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Addressing the Shangri-La Dialogue in the 50th year of Singapore's independence, the prime minister is carrying on a tradition begun by his own and the city-state's founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, who inaugurated the first SLD in 2002.
The full SLD 2015 speaker agenda
The Asia-Pacific Regional Security Assessment 2015 is the second IISS Strategic Dossier to be published in association with the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue. It focuses on five centrally important regional-security concerns
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US Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter, has confirmed his participation in the upcoming 2015 Asia Security Summit: the IISS Shangri-La Dialogue. Other confirmed attendees include Gen Nakatani of Japan as well as the defence ministers of Germany, Indonesia and Korea.
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The Armed Conflict Survey provides yearly data on fatalities, refugees and internally displaced people for all major armed conflicts, alongside in-depth analysis of their political, military and humanitarian dimensions.
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Since 2008 the number of active conflicts worldwide has fallen from 63 to 42, but annual fatalities have more than trebled from 56,000 to 180,000.
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China has long adhered to a principle of ‘non-interference’ in other states’ affairs. However, as more of its companies have been investing in projects overseas, Beijing is finding itself progressively involved in other countries – through the need to protect these interests and citizens.
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ISIS’s four principal manifestations – as a guerrilla army, Sunni political movement, millenarian cult and administrator of territory – suggest a strategy against it: aggressive containment.
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Leading commentators – including two former heads of the WTO – examine the possible consequences of the shifting Global trade landscape.
This map of global hot spots focuses on conflict-related displacement worldwide with a timeline, graphs and tables.
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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