Royal United Services Institute

Monday, January 22, 2018

Monday, January 22, 2018

Head of British Army warns UK may not keep up with enemies

Head of British Army warns UK may not keep up with enemies

Head of British Army warns UK may not keep up with enemies

General Sir Nick Carter is to give a speech at the Royal United Services Institute

Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Sutherland Springs: 'There's a depressing repetitiveness' to US mass shooting events, says RUSI representative

Sutherland Springs: 'There's a depressing repetitiveness' to US mass shootings, says expert

'There's a depressing repetitiveness' to US mass shooting events, says expert

Raffaello Pantucci, the Director of International Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute, spoke to Julia Hartley-Brewer about the shooting in Texas

Friday, August 11, 2017

Friday, August 11, 2017

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime feels really under threat'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime feels really under threat'

'North Korea won't use nuclear weapons unless the regime is really under threat'

Senior research fellow Shashank Joshi says we're not heading to nuclear war but there could be a US-Korean confrontation

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

'Security services didn't watch Brit suicide bomber closely as he didn't plan a UK attack,' says terrorism expert

'Security services didn't watch Brit suicide bomber closely as he didn't plan a UK attack,' says terrorism expert

'Security services didn't watch suicide bomber Ronald Fiddler closely'

A British Islamic State fighter who died in Mosul during a suicide bomb attack on Iraqi forces is believed to be a former Guantanamo Bay detainee

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Isis's key weakness is their 'old-fashioned' manner of fighting, says former Royal United Services Institute director-general

'Isis have an achilles heel - their old-fashioned manner of fighting'

'Isis have an achilles heel - their old-fashioned manner of fighting'

Michael Clarke, the former Director General of the Royal United Services Institute, said the group's outdated weapons and tactics could be exploited in Mosul

Monday, September 12, 2016

Monday, September 12, 2016

David Miliband warns Syrian president Bashar Assad is key to ceasefire plans

David Miliband says Syrian president Bashar Assad is key to ceasefire plans

David Miliband warns Syrian president Bashar Assad is key to ceasefire plans

The former Foreign Secretary has expressed cautious optimism about the ceasefire

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Abu Mohamed al-Adnani death: ISIL leader is 'replaceable', says terrorism expert

Abu Mohamed al-Adnani death: Isis leader is 'replaceable', says terrorism expert

Dead Isis leader Abu Mohamed al-Adnani is 'replaceable', says terror expert

Dr. Afzal Ashraf said there is a 'nothing particularly talented about him which can't be replaced or improved on by his successors'

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Anjem Choudary was helped inspire terror and support ISIS by rise of the Internet, says journalist Margaret Gilmore

Anjem Choudary's terror network will be cut off in prison, says journalist Margaret Gilmore

Choudary's terror network will be cut off in jail, says journalist

Margaret Gilmore said the internet was a crucial factor in Choudhry's ability to spread terror

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Shock figures published on Thursday that only one of 2,000 people in the UK suspected of being radicalised by terrorist groups has been subjected to a curfew by police have been challenged by an expert in international security

'Only 1 in 2,000 extremists under curfew' claims misleading, says security expert

'Only 1 in 2,000 extremists under curfew' claim misleading - security expert

Security expert Raffaello Pantucci says police are simply using different tools to monitor potential jihadists, as critics claim only one person has been subjected to Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures…

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Thursday, July 21, 2016

'There are a host of implications for the people' - Professor explains Turkey's state of emergency

Turkey: 'Erdoğan repression not healthy' - Expert explains country's state of emergency

Turkey: State of emergency explained

Professor Tahir Abbas examines the 'host of implications for the people' as the government crack down on rebels

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Security expert Margaret Gilmore has explained why coalition forces have an enormous battle on their hands in their attempts to retake the ISIS-held city of Fallujah.

'It'll be a long and bloody battle' - Security expert highlights how difficult it will be to re-take the ISIS stronghold of Fallujah

'It'll be a long and bloody battle' - the challenge to re-take Fallujah

The Royal United Services Institute's Margaret Gilmore says the terrorist group will fight hard to maintain control of symbolic city

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

'You're more likely to be killed by a mosquito than a terrorist!' insists security expert

'You're more likely to be killed by a mosquito than a terrorist!' insists security expert

'You're more likely to be killed by a mosquito than a terrorist!'

Security expert Margaret Gilmore claims threats must be taken seriously, but not exaggerated