2016 • 2 years • Nuclear Challenges
Founded in 1831, the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) engages in defense and security research. This renewal award builds upon a previous project that coordinated with banks and relevant authorities in an effort to prevent the financing of nuclear proliferation activities. RUSI produces curricula for financial services operators and continues training efforts in collaboration with the Financial Action Task Force. This award aims to consolidate gains from a previously supported project and strengthen nuclear governance.
2015 • 3 years • International Peace & Security
Founded in 1831, the Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (RUSI) engages in defense and security research. The purpose of this project is to prevent the financing of nuclear proliferation activities. RUSI engages with relevant banks and authorities to analyze emerging trends in proliferation finance tactics, and informs the banking sector in priority countries about mitigation measures.
2013 • 3 years, 7 months • International Peace & Security
The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) is an independent think tank based in London engaged in cutting edge defense and security research. This grant would support its project titled “China’s Eurasian Pivot.” The project examines evolving relations between China and Central Asia, and assesses how far a significant reordering of China’s geostrategic relationships with the region is now under way. The study aims to produce a fuller understanding of how the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan might impact China’s strategic calculus in the region. Funds will be used for partial staff salaries, research travel in the region, publications, and roundtables.
2012 • 2 years • International Peace & Security
The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) is an independent London-based think tank engaged in cutting-edge defense and security research. This grant will support a project titled, "The Consequences of a Nuclear Iran" which will contribute to the understanding of specific challenges associated with growing Iranian nuclear capabilities. It will inform public and governmental debates on how to respond to the dilemmas that Iranian nuclearization could present to international and regional security, assessing policy options for minimizing the risk of conflict (including reassurance, deterrence, transparency and confidence building). Funds will be used for staff salaries, travel, conferences and honoraria.