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The future of fires

This report from the UK think tank RUSI outlines critical trends in the development of next-generation fires

Requirements for the UK’s amphibious forces in the future operating environment

This report from the UK think tank RUSI outlines the role that littoral areas will have in

Lawfare

This report from the UK think tank Policy Exchange discusses resisting the judicialisation of war. Policy Exchange’s

China and instability in developing countries

This report from the UK think tank IISS looks at the political economy of China’s responses to

Getting to a new Iran Deal

This report from the UK think tank Chatham House puts forward a guide for Trump, Washington, Tehran,

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By John Hemmings; James Rogers

On 31st August 2018, HMS Albion, one of the Royal Navy’s amphibious assault ships, passed through the Paracel Islands in…

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By Andrew Foxall; John Hemmings

The UK’s leaving of the European Union and Donald Trump’s election as US President have produced sufficient uncertainty in the…

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By Ian Bond; Igor Yurgens

Relations between Russia and the West are likely to be characterised by distrust, mutual fear and confrontation for the remainder…

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By Emma Fox

This report catalogues 204 events promoted to students in the academic year 2017/18 featuring speakers with a history of extreme…

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By Various Authors

This report examines efforts in Somalia to disengage and deradicalise former members of Al-Shabaab through the Serendi rehabilitation centre. This…

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By Meia Nouwens; Helena Legarda

This report from the UK think tank IISS examines China's path to achieving civil–military integration and to developing advanced dual-use…

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By Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi; Justin Bronk

This Occasional Paper aims to provide an in-depth inventory of armed drones possessed by Middle Eastern states, assessing quantity, types…

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By Jonathan Duke-Evans; Professor Richard Ekins; Julie Marionneau; Tom Tugendhat

UK forces rightly adhere to the law of armed conflict, which is secured in practice by service law and the…

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By Gabriel Elefteriu

In A Question of Power, Policy Exchange sets out the case for the establishment of a new MoD Office of…

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