• Geo-economics and Strategy Conference: Trade and Flag

    Geo-Economics and Strategy Conference

    Trade & flag

    The future of the multilateral trading system and the challenges posed by regional trading blocs were the focus of the latest Geo-economics and Strategy Conference. 


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    Latest Strategic Comment

    Pacific Alliance trade bloc eyes global role

    Seeking to market themselves as a manufacturing and investment hub, strategically located between the Asia-Pacific and Europe, members of the Pacific Alliance are claiming a greater role for themselves in the global economy.


  • Overcoming Pakistan's Nuclear Dangers

    New Adelphi Book

    Overcoming Pakistan's Nuclear Dangers

    Pakistan is unlikely to be persuaded to join the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Instead, Mark Fitzpatrick argues, it should be offered a cooperation deal like Washington’s with India as an incentive to abandon certain nuclear activities.


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    Middle East Expert Series

    Cyber security in the Gulf

    How can governments and private organisations in the Gulf best protect themselves against online attack? A panel of experts at IISS-Middle East discusses cyber security in the region.


  • Survival April-May 2014

    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

    Clawing at Ukraine

    As Russia mulls its next move in Ukraine, consideration of its allies’ reactions might have greater weight than the response of the West argues Nicholas Redman in the new issue of Survival: Global Politics and Strategy.


  • U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, and their respective teams sit down for a bilateral discussion focused on deescalating tensions in Ukraine in London, United Kingdom, on March 14, 2014. [State Department photo/ Public Domain]

    Ukraine Crisis

    The Western response to the Ukrainian crisis

    The crisis over Crimea threatens dire consequences for Ukraine, Russia, and the international system. A distinguished panel at IISS-US considers these momentous events and analyses the Western response to them.


  1. Geo-Economics and Strategy Conference

  2. Latest Strategic Comment

  3. New Adelphi Book

  4. Middle East Expert Series

  5. Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

  6. Ukraine Crisis

Global Strategic Review 2014

Geopolitical Risks & Geo-economic Opportunities

The IISS is pleased to announce that registration for the 11th Global Strategic Review is now open. The 2014 GSR will be held in Oslo from Friday 19 September to Sunday 21 September, The theme will be 'Geopolitical Risks & Geo-economic Opportunities.' 

Adelphi Books

Food Security in Asia

This Adelphi provides an analytical overview of the main challenges related to food security in Asia and their implications for security.

Shangri-La Dialogue 2014

Abe to give Keynote

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will give the Keynote Address at the 2014 Shangri-La Dialogue. The 13th IISS Asia Security Summit will take place on 30 May-1 June in Singapore.

The essential military reference

The Military Balance 2014

The Military Balance is the IISS flagship annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries worldwide. This year's essays focus on lessons from ten years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, cyber abilities and the rise of unmanned systems.

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