• 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 12 February 2015.

  • AP447-8

    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.

  • AP 446

    China’s Nuclear Posture

    Paper Tigers

    China’s nuclear arsenal has long been an enigma. Westerners continue to disagree about basic factual information concerning one of the world’s most important nuclear-weapons states. This Adelphi book documents and explains the evolution of China’s nuclear forces in terms of historical, bureaucratic and ideological factors.

  • IISS Fullerton Lecture: Petro Poroshenko

    IISS-Fullerton Lecture

    The Ukrainian crisis: a test for Europe

    ‘The Ukraine crisis is about European values and therefore about Europe,’ Ukraine’s President Petro Poroshenko said in the latest IISS Fullerton Lecture. ‘Willing or not’ Europe cannot ignore the fact that it ‘stands at the core of this conflict’, he urged. 

  1. Forthcoming Feb 2015

  2. 10 Years of the Manama Dialogue

  3. China’s Nuclear Posture

  4. IISS-Fullerton Lecture

IISS Posts

Manama Dialogue 2014 Highlights

The 10th IISS Manama Dialogue took place from 5-7 December 2014 in Manama.



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The Annual Review of World Affairs

Strategic Survey 2014

The Annual Review of World Affairs covers all the events and themes of the year region by region.

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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