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In his national security speech, President Obama may have focused on Guantanamo and drone strikes, but he also used the speech to set out a new approach to national security and counter-terrorism argues Nigel Inkster.
Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung will deliver the keynote address at the 2013 SLD, at a time of heightened interest in the South China Sea. The 12th IISS Asia Security Summit runs from Friday 31 May-Sunday 02 June in Singapore.
After elections marking Pakistan’s first democratic transition, Nawaz Sharif is set to become prime minister. But having served two unpopular terms in the 1990s, can he deliver the policies troubled Pakistan needs? Our expert panel discusses.
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A surge in drug-trafficking through West Africa has hit regional security, stability and development. Two advisors to Kofi Annan’s new West Africa Commission on the Impact of Drugs (WACD) discuss their recent research in the field.
With Asia importing more oil and the US producing more of its own, the market for Middle East oil is changing. But the shift is more complex than substituting one buyer for another.
Operations in Mali, Obama's drone war, the cyber attack on Saudi Aramco and how Iran’s fatwa on nuclear weapons could help defuse its standoff with the West - all these and more are covered in the latest edition of the IISS journal, Survival: Global Politics and Strategy.
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Economic growth in Africa will not only alter the balance of power on the continent, but also have consequences for the Middle East, the latest IISS Geo-economics conference concluded.
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'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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Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja and his Swedish counterpart Carl Bildt attended the latest IISS seminar on Arctic climate change and security. While resource exploration was inevitable in the region, the strongest environmental safeguards had to be in place, they stressed.
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