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After a decade spent emphasising counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations, finding a credible response to China’s anti-access/area-denial capabilities is now the central task confronting US military planners.
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This new Strategic Dossier focuses on the evolving roles of the major powers in the Asia-Pacific, particularly the United States and China.
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This week the UK passed the DRIP bill in response to a European Court ruling limiting the retention of data, while continuing revelations on NSA spying strained US-German relations. In the latest IISS Strategic Snapshot, Nigel Inkster discusses the politics of surveillance.
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The #BringBackOurGirls movement has faded rapidly and Boko Haram’s insurgency has again been forgotten by the media, despite the fact that violence has continued. Virginia Comolli discusses the impact of the insurgency on Nigeria.
Dr Toby Dodge's Adelphi examines Iraq's precarious security situation and tangled political settlement since US troops left in 2011. 'A clear, concise and unsparing view of Iraq’s continuing agony...' - The Economist
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.'
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This Adelphi provides an analytical overview of the main challenges related to food security in Asia and their implications for
The 3rd EU Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Conference will bring together some 300 experts and officials from the EU and beyond.
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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