• 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. In this Adelphi, Nigel Inkster examines the political, historical and cultural development of China’s cyber power in light of evolving capabilities and governance structures.

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    New Strategic Comment

    Brazil's political and economic crisis

    Brazilian Interim President Michel Temer will probably serve out impeached President Dilma Rousseff's term. He is compelled to deal urgently with Brazil's distressed economy and scandalous corruption. But his lack of an electoral mandate, unpopularity and initial obduracy in appointing an all-white, all-male cabinet – perceived negatively as 'business as usual' backroom politics – cast doubt on his ability to do so effectively.

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    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

    Britain and Europe

    The June–July 2016 issue of Survival features debate on Brexit, as well as analysis of Xi Jinping's dreams of China's future, the costs of financial sanctions, the problem of North Korea, and much more.

  1. New Adelphi Book

  2. New Strategic Comment

  3. Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

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.

Adelphi Book

Asia's Latent Nuclear Powers

Under what conditions would the democracies in Northeast Asia seek to join the nuclear weapons club? 


New name for IISS in the US

Engaging policymakers across the Americas

The new name encompasses the full range of the Institute’s activities across both North and South America.

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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