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The military coup attempted in Turkey on 15 July 2016 fizzled out quickly. But President Tayyip Erdogan has accused a political rival, exiled Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen, and his followers of engineering the coup without substantiation, and is using it as a pretext to purge the government, judiciary and military.
Fighting and talking with armed groups can take many forms. This Adelphi examines what constitutes an effective and realistic strategy for dealing with armed groups, and develops a framework to help policymakers and analysts to understand the challenges involved in using a combination of coercion and diplomacy.
This IISS Shangri-La Dialogue 2016 Retrospective featured a panel discussion and question-and-answer session on recent developments in North Korea's nuclear program.
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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.
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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 features of Military Balance 2016
As China increasingly gains the economic benefits of global connectivity, the West’s technological edge is fast eroding.
The IISS’s inaugural online Annual Review highlights its key achievements in 2015–16.
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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