• Strategic Survey 2014

    The Annual Review of World Affairs

    Strategic Survey 2014

    A resurgence of major-power geopolitics has been the striking feature of 2014, from the crisis in Ukraine to tensions in the East China Sea. Strategic Survey 2014: The Annual Review of World Affairs analyses the events  of the year.


  • Ahmet Üzümcü, Director-General, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (Photo: OPCW)

    EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2014

    Combatting Proliferation

    Ahmet Üzümcü, Director-General of the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons and UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Angela Kane will be the Keynote Speakers at the EU Non-Proliferation Conference.


  • Military Balance Blog

    T-72BM in Ukraine sign of Moscow's help

    Recently published footage of a T-72BM Main Battle Tank being operated by pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine strongly supports the contention that Russia is supplying arms to separatist forces.


  • Photo: Ukraine Ministry of Defence

    Global Strategic Review 2014

    Nordic Perspectives on European Security

    With the situation in Ukraine critical, the 2014 IISS Global Strategic Review will open with perspectives from the foreign ministers of Sweden and Norway on the crisis and the broader implications for Europe's and NATO's relationship with Russia.  


  • Los Alamos National Laboratory

    Politics and Strategy

    In the Matter of James E. Doyle

    Dana Allin reflects on the case of James Doyle, who was sacked from Los Alamos National Laboratory after he wrote an article in Survival called ‘Why abolish nuclear weapons?’


  1. The Annual Review of World Affairs

  2. EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference 2014

  3. Military Balance Blog

  4. Global Strategic Review 2014

  5. Politics and Strategy

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 and Geo-economic Opportunities.' 

Geo-Economics and Strategy Conference 07-08 September

Opportunity and Risk

This IISS conference will explore how new Geo-economic relationships in the Middle East will develop and shape global balances of power. 

Regional Security Assessment 2014

Key developments in Asia-Pacific security

This Strategic Dossier focuses on the evolving roles of the major powers in the Asia-Pacific.

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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