• The EU without the Euro

    Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

    The EU without the Euro

    The single currency was supposed to have led to greater political union, but the policies taken to ensure its survival are having the opposite effect. An orderly retreat from the euro might be the EU’s least-bad option says Francois Heisbourg in the new issue of Survival: Global Politics and Strategy.


  • Obama & Netanyahu (Photo: PM's office of ISrael)

    Discussion Meeting

    Iran: the view from Jerusalem and Washington

    Iran and the P5+1 are engaged in the toughest negotiations yet on the Iranian nuclear programme, all in a limited timeframe. This has made many in the region and outside nervous about the outcome of a potential final deal.


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    Latest Strategic Comment

    Elimination of Syria's chemical weapons stalls

    Important progress has been made towards the elimination of Syria's chemicals-weapons programme. But, as the latest Strategic Comment explains, the process relies on the goodwill of Damascus, which has fallen behind on its targets.


  • 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. 


  • 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.


  1. Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

  2. Discussion Meeting

  3. Latest Strategic Comment

  4. Geo-Economics and Strategy Conference

  5. New Adelphi Book

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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