Strategic Snapshots

Surveillance diplomacy

This week the UK passed the DRIP bill in response to a European Court ruling limiting the retention of data, while continuing revelations on NSA spying strained US-German relations. In the latest IISS Strategic Snapshot, Nigel Inkster discusses the politics of surveillance.

Iran and the question of ICBMs

By Dina Esfandiary, Research Associate, Non-Proliferation and Disarmament Programme

Iron Dome - Still a Double-Edged Shield?

By Ben Barry, Senior Fellow for Land Warfare