Royal United Services Institute
(1831; Whitehall, London UK; 85 staff; www.rusi.org)
Is a British independent think tank striving ”to generate national and free-thinking debate on issues of security and defense.” RUSI offers its members “exclusive access to the UK’s premier forum on defence and security” as well as a wealth of publications and events providing “authoritative analysis, insight and networks.” Its expertise “has been utilised by governments, parliament and other key stakeholders.”
- Produces a journal, news briefs, reports, and books.
- Terrorism and the Mass Media (May 2020, 48p): maintains that “media coverage of terrorism amplifies its effects” and explores how “responsible and ethical reporting practices” can mitigate the negative consequences emanating from any such coverage.
- Exploring Connections: Corruption, Terrorism and Terrorist Financing (April 2020, 34p): “explores how corruption can enable terrorism and facilitate terrorist financing.”
Leadership: Dr. Karin Von Hippel (Director General)
Budget: £ 8.1m