald Trump becomes the 45th President of the USA, experts from a range of specialisms discuss what the prospects will be like for his presidency and impact on defence and international security.

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Trump and the Challenges to the Transatlantic Relationship

As Donald Trump prepares to take on the office of US president, RUSI Associate Director Dr Jonathan Eyal speaks to NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu on the prospects for the transatlantic relationship in the year ahead. 

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RUSI Military Sciences Director Dr Peter Roberts suggests that a change in international norms and behaviours will have significant impact in how major powers interact, with a heightened risk of escalation and a more unpredictable environment.

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Associate Director Dr. Jonathan Eyal, argues that in 2017 Europe may see a rise in populist politicians aiming to capitalise on the anti-establishment wave seen in Britain and the US with Brexit and the election of Donald Trump.

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RUSI's Deputy Director General Malcolm Chalmers suggests that 2017 could see increased tension between major powers, especially over areas such as trade and defence.

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