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One of Africa’s most renowned economists – and a former candidate for the World Bank presidency – Nigerian Finance Minister Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala will deliver the latest IISS Oppenheimer Lecture on Wednesday 19 June.
Iranians are fed up with their faltering economy, sanctions and a leadership that has proven incapable of relieving the pressure. The results from Iran's 14 June election show a desire for change argues Mark Fitzpatrick.
Whatever happens to President Bashar al-Assad, the Syria of the last 40 years no longer exists. After time on the ground researching rebel groups, Emile Hokayem tracks the evolution of 2011's rebellion and the dire prospects for the future.
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Nguyen Tan Dung, Prime Minister of Vietnam, opened the 12th Shangri-La Dialogue with a Keynote Address in which he called on the countries of the region to 'build strategic trust' to overcome disputes.
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Cyber attacks and North Korea's nuclear programme were among the threats discussed by Chuck Hagel in his first SLD speech as US Defense Secretary. The US 'rebalance to Asia' continued, he reassured allies, including Japan and South Korea.
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The 12th IISS Asia Security Summit took place from 31 May-02 June 2013 in Singapore.
'Assessing Global Risk' is the theme of this year’s IISS Global Strategic Review, which will be held in Stockholm in September.
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The latest edition of the institute’s flagship book, The Military Balance, has essays on the wars in Afghanistan and Syria, and on trends in capabilities.
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In the June–July 2013 issue of Survival, Mark Fitzpatrick and David C. Gompert discuss regime change in North Korea; Massimo Franco explores how Francis I’s appointment will affect the Catholic Church; and Vanda Felbab-Brown examines the influence of crime on military conflicts.
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