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'Extreme poverty combined with hopelessness among young people is the biggest threat to security in West Africa' said the former Prime Minister of Senegal, Aminata Touré, in her 2014 IISS Oppenheimer Lecture.
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Elections to Ukraine's parliament should result in a government that reflects the country's new political landscape. But if it cannot implement institutional reforms, there is a substantial risk of another political crisis.
How can president Ashraf Ghani and rival-turned-colleague Abdullah Abdullah work together towards a ‘new normal’ as international troops leave Afghanistan? BBC journalist Dawood Azami discusses the new government’s long 'to-do' list.
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The India Global Forum will explore the renewed prospects for India’s economic rise, the geo-economic and foreign policy agenda of the Narendra Modi government and international expectations of a more extrovert India.
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A resurgence of major-power geopolitics has been the striking feature of 2014, from the crisis in Ukraine to tensions in the East China Sea. Strategic Survey 2014: The Annual Review of World Affairs analyses the events of the year.
Using the Sykes–Picot agreement to explain the Middle East falsely extrapolates from a single moment. This misuse of history will lead to poor policy argues Toby Dodge in the new issue of Survival.
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This Strategic Dossier focuses on the evolving roles of the major powers in the Asia-Pacific.
The Military Balance is the IISS flagship annual assessment of the military capabilities and defence economics of 171 countries worldwide. This year's essays focus on lessons from ten years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, cyber abilities and the rise of unmanned systems.
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