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    Seeking fresh approaches to adaptation

    Opening NATO’s 2017 Transformation Seminar, NATO's senior leadership urged participants to bring fresh thinking to the debate about how the Alliance should adapt to future challenges, looking to the innovation seen in the civilian sector as a key source of inspiration.

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    The Emperor vs the Adults

    Donald Trump and Wilhelm II

    In the April–May issue of Survival, François Heisbourg draws an analogy between the current US president and Kaiser Wilhelm II.

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    The Fullerton Lecture

    Change and uncertainty in the Indo-Pacific

    Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop discussed the threats and opportunities facing her nation and its neighbours, ahead of a major policy announcement.

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    Military Balance +

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    Military Balance+ is a new online database using pioneering technology to allow users to customise, view, compare and download defence data instantly, anywhere, anytime.


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The Military Balance

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The Military Balance 2017 and our new complementary database, Military Balance+, were both launched on 14 February. Harnessing pioneering technology, Military Balance+ allows users to customise, view, compare and download data instantly, anywhere, anytime.

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Learning under fire

This Adelphi book takes a look at the lessons militaries need to learn from the US-led interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq, and their implications for the future character of war.

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With talk in world capitals of a new cold war, this Adelphi examines the roots of the Ukraine crisis, analyses Western and Russian policies in post-Soviet Eurasia since 1991, and provides an assessment of both Russia and the West's actions post-2014.


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