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Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)
United Kingdom


The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI) is an independent think tank engaged in cutting edge defense and security research. A unique institution, founded in 1831 by the Duke of Wellington, RUSI embodies nearly two centuries of forward thinking, free discussion and careful reflection on defense and security matters. As a research-led institution, all RUSI activity is intrinsically linked to our world-class research base. Noted for its quality, RUSI analysis is reinforced by an ethos of accuracy, objectivity, and policy relevance.