IISS-Americas

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.

Defence Budgeting and National Security

A Conversation with Secretary of the Air Force Deborah Lee James

This event addressed timely topics including how the US defence budget relates to present and future global threats, the modernisation of the Air Force, and the broader strategic framework of the Air Force.

IISS–Americas Rebranding Launch

Opening up to Cuba: Lessons from Canada

Emphasising the Institute's commitment to engaging policymaking communities, multilateral organisations, nongovernmental organisations and multinational corporations throughout North and South America, 'Opening up to Cuba: Lessons from Canada' featured Mark Entwistle, former ambassador of Canada to Cuba.

US Policy Makers Series

The US Policy Makers Series provides a forum for senior US officials to present new policies and initiatives to the broader strategic, expert, business and media communities.

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.