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Cyber security has become a focal point for conflicting domestic and international interests, and increasingly for the projection of state power. This new IISS Dossier charts and contextualises the key developments and trends that have shaped the cyber domain since the 1950s.
Today's launch of the dossier is streamed live from 5.15PM
President Toomas Hendrik Ilves will discuss the relationship between European security and Middle Eastern instability, including a response to the Paris attacks and migration issues. The conflict in Ukraine and cyber-security are other topics due to form part of his 2015 IISS Alastair Buchan lecture.
The Lecture will be streamed live from 6:30pm
Despite huge momentum and political will to agree a binding deal to limit global carbon emissions, negotiations at this week’s summit in Paris are likely to be challenging and intense, argues a recent Strategic Comment.
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Economic disorder & lack of opportunity perpetuates instability in the Middle East said Bahrain's Trade Minister Zayed Al Zayani in his Keynote Address to the IISS Bahrain Bay Forum.
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While it does not represent a substantial change in direction, Britain’s latest defence and security review offers a credible plan to improve, modernise and increase UK security and hard power, says a new Strategic Comment.
This Adelphi book examines how the politics, security and economies – which were largely stable for decades prior to 2011 – have changed in the four states of the Maghreb.
There is no precedent for such a large and abrupt flow of war refugees from the Middle East to Europe argues Francois Heisbourg in the new issue of Survival.
Following the collapse in Russian defence spending in the 1990s and early 2000s, there have been marked increases in recent years. This has allowed for a revival of naval capability.
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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