The International Institute for Strategic Studies - Washington, DC

The Washington-based office of the IISS serves as a hub through which policymaking communities, multilateral organisations, nongovernmental organisations and multinational corporations based in the Americas connect with the Institute’s world-leading research and convening power.

The Annual Review of World Affairs

Strategic Survey 2016

Now in its 50th edition, Strategic Survey 2016: The Annual Review of World Affairs charts the significant events and strategic decisions of the year. This IISS–Americas book launch will feature a panel discussion with six IISS experts and audience Q&A at the end. Copies of the book will be available for purchase at the event or can be ordered online.

IISS-Americas Events

IISS–Americas Adelphi Launch

China's Cyber Power

Nigel Inkster discussed China’s rising cyber power against the backdrop of China’s emergence as a world power. After humiliation at the hands of colonial powers in the 19th century, China has struggled to forge a modern identity, but cyber capabilities have become a crucial part of it.

US Friends of the IISS

US Friends of the IISS raises awareness and support for the overall work of IISS among the Institute’s US membership and the interested American public at large.

Latest Post on the Americas

New Report

The US and Russia in the Asia-Pacific 

This report discusses how the US and Russia both depend on developments in the Asia-Pacific region for their future prosperity and security.

Adelphi book

Asia's Latent Nuclear Powers

Under what conditions would the democracies in Northeast Asia seek to join the nuclear weapons club? Mark Fitzpatrick takes a look in the latest IISS Adelphi.