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'The shock absorbers of the international system have been degraded,' warned Editor Nicholas Redman at the IISS–Americas launch of Strategic Survey 2016: The Annual Review of World Affairs. In a wide-ranging discussion, a panel of six IISS experts discussed the underlying drivers behind the 'strategic earthquakes' of the past year.
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A hundred days into his single six-year term, President Rodrigo Duterte has already asserted his powerful political position by undertaking a brutal campaign on drugs, weakening the Philippines' longstanding alliance with the United States and warming to China.
In this issue, Anatol Lieven, Nigel Inkster and Kori Schake consider America's electoral choices. Also in the issue, Pierre Noël on the new oil regime; Sophia Besch, James Black and Seyed Hossein Mousavian on Brexit; and Bruno Tertrais on imagining a NATO-Russia conflict.
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All IISS Adelphi books are on offer at three for the price of two. Here we recommend the nuclear collection, to mark the publication of 'Improving the security of all nuclear materials', a new report by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) and the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP).
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This new Adelphi book looks at what constitutes an effective and realistic strategy for dealing with armed groups.
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The IISS’s inaugural online Annual Review highlights its key achievements in 2015–16.
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