• Caracol Opening Televised Panel

    Looking torwards the Pacific

    Before the formal opening of the dialogue, a panel including Juan Carlos Pinzón Bueno, Colombia’s defence minister, Mexican Senator Gabriela Cuevas and Min Zhu of the IMF, will debate the growing ties across the Pacific.

  • Juan Manuel Santos, President of Colombia

    The Trans-Pacific Summit, 6-8 March 2015

    President Santos to open Dialogue

    Juan Manuel Santos, the President of Colombia, will inaugurate the IISS Cartagena Dialogue with a keynote address on cooperation between the Pacific Alliance and the Asia-Pacific. 

  • The Trans-Pacific Summit 6-8 March 2015

    A bridge between Asia and Latin America

    Looking forward to a new era of peace, Colombia is introducing Asian leaders to its Latin American region, with a top-level summit called the Cartagena Dialogue.

  • Adelphi 450

    New Adelphi Book

    Power Shifts and New Blocs in the Global Trading System

    As economic powers from the developing world, particularly China, have emerged in the past few decades, their weight has altered the balance in the global trading system. In this volume, leading commentators – including two former heads of the WTO – examine the possible consequences of this shifting trade landscape.

  • Adelphi 449 rotator

    New Adelphi Book

    Spoiler Groups and UN Peacekeeping

    This book is a policy guide for UN missions. It analyses the nature of non-permissive UN mission environments and argues that the UN should think afresh about its approach to missions in these settings. By embracing and developing three concepts – robust peacekeeping, political processes, and the protection of civilians – the UN can arrive at a stabilisation doctrine.

  • Military Balance 2015 New Features

    The essential military reference

    Military Balance 2015

    New features in The Military Balance 2015 include equipment analysis graphics, updated national capability summaries and essays on hybrid warfare, US space systems and directed energy weapons.

  1. Caracol Opening Televised Panel

  2. The Trans-Pacific Summit, 6-8 March 2015

  3. The Trans-Pacific Summit 6-8 March 2015

  4. New Adelphi Book

  5. New Adelphi Book

  6. The essential military reference

The Trans-Pacific Summit

The IISS Cartagena Dialogue

The inaugural ‘IISS Cartagena Dialogue: The Trans-Pacific Summit’ convenes from 6–8 March in Cartagena, Colombia.





Military Balance 2015

Russia's armed forces

The Military Balance 2015 comes with a new wall chart focusing on ‘Russia’s Armed Forces’, showing the geographical disposition of Army, Navy, Air Force and Strategic Rocket Force units.

Survival: Global Politics and Strategy

World Adrift?

In the February–March 2015 issue of Survival, Chester A. Crocker, François Heisbourg, Lawrence Freedman and Matthew Kroenig discuss strategy in a world adrift.

The essential military reference

The Military Balance 2015

The Military Balance is the IISS flagship annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries worldwide. New features include technical equipment-focused graphics, a chart of Russia’s armed forces and analytical essays on hybrid warfare, directed energy weapons and US space systems.

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