• The Military Balance

    The Military Balance 2018

    14 February 2018.  The Military Balance 2018 includes new equipment analysis graphics, a wall chart focused on strategic-forces modernisation in China, Russia and the US and essays on Chinese and Russian air-launched weapons, artificial intelligence and defence, and Russian strategic-force modernisation.

  • IISS Voices

    The revived ‘Quad’ – and an opportunity for the US

    10 January 2018.  This strategic partnership of four democracies - India, Japan, Australia and the United States - could be a rare obstacle to Chinese assertiveness.

  • Events

    China and the United States: destined for war?

    30 November 2017. 

    Thursday 30 November, 10.30-11.30AM GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Dr Graham Allison, Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, Harvard Kennedy School
    Chair:
    Dana Allin, Senior Fellow for US Foreign Policy and Transatlantic Affairs; Editor, Survival, IISS

  • Events

    Security and climate change in the Pacific: from Asia to the US

    28 November 2017. 

    Tuesday 28 November, 10–11.30am EST
    IISS–Americas, Washington DC
    Speakers:
    John Conger, Senior Policy Advisor, The Center for Climate and Security (CCS)
    Shiloh Fetzek, Senior Fellow for International Affairs, CCS
    Brigadier General (Retd) Gerald Galloway, Member, Advisory Board, CCS
    Sherri Goodman, Senior Advisor for International Security, CCS
    Dr Marcus King, Member, Advisory Board, CCS
    Rear Admiral (Retd) Ann Phillips, Member, Advisory Board, CCS
    Chair:
    Mark Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, IISS–Americas

  • Events

    CANCELLED - Going global vs staying local: Romania’s agenda as a connector between Europe and Asia

    17 November 2017. 

    Friday 17 November, 6–7pm SGT
    The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
    Speaker:
    His Excellency Teodor Meleşcanu, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Romania
    Chair:
    Alexander Neill, Shangri-La Dialogue Senior Fellow for Asia Pacific Security, IISS

  • Events

    China and the world after the 19th party congress

    14 November 2017. 

    Tuesday 14 November, 12–1pm GMT
    Arundel House, London
    Speaker:
    Nigel Inkster, Senior Adviser, IISS
    Chair:
    Nicholas Redman, Director of Editorial; Editor, Strategic Survey and Adelphi Books, IISS

  • IISS Voices

    President Trump and ASEAN: an absence of strategy

    14 November 2017.  Regional divisions and Trump's indifference are hampering strategic stability in southeast Asia.

  • IISS Voices

    Trump in Asia: Stick to the script

    03 November 2017.  Donald Trump is embarking on a crucial visit to the Asia-Pacific. The president should control his temper, reassure his allies and make a meaningful defence of the rules-based order.

  • Events

    Challenges, opportunities, and innovation in the Indo-Asia-Pacific

    17 October 2017. 

    Tuesday 17 October, 7–8pm SGT
    The Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
    Speaker:
    Admiral Harry B. Harris Jr, Commander, United States Pacific Command
    Chair:
    Dr Tim Huxley, Executive Director, IISS–Asia

  • Strategic Comments

    America’s Indian Ocean strategy

    11 October 2017.  A combination of structural and policy impediments will tend to keep the Indian Ocean region fragmented in the US policy lens. The United States is likely to use the region as a staging area for counter-terrorism efforts in and around the Persian Gulf, and as a secondary theatre in the deepening strategic competition with China. Increasing tension with Iran could also sharpen US focus on the northwest corner of the region.

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