• Charlie Hebdo march.

    IISS-US Discussion Meeting

    Responding to the growing threat of homegrown terrorists in Europe

    The early January attacks in Paris have highlighted the threat of domestic terrorism in Europe and put the continent on high alert. Just how real is this threat and what can be learned from the steps taken in the immediate aftermath of the attacks?

  • Forthcoming Feb 2015

    Military Balance 2015

    The Military Balance 2015, the IISS annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries worldwide, will be launched on 11 February 2015.


  • Singapore's Minister for Defence Dr Ng Eng Hen delivers the Keynote Address at the 2015 Fullerton Forum

    Fullerton Forum 2015: The Shangri-la Dialogue Sherpa Meeeting

    Strengthening cooperation to enhance security

    The threat of Islamic extremism in Asia arising from the emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq should be a focus of discussion at this year’s Shangri-La Dialogue, said Singapore’s defence minister Ng Eng Hen in his keynote address at the 3rd Fullerton Forum.

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    10 Years of the Manama Dialogue

    Middle Eastern Security, the US Pivot and the Rise of ISIS

    To mark the tenth anniversary of the IISS Manama Dialogue the IISS is publishing an Adelphi book that analyses the key challenges now faced by the Middle East.

  1. IISS-US Discussion Meeting

  2. Forthcoming Feb 2015

  3. Fullerton Forum 2015: The Shangri-la Dialogue Sherpa Meeeting

  4. 10 Years of the Manama Dialogue

The Trans-Pacific Summit

The IISS Cartagena Dialogue

The IISS is delighted to launch a new international ‘Dialogue’ following in the footsteps of the Shangri-La and Manama Dialogues. The inaugural ‘IISS Cartagena Dialogue: The Trans-Pacific Summit’ will convene from 6–8 March in Cartagena, Colombia.

Paper Tigers: China’s Nuclear Posture

This Adelphi book documents and explains the evolution of China’s nuclear forces in terms of historical, bureaucratic and ideological factors.

Monitoring Conflicts Worldwide

Armed Conflict Database

A regularly updated IISS online resource providing detailed information on more than 70 conflicts worldwide.

Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

War footing?

In the December 2014–January 2015 issue of Survival, Lawrence Freedman examines Russia’s strategy in the Ukraine conflict; Emile Hokayem analyses the Syrian civil war in light of competition between Iran and the Gulf states; and Robert Ayson and Desmond Ball explore the dangers of confrontation between China, Japan and the United States in the Asia-Pacific.

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