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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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.'
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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.
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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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