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    Global Strategic Review 2014

    Nordic Perspectives on European Security

    ‘A sense of being vulnerable' has descended upon Europe following the conflict in Ukraine, said the Swedish Foreign Minister Carl Bildt at the opening Keynote Session of the Global Strategic Review 2014.

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    Global Strategic Review 2014

    Geopolitical Risks and Geo-economic Opportunities

    The 2014 Global Strategic Review is underway in Oslo. Speakers at the annual IISS members conference include Sweden's Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Defence of Norway and Hanna Tetteh, Foreign  Minister of Ghana.

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    Geopolitical Due Diligence

    Launch of Strategic Survey 2014

    This year geopolitical uncertainty has been increased by a sense that challenges to the global status quo can be made successfully and without riposte, said John Chipman, launching the IISS Annual Review of Word Affairs.

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    The Annual Review of World Affairs

    Strategic Survey 2014

    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.

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Geopolitical Risks & Geo-economic Opportunities

Global Strategic Review 2014

The 11th Global Strategic Review is being held from 19-21 September in Oslo.





New Adelphi Book

Beyond Air–Sea Battle

This Adelphi analyses the debate over the future of US military strategy in Asia.

Regional Security Assessment 2014

Key developments in Asia-Pacific security

This Strategic Dossier focuses on the evolving roles of the major powers in the Asia-Pacific.

The essential military reference

The Military Balance 2014

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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