• Military Balance Blog

    T-72BM in Ukraine sign of Moscow's help

    Recently published footage of a T-72BM Main Battle Tank being operated by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine strongly supports the contention that Russia is supplying arms to separatist forces.


  • IISS Voices

    ISIS: Shock & Awe

    Until this week, the shocking level of brutality exhibited by ISIS militants had attracted relatively little attention from Western media. All that changed with the release of a video showing the beheading of US journalist James Foley.


  • Julia Gillard Former  Prime Minister of Australia

    IISS Fullerton Lecture

    A conversation with Julia Gillard

    As Australian prime minister between 2010 and 2013, Julia Gillard worked on developing relations with Asia. She also has a unique perspective, as the first woman in the role.


  • GSR 2014 Key Speakers

    Global Strategic Review 2014

    Key GSR Speakers announced

    Speakers at the 2014 GSR will include Ghana’s Foreign Minister Hanna Tetteh, Carl Bildt and Børge Brende, the foreign ministers of Sweden and Norway and former US National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski among many others.


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    Strategic Comment

    Challenges for India’s new government

    Despite his party’s convincing election win, new centre-right Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will still need to reach out to opponents to boost economic growth and investor confidence. 


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  4. Global Strategic Review 2014

  5. Strategic Comment

Global Strategic Review 2014

Geopolitical Risks & Geo-economic Opportunities

The IISS is pleased to announce that registration for the 11th Global Strategic Review is now open. The 2014 GSR will be held in Oslo from Friday 19 September to Sunday 21 September. The theme will be 'Geopolitical Risks and Geo-economic Opportunities.' 

Adelphi Books

Beyond Air–Sea Battle

This Adelphi analyzes the debate over the future of US military strategy in Asia.

EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2014

Combatting Proliferation

The 3rd EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference will bring together some 250 experts and officials from the EU and beyond.

The essential military reference

The Military Balance 2014

The Military Balance is the IISS flagship annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries worldwide. This year's essays focus on lessons from ten years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, cyber abilities and the rise of unmanned systems.

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