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Namibia Economist
Italy ponders military intervention in Libyaat making money out of stuff that crosses its territory, whether it is oil or t
Italy ponders military intervention in Libya
Namibia Economist / Posted 15 hours ago
at making money out of stuff that crosses its territory, whether it is oil or trucks or people,” says Tom Keatinge of the Royal United Services Institute. Extracting “taxes” from people-smugglers is easy when you have guns and a homicidal... Read more
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The Hindu
Do not ignore the Talibanreforms and creating cleaner institutions.” Perhaps his new approach to Pakista
Do not ignore the Taliban
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
reforms and creating cleaner institutions.” Perhaps his new approach to Pakistan, by narrowing divisions at home, will help him in this Sisyphean task. Shashank Joshi is a Senior Research Fellow of the Royal United Services Institu... Read more
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express
Brexit campaigners OUTRAGED as German push for EU army uncoveredsecretary Liam Fox yesterday called the EU drive for closer military co-operati
Brexit campaigners OUTRAGED as German push for EU army uncovered
express / Posted 2 days ago
secretary Liam Fox yesterday called the EU drive for closer military co-operation a "vanity project". In a speech at the Royal United Services Institute, the senior Tory also hit out at other EU nations for failing to match the British commitment... Read more
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Calcutta News
Assad regime and ISIS in close collusion, reports investigationleaked documents, which were proved genuine. Further, experts were baffled by
Assad regime and ISIS in close collusion, reports investigation
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
leaked documents, which were proved genuine. Further, experts were baffled by the complexity of the war, as explained by Royal United Services Institute’ Dr Afzal Ashraf. He reportedly said that the ongoing war was one of “perception and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Nato alliance getting new supreme commanderwriting a new playbook" to face modern threats and challenges. Elizabeth Quint
Nato alliance getting new supreme commander
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
writing a new playbook" to face modern threats and challenges. Elizabeth Quintana, director of military sciences at the Royal United Services Institute, said on Tuesday she expects Scaparrotti to "be much more forthright" when it comes to... Read more
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SKY News
IS Files Reveal A Militant BureaucracyBy Clare Ellis and Raffaello Pantucci, Royal United Services Institute In Marc
IS Files Reveal A Militant Bureaucracy
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
By Clare Ellis and Raffaello Pantucci, Royal United Services Institute In March 2016, it was revealed a defector from Islamic State had obtained a memory drive containing the personal details of thousands of foreign fighter recruits. Sky News has... Read more
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SKY News
An Initial Look At The Leaked IS DatabaseBy Clare Ellis and Raffaello Pantucci, Royal United Services Institute In Marc
An Initial Look At The Leaked IS Database
SKY News / Posted 2 days ago
By Clare Ellis and Raffaello Pantucci, Royal United Services Institute In March 2016, it was revealed a defector from Islamic State had obtained a memory drive containing the personal details of thousands of foreign fighter recruits. Sky News has... Read more
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CTV News
U.S. general to assume command of NATOwriting a new playbook" to face modern threats and challenges. Elizabeth Quint
U.S. general to assume command of NATO
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
writing a new playbook" to face modern threats and challenges. Elizabeth Quintana, director of military sciences at the Royal United Services Institute, said Tuesday she expects Scaparrotti to "be much more forthright" when it comes to dealing... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
NATO alliance getting new supreme commanderwriting a new playbook" to face modern threats and challenges. Elizabeth Quint
NATO alliance getting new supreme commander
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
writing a new playbook" to face modern threats and challenges. Elizabeth Quintana, director of military sciences at the Royal United Services Institute, said Tuesday she expects Scaparrotti to "be much more forthright" when it comes to dealing... Read more
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Christian Today
Assad 'colluded with ISIS to retake Palmyra', leaked documents revealis a war of perception and narrative and everyone is trying to manipulate event
Assad 'colluded with ISIS to retake Palmyra', leaked documents reveal
Christian Today / Posted 2 days ago
is a war of perception and narrative and everyone is trying to manipulate events," Dr Afzal Ashraf from the think tank Royal United Services Institute told Sky. "It may take 20 years before we know exactly what is going on," he said. "Almost... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
British Troops Arrive in Somalia to Fight Terrorismcarrying out training, medical, logistical and engineering duties," Cathy Haenl
British Troops Arrive in Somalia to Fight Terrorism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
carrying out training, medical, logistical and engineering duties," Cathy Haenlein, a security and political analyst at the Royal United Services Institute in London, told RFI. "They'll be supporting AMISOM, who's been fighting against al-Shabab... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Secret files leaked by ISIS defectors claim terrorists are working WITH Assadfurther. ISIS's programme of terror may have started years before the West was
Secret files leaked by ISIS defectors claim terrorists are working WITH Assad
Daily Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
further. ISIS's programme of terror may have started years before the West was aware Dr Afzal Ashraf from the think tank Royal United Services Institute told Sky News : "It may take 20 years before what we know exactly what is going on. "Almost... Read more
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International Business Times
Bashar al Assad's Syrian regime 'is colluding' with Isis to ease militants' losses machine guns from in and around Palmyra to Raqqa province", the news channel re
Bashar al Assad's Syrian regime 'is colluding' with Isis to ease militants' losses
International Business Times / Posted 3 days ago
machine guns from in and around Palmyra to Raqqa province", the news channel reported. Afzal Ashraf from the think tank Royal United Services Institute told Sky: "This is a war of perception and narrative and everyone is trying to manipulate... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Files show IS and Assad colluding in dealsis a war of perception and narrative and everyone is trying to manipulate event
Files show IS and Assad colluding in deals
Sky News Australia / Posted 3 days ago
is a war of perception and narrative and everyone is trying to manipulate events,' said Dr Afzal Ashraf from the think tank Royal United Services Institute. 'It may take 20 years before what we know exactly what is going on,' he added. 'Almost... Read more
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SKY News
IS Files Reveal Assad's Deals With Militantsis a war of perception and narrative and everyone is trying to manipulate event
IS Files Reveal Assad's Deals With Militants
SKY News / Posted 3 days ago
is a war of perception and narrative and everyone is trying to manipulate events," said Dr Afzal Ashraf from the think tank Royal United Services Institute. "It may take 20 years before what we know exactly what is going on," he added. "Almost... Read more
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NBC News
Five Years After Bin Laden's Death, What's Changed?Baghdadi as a commanding presence. "He's a fighter, he's a warrior," Shashank J
Five Years After Bin Laden's Death, What's Changed?
NBC News / Posted 4 days ago
Baghdadi as a commanding presence. "He's a fighter, he's a warrior," Shashank Joshi, a research fellow at the London-based Royal United Services Institute think tank, told NBC News last year. "He's carved out the state, whereas Zawahiri is seen as... Read more
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Daily Mirror
MoD unveils new armed drone that can spy on enemies for TWO DAYS"The aircraft will be designed to survive bird and lightning strikes." Liz Qui
MoD unveils new armed drone that can spy on enemies for TWO DAYS
Daily Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
"The aircraft will be designed to survive bird and lightning strikes." Liz Quintana, director of military sciences at the Royal United Services Institute, told The Telegraph that the drones are 'much more capable' than their predecessors. 'It... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Ministry of Defence unveils new armed drone that can spy on targets for twice as long to double RAF fleetmissions in eastern Europe, or even over the UK and its waters. Liz Quintana,
Ministry of Defence unveils new armed drone that can spy on targets for twice as long to double RAF fleet
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
missions in eastern Europe, or even over the UK and its waters. Liz Quintana, director of military sciences at the Royal United Services Institute, said: “The aircraft is much more capable than its predecessor. It has almost double the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AU Forces Face Resurgent Alin recent weeks, many of them targeting government figures in the capital, Moga
AU Forces Face Resurgent Al
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
in recent weeks, many of them targeting government figures in the capital, Mogadishu. Analyst Cathy Haenlein of Britain’s Royal United Services Institute says al-Shabab has been extending its reach across east Africa as it has lost territory in... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Mandelson warns of Brexit 'threat to economy and security' of Northern Irelandat Westminster and Stormont have failed to address risks to the region's econom
Mandelson warns of Brexit 'threat to economy and security' of Northern Ireland
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 7 days ago
at Westminster and Stormont have failed to address risks to the region's economy and security. Mr Burke of the the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) said: "Northern Ireland, with its 300-mile land border, its fractured political... Read more
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express
SHOCK CLAIM: Irish peace process AT RISK if Britain cuts ties with EU, think-tank saysUnion, a defence think-tank has claimed. The British Army controlling rioting
SHOCK CLAIM: Irish peace process AT RISK if Britain cuts ties with EU, think-tank says
express / Posted 8 days ago
Union, a defence think-tank has claimed. The British Army controlling rioting in Northern Ireland during the Troubles The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) said the country "requires urgent attention" in the debate ahead of June's in/out... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Brexit 'would damage brittle Northern Ireland peace process'at Westminster and Stormont have also failed to address the risks to the region
Brexit 'would damage brittle Northern Ireland peace process'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
at Westminster and Stormont have also failed to address the risks to the region's economy and security, according to the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). In a new report published in the RUSI Journal, Edward Burke said: "Northern Ireland,... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Row over design of submarine hunters delaying Clyde ordershoped to attract overseas orders. But it is the ASW ships that are causing the
Row over design of submarine hunters delaying Clyde orders
Daily Telegraph / Posted 8 days ago
hoped to attract overseas orders. But it is the ASW ships that are causing the problem. Peter Roberts, naval expert at the Royal United Services Institute, said: “The critical thing is that the design for the anti-submarine frigates has got to be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
More Violence Forecast in Gambella As Death Toll Risesthe security vacuum, which is the consequence of the conflict in South Sudan,"
More Violence Forecast in Gambella As Death Toll Rises
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
the security vacuum, which is the consequence of the conflict in South Sudan," Ewan Lawson, a senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute in London told RFI. "It's been a very large part of local culture for a long long time." But... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Egypt investigates Reuters journalist over report on Regeni murderthe Qatari-owned broadcaster al-Jazeera, who were also accused of publishing “f
Egypt investigates Reuters journalist over report on Regeni murder
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 10 days ago
the Qatari-owned broadcaster al-Jazeera, who were also accused of publishing “false news”. HA Hellyer, of the London-based Royal United Services Institute, said the possibility that the Egyptian government could consider another high-profile attack... Read more
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Zawya
Banking on the futureIransome LCs being opened here and there," said Mohammed Nahavandian, chief of staf
Banking on the futureIran
Zawya / Posted 10 days ago
some LCs being opened here and there," said Mohammed Nahavandian, chief of staff for president Rouhani, at an event at the Royal United Services Institute in London in March. "There are some correspondent relations with some banks, but [it is] not... Read more
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express
Reject isolationism Obama tells British young peoplewith Britain regardless of the referendum outcome. Addressing senior British o
Reject isolationism Obama tells British young people
express / Posted 12 days ago
with Britain regardless of the referendum outcome. Addressing senior British officers and military experts at the Royal United Services Institute, General Robert “Abe” Abrams said: “I can look all of you who are not in uniform in the eye... Read more
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express
Jihadi suicide bombers V caliphate fanatics: ISIS is ripping itself APART from the insideISIS territory has been reduced by as much as a third Dr Afzal Ashraf, an expe
Jihadi suicide bombers V caliphate fanatics: ISIS is ripping itself APART from the inside
express / Posted 12 days ago
ISIS territory has been reduced by as much as a third Dr Afzal Ashraf, an expert in terrorism at the defence think tank Royal United Services Institute, agreed that a split in ISIS ranks looked increasingly likely. He told Express.co.uk the... Read more
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International Business Times
United Nations Secretary General frontrunner Vuk Jeremic says UN needs to modernise UN has fallen short in dealing with refugee crises, especially in the Middle Ea
United Nations Secretary General frontrunner Vuk Jeremic says UN needs to modernise
International Business Times / Posted 14 days ago
UN has fallen short in dealing with refugee crises, especially in the Middle East. Vuk Jeremic told London think tank the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) that, if elected for the UN's top job, he would ensure more resources for humanitarian... Read more
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International Business Times
UK power grid reportedly at risk from rogue nation states and 'opportunistic' hackers infrastructure] are China, Russia, possibly Iran, Israel and the US," Ewan Laws
UK power grid reportedly at risk from rogue nation states and 'opportunistic' hackers
International Business Times / Posted 16 days ago
infrastructure] are China, Russia, possibly Iran, Israel and the US," Ewan Lawson, a senior research fellow at RUSI, the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, told City AM. "If the situation deteriorated between the UK... Read more
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Daily Mail
ISIS recruitment files reveal bizarre array of volunteer detailskill Americans in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa which left 224 dead. Sha
ISIS recruitment files reveal bizarre array of volunteer details
Daily Mail / Posted 17 days ago
kill Americans in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa which left 224 dead. Shashank Joshi, a senior research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) security think-tank, described the leak as 'incredibly important'. He said: 'It is a... Read more
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International Business Times
Anti-radicalisation Prevent strategy has fallen short but still works says UK's top Muslim cop that endures. Prevent does work, it needs to be modernised but it is a programm
Anti-radicalisation Prevent strategy has fallen short but still works says UK's top Muslim cop
International Business Times / Posted 20 days ago
that endures. Prevent does work, it needs to be modernised but it is a programme that is strong." Earlier addressing the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) Chishty told the London think tank that in the aftermath of the murder of British army... Read more
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Reuters
On ground in Syria, scant evidence of draw down trumpeted by Kremlinairbase, compared to 29 jets and 7 helicopters seen there in early February, sa
On ground in Syria, scant evidence of draw down trumpeted by Kremlin
Reuters / Posted 20 days ago
airbase, compared to 29 jets and 7 helicopters seen there in early February, said Justin Bronk, a research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). "All that's really gone is the fixed wing close air support attack jets," he said.... Read more
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The Star
On ground in Syria, scant evidence of draw down trumpeted by Kremlinairbase, compared to 29 jets and 7 helicopters seen there in early February, sa
On ground in Syria, scant evidence of draw down trumpeted by Kremlin
The Star / Posted 20 days ago
airbase, compared to 29 jets and 7 helicopters seen there in early February, said Justin Bronk, a research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI). "All that's really gone is the fixed wing close air support attack jets," he said.... Read more
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NBC News
Russia's 'Extremely Aggressive' Flyby Alarms Expertshave had multiple U.S. Navy casualties and possibly even the loss of a ship," s
Russia's 'Extremely Aggressive' Flyby Alarms Experts
NBC News / Posted 21 days ago
have had multiple U.S. Navy casualties and possibly even the loss of a ship," said Justin Bronk, a research fellow at the Royal United Services Institute, a British security-research organization. "That's the sort of thing that starts wars," he... Read more
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express
London should prepare itself for a ballistic missile attack by ISIS, expert warnsby individuals, the only realistic way of inflicting mass carnage is by firing
London should prepare itself for a ballistic missile attack by ISIS, expert warns
express / Posted 22 days ago
by individuals, the only realistic way of inflicting mass carnage is by firing a rocket at the city, Peter Roberts, of the Royal United Services Institute defence think tank, claimed. The expert in maritime warfare said: "We are not looking at... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'ISIS terrorists could fire ballistic missiles at London'as just a military problem, he added. Speaking at a missile defence conference
'ISIS terrorists could fire ballistic missiles at London'
Daily Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
as just a military problem, he added. Speaking at a missile defence conference Peter Roberts, a senior researcher at the Royal United Services Institute think tank, said the UK capital is a target for militants planning an eye-catching propaganda... Read more
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iol.co.za
Weapon adverts removed from Facebookto commit atrocities. They added that the ‘great threat’ was to civilian planes
Weapon adverts removed from Facebook
iol.co.za / Posted 24 days ago
to commit atrocities. They added that the ‘great threat’ was to civilian planes. Raffaello Pantucci, at the think-tank Royal United Services Institute, said: “We can see the weapons are leaking out.” “Given the flow that we already see of... Read more
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The Courier
Flashback Friday | Social snaps from April, 2007gran granddaughter Bella Myer. ANZAC Day: Russ Hocking Viet vet and Charles Br
Flashback Friday | Social snaps from April, 2007
The Courier / Posted 28 days ago
gran granddaughter Bella Myer. ANZAC Day: Russ Hocking Viet vet and Charles Bright served in navy and army and now in RAV Royal united services institute. ANZAC Day: Three year old Matthew Prollius wearing a slouch hat in the arms of his uncle... Read more
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Aljazeera
Gunships replace jets in Russia's air campaign in SyriaWestern-backed moderate rebel forces in besieged cities. Justin Bronk is a Res
Gunships replace jets in Russia's air campaign in Syria
Aljazeera / Posted 28 days ago
Western-backed moderate rebel forces in besieged cities. Justin Bronk is a Research Fellow in Military Sciences at the Royal United Services Institute The views expressed in this article are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Al... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
China allowing Koreans to tradetraders say that the higher-ups call for enforcement, and then a few months lat
China allowing Koreans to trade
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
traders say that the higher-ups call for enforcement, and then a few months later there is no systematic implementation," said Andrea Berger, a proliferation expert at the Royal United Services Institute in London. SundayMonday Business on 04/03/2... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Troops needed to crush ISISAssad the wherewithal to defeat them in Syria.Radical Dr Karin von Hippel, dir
Troops needed to crush ISIS
Daily Mirror / Posted 1 months ago
Assad the wherewithal to defeat them in Syria.Radical Dr Karin von Hippel, director-general of strategic think-tank the Royal United Services Institute, says it is the success of military operations against IS in Iraq and Syria which made it... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
#147notjustanumber - Reclaiming the Hearts of Kenya's Youth a Year On From Garissato manages their perceptions, understanding and relationships with figures of a
#147notjustanumber - Reclaiming the Hearts of Kenya's Youth a Year On From Garissa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
to manages their perceptions, understanding and relationships with figures of authority. Martine Zeuthen is Head of Programme researching Counter Violent Extremism in the Horn of Africa at the Royal United Services Institute, based i... Read more
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express
Brit Jihadist warns ISIS are targeting GatwickGatwick, it doesn’t necessarily mean much.” But Raffaello Pantucci, director o
Brit Jihadist warns ISIS are targeting Gatwick
express / Posted 1 months ago
Gatwick, it doesn’t necessarily mean much.” But Raffaello Pantucci, director of International Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute said: “If someone's threatening airports, you've got to check it out just in case this person... Read more

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