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    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

    Brexit becomes reality

    In the June–July issue of Survival, prominent strategic thinkers shed light on what the UK’s new relationship with the EU might look like, and on the future shape of British politics.

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    New Strategic Comment

    NATO’s look East

    Russia's military modernisation and aggressiveness have prompted NATO to refocus on European security, but differences remain among allies over the measures required to ensure effective deterrence.

  • Our Separate Ways: The Struggle for the Future of the US-Israel Alliance

    Examining the US–Israel relationship

    At this book launch, authors Dana Allin and Steven Simon discussed the powerful demographic, cultural and strategic currents in Israel and the US that are driving the two countries apart.

  • The IISS Digital Annual Review

    The IISS Digital Annual Review

    Driving Strategic Thought and Action

    This inaugural Annual Review highlights the key achievements of the IISS for the year 2015–16. It presents the 'essence' of the IISS: who we are, what we do, and how we have helped governments, businesses and the expert and opinion-forming communities understand strategic change in an ever more complex world.

  1. Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

  2. New Strategic Comment

  3. Our Separate Ways: The Struggle for the Future of the US-Israel Alliance

  4. The IISS Digital Annual Review

the military balance

The Military Balance 2016

The annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of over 171 countries. It is an indispensable handbook for anyone conducting serious studies of security policy and military affairs.

New Adelphi Book

China's Cyber Power

As China increasingly gains the economic benefits of global connectivity, the West’s technological edge is fast eroding.

The IISS Digital Annual Review

Driving Strategic Thought and Action

The IISS’s inaugural online Annual Review highlights its key achievements in 2015–16.

Strategic Dossier

Evolution of the Cyber Domain

Cyber security has become a focal point for conflicting domestic and international interests, and increasingly for the projection of state power. This Dossier charts and contextualises the key developments and trends that have shaped the cyber domain since the 1950s.

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