Result by Military tag - 9 items found


What Kind of Transition? Burma’s New Government and Directions for the Future

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Richard Cockett, former South East Asia Editor for The Economist, gave his insights into the prospects for Burma’s new government and discussed his book, 'Blood, Dreams and Gold: The Changing Face of Burma'.


Russia: Implications for UK Defence and Security

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Peter Pomerantsev, Legatum Institute Senior Fellow, appeared as a witness before a recent UK Defence Committee hearing on Russia's military capabilities and implications for the UK.


Russia and the Great Forgetting

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Russia is reverting to old patterns of behaviour with Putin’s Ukrainian and Syrian adventures. Military strength and disinformation is being used in the same way as under the Soviets, says Anne Applebaum, Director of the Legatum Institute’s Transitions Forum (Commentary magazine)


Putin's Power Plays

Sunday, 27 September 2015

The Russian president's mission in Syria is about projecting strength at home—not influencing global events, writes Anne Applebaum, Director of the Transitions Forum at the Legatum Institute (Washington Post)


International Security Debate: Russia Poses a Greater Threat to Europe than ISIS

Wednesday, 23 September 2015

Young leaders, professionals, and thinkers gathered at 11 Charles Street to debate future threats to Europe in the latest meeting of the 1675 Club. The motion for the evening was whether Russia poses a greater threat to Europe than the Islamic State.


21st Century Information War: How Should NATO and Democratic Governments Respond?

Tuesday, 22 September 2015

As part of its 'Beyond Propaganda' series, the Legatum Institute hosted a panel discussion, chaired by Peter Pomerantsev, to launch a collection of papers that look at how 21st century warfare is changing and what can be done to react to information warfare.


Burma’s Transition: Moving Forward or Stepping Back?

Friday, 24 April 2015

As Burma gears up for a general election later this year, Min Zin, Legatum Fellow and Democracy Lab blogger, discussed the country's democratic progress at a Legatum Institute breakfast.


Should Ukraine Be Armed?

Tuesday, 10 February 2015

Tim Montgomerie and Anne Applebaum discuss the deteriorating situation in Eastern Ukraine and Britain's foreign policy (​The Times​)


Can America Outwit Decline?

Friday, 3 August 2012

Robert Kagan considers if America can outwit decline and questions the constant commentary that the US can no longer do what it wants to do in the world. Well, compared to when?