• Strategic Survey 2016 launch at IISS–Americas

    'Institutions of world order crumbling'

    'The shock absorbers of the international system have been degraded,' warned Editor Nicholas Redman at the IISS–Americas launch of Strategic Survey 2016: The Annual Review of World Affairs. In a wide-ranging discussion, a panel of six IISS experts discussed the underlying drivers behind the 'strategic earthquakes' of the past year. 

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    New Strategic Comment

    The Philippines: Duterte’s wilful start

    A hundred days into his single six-year term, President Rodrigo Duterte has already asserted his powerful political position by undertaking a brutal campaign on drugs, weakening the Philippines' longstanding alliance with the United States and warming to China.

  • Survival


    Democracy in America

    In this issue, Anatol Lieven, Nigel Inkster and Kori Schake consider America's electoral choices. Also in the issue, Pierre Noël on the new oil regime; Sophia Besch, James Black and Seyed Hossein Mousavian on Brexit; and Bruno Tertrais on imagining a NATO-Russia conflict.

  • Adelphi Books

    The Nuclear Collection

    All IISS Adelphi books are on offer at three for the price of two. Here we recommend the nuclear collection, to mark the publication of 'Improving the security of all nuclear materials', a new report by the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies (CNS) and the Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation (VCDNP).

  1. Strategic Survey 2016 launch at IISS–Americas

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Strategic Survey 2016: Launch Highlights & Expert Interviews

Fighting and Negotiating with Armed Groups

This new Adelphi book looks at what constitutes an effective and realistic strategy for dealing with armed groups.

The IISS Digital Annual Review

Driving Strategic Thought and Action

The IISS’s inaugural online Annual Review highlights its key achievements in 2015–16.

the military balance

The Military Balance 2016

The annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of over 171 countries. It is an indispensable handbook for anyone conducting serious studies of security policy and military affairs.

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