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This report looks at Iran's missile capabilities, the efforts to counter the threat they pose by Gulf Arab states and the broader evolution of security structures in the region. It is a valuable resource for all those seeking to understand the 'security complex' that encompasses all states in the Gulf.
The main source of change in Israel's current interests and objectives is its evolving relationship with the United States. During the eight years of the Obama administration, the two countries have clashed on a range of strategic issues, including the Iran nuclear deal and the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.
'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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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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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.
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