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A contemporary approach to world security

The Strategy and Security Institute is an interdisciplinary research centre established by the University of Exeter to directly address the strategic deficit of a world beset by instability and insecurity.

Building on a critical mass of expertise within the University and a cohort of strategic partners from other organisations, the Institute carries out research, consultancy and teaching in the field of global security and strategy, particularly relating to how individuals and organisations of all kinds deal with conflict, unrest, and crisis under intense pressure.

'Whilst education may be better than ever…we may not be schooled in the right things; the result is a form of strategic illiteracy' Newton, Colley, Sharpe. RUSI Journal, Feb 10
'The aim of strategy is to unite the levers of national power in a common framework for purposeful action'. General Sir Paul Newton, Director SSI

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Simulation Exercise
Find out about our education strategies.

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Our MA aims to meet the needs of strategic practitioners and understanding strategy in action.

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Strategy and Security Institute Submission to the House of Commons Defence Select Committee.

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SSI contributes again to the Defence Select Committee’s SDSR thinking.

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Defence Committee

Strategy and Security experts address Select Committee over Defence Review 

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